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Saint of the Day for Friday, December 18th, 2015: St. Rufus


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St. Rufus

Rufus and Zosimus were citizens of Antioch (or perhaps Philippi) who were brought to Rome with St. Ignatius of Antioch during the reign of Emperor Trajan. They were condemned to death for their … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, December 11th, 2015: Pope Saint Damasus I


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Pope Saint Damasus I

All lovers of Scripture have reason to celebrate this day. Damasus was the pope who commissioned Saint Jerome to translate the Scriptures into Latin, the Vulgate version of the Bible. Damasus was … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, November 6th, 2015: St. Leonard


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St. Leonard

According to unreliable sources, he was a Frank courtier who was converted by St. Remigius, refused the offer of a See from his godfather, King Clovis I, and became a monk at Micy. He lived as a … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, October 30th, 2015: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez


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St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

Confessor and Jay brother, also called Alonso. He was born in Segovia, Spain, on July 25, 1532, the son of a wealthy merchant, and was prepared for First Communion by Blessed Peter Favre, a friend of … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, October 23rd, 2015: St. John of Capistrano


Saint of the Day for Friday, September 18th, 2015: St. Joseph of Cupertino


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St. Joseph of Cupertino

St. Joseph was born at Cupertino, in the diocese of Nardo in the Kingdom of Naples, in 1603. After spending his childhood and adolescence in simplicity and innocence, he finally joined the Franciscan … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, July 3rd, 2015: St. Thomas


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St. Thomas

St. Thomas was a Jew, called to be one of the twelve Apostles. He was a dedicated but impetuous follower of Christ. When Jesus said He was returning to Judea to visit His sick friend Lazarus, Thomas … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, April 10th, 2015: St. Michael de Sanctis


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St. Michael de Sanctis

Michael de Sanctis was born in Catalonia, Spain around 1591. At the age of six he informed his parents that he was going to be a monk. Moreover, he imitated St. Francis of Assisi to such a great … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, April 3rd, 2015: St. Richard of Wyche


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St. Richard of Wyche

Richard of Wyche, also known as Richard of Chichester, was born at Wyche (Droitwich), Worcestershire, England. He was orphaned when he was quite young. He retrieved the fortunes of the mismanaged … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, March 13th, 2015: Bl. Agnello of Pisa


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Bl. Agnello of Pisa

The founder of the English Franciscan province, Blessed Agnello, was admitted into the Order by St. Francis himself on the occasion of his sojourn in Pisa. He was sent to the Friary in Paris, of … continue reading

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