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Saint of the Day for Sunday, December 13th, 2015: St. Lucy


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St. Lucy

Lucy’s history has been lost and all we really know for certain is that this brave woman who lived in Syracuse lost her life during the persecution of Christians in the early fourth century. Her … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 29th, 2015: St. Saturninus


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St. Saturninus

St. Saturninus Bishop of Toulouse and Martyr November 29 A.D. 257     St. Saturninus went from Rome by the direction of pope Fabian, about the year 245, to preach the faith in Gaul, … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 22nd, 2015: St. Cecilia


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St. Cecilia

In the fourth century a Greek religious romance on the Loves of Cecilia and Valerian was written in glorification of virginal life with the purpose of taking the place of then-popular sensual … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 15th, 2015: St. Albert the Great


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St. Albert the Great

Albert the Great was one of the Church’s greatest intellects. He studied at the University of Padua and later taught at Hildesheim, Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Regensburg, and Strasbourg. He then taught at … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 8th, 2015: St. Castorius


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St. Castorius

St. Castorius is the patron saint of sculptors and his feast day is November 8th. Castorius, Claudius, Nicostratus, and Symphorian are called “the four crowned martyrs” who were tortured … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 11th, 2015: St. Damien of Molokai


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St. Damien of Molokai

The Leper Priest, the Hero of Molokai. Born in Tremelo, Belgium, on January 3, 1840, he joined the Sacred Hearts Fathers in 1860. He was bom Joseph and received the name Damien in religious life.
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Saint of the Day for Sunday, June 28th, 2015: St. Irenaeus


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St. Irenaeus

The writings of St. Irenaeus entitle him to a high place among the fathers of the Church, for they not only laid the foundations of Christian theology but, by exposing and refuting the errors of the … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, April 19th, 2015: St. Alphege


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St. Alphege

Archbishop and “the First Martyr of Canterbury.” He was born in 953 and became a monk in the Deerhurst Monastery in Gloucester, England, asking after a few years to become a hermit. He received … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, March 15th, 2015: St. Louise de Marillac


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St. Louise de Marillac

Louise de Marillac was born probably at Ferrieres-en-Brie near Meux, France, on August 12, 1591. She was educated by the Dominican nuns at Poissy. She desired to become a nun but on the advice of her … continue reading

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