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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 : St. John Neumann


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St. John Neumann

This American saint was born in Bohemia in 1811. He was looking forward to being ordained in 1835 when the bishop decided there would be no more ordinations. It is difficult for us to imagine now, … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, December 15th, 2015: St. Mary Di Rosa


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St. Mary Di Rosa

Saint Mary (Paula) Di Rosa December 15 The pounding on the barricaded door of the military hospital sent every heart thudding in terror. In the middle of the war in Brescia (Italy) in 1848, the … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, December 1st, 2015: St. Eligius


Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 24th, 2015: St. Andrew Dung Lac


Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 17th, 2015: St. Hugh of Lincoln


Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 10th, 2015: St. Leo the Great


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St. Leo the Great

St. Leo the Great was born in Tuscany. As deacon, he was dispatched to Gaul as a mediator by Emperor Valentinian III. He reigned as Pope between 440 and 461. He persuaded Emperor Valentinian to … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 27th, 2015: St. Frumentius


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St. Frumentius

Called “Abuna” or “the father’ of Ethiopia, sent to that land by St. Athanasius. Frumentius was born in Tyre, Lebanon. While on a voyage in the Red Sea with St. Aedesius, possibly his brother, only … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015: St. Paul of the Cross


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St. Paul of the Cross

St. Paul of the Cross was born at Ovada in the Republic of Genoa, January 3, 1694. His infancy and youth were spent in great innocence and piety. He was inspired from on high to found a congregation; … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, September 15th, 2015: St. Valerian


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St. Valerian

The massacre of the martyrs of Lyons with their bishop, St. Pothinus, took place during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius in the year 177. Marcellus, a priest, we are told, by Divine intervention, … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, August 4th, 2015: St. John Vianney


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St. John Vianney

St. John Vianney, Priest (Patron of priests) Feast day – August 4 Universally known as the “Cure of Ars),” St. John Mary Vianney was ordained a priest in 1815. Three years later he was made … continue readin

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, June 30th, 2015: First Martyrs of the See of Rome


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First Martyrs of the See of Rome

The holy men and women are also called the �Protomartyrs of Rome.� They were accused of burning Rome by Nero , who burned Rome to cover his own crimes. Some martyrs were burned as living torches at … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 28th, 2015: St. Peter Chanel


Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 14th, 2015: St. Lydwine


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St. Lydwine

St. Lydwine is the patroness of sickness Lydwine of Schiedam was born at Schiedam, Holland, one of nine children of a working man. After an injury in her youth, she became bedridden and suffered the … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 31st, 2015: St. Benjamin


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St. Benjamin

St. Benjamin, Martyr (Feast Day – March 31) The Christians in Persia had enjoyed twelve years of peace during the reign of Isdegerd, son of Sapor III, when in 420 it was disturbed by the indiscreet … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 24th, 2015: St. Aldemar


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St. Aldemar

Abbot and miracle worker, called “the Wise.” Born in Capua, Italy, he became a monk in Monte Cassino and was called to the attention of a Princess Aloara of the region. When she built a new … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 17th, 2015: St. Patrick


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St. Patrick

St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world’s most popular saints. Apostle of Ireland, born at Kilpatrick, near Dumbarton, in Scotland, in the year 387; died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland, 17 … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 10th, 2015: St. John Ogilvie


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St. John Ogilvie

Born in 1579, John Ogilvie belonged to Scottish nobility. Raised a Calvinist, he was educated on the continent. Exposed to the religious controversies of his day and impressed with the faith of the … continue reading

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