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St. Celestine 19 May 2021 -- When the father of this Italian saint died, his good mother brought up her twelve children well, even though they were very poor. "Oh, if I could only have the joy of seeing one of you become a saint!" she use to say. Once when she asked as usual, "which one of you is going to become a saint?" little Peter (who was to become Pope Celestine) answered with all his heart, "Me, mama! I'll become a saint!" And he did. When he was twenty, Peter beca... READ MORE
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St. Mechtildis -- 31 May 2021
Death: 1160 Benedictine abbess and miracle worker. She was the daughter of Count Berthold of Andechs, in modem Bavaria, Germany. The count and his wife, Sophia, founded a monastery on their es­tate... READ MORE
St. Joan of Arc -- 30 May 2021
Patron: of soldiers and France Birth: 1412 Death: 1431 Canonized: Pope Benedict XV St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. On January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to piou... READ MORE
St. Maximinus of Trier -- 29 May 2021
Patron: of Trier; invoked as protection against perjury, loss at sea and destructive rains Death: 347 Bishop of Trier, Germany, from 332, and a miracle worker. He was probably born at Silly, Franc... READ MORE
Bl. Margaret Pole -- 28 May 2021
Birth: 1473 Death: 1541 Martyr of England. She was born Margaret Plantagenet, the niece of Edward IV and Rich­ard III. She married Sir Reginald Pole about 1491 and bore five sons, including Regina... READ MORE
St. Augustine of Canterbury -- 27 May 2021
Death: 605 At the end of the sixth century anyone would have said that Augustine had found his niche in life. Looking at this respected prior of a monastery, almost anyone would have predicted he w... READ MORE
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St. John Joseph of the Cross -- 05 March 2020
Patron: of Ischia Birth: 1654 Death: 1739 St. John Joseph of the Cross was born about the middle of the seventeenth century in the beautiful island of Ischia, near Naples. From his childhood he w... READ MORE
St. Januarius -- 19 September 2020
Patron: of blood banks; Naples; volcanic eruptions St. Januarius was born in Italy and was bishop of Benevento during the Emperor Diocletion persecution. Bishop Januarius went to visit two deacons ... READ MORE
St. Colette -- 06 March 2020
Patron: Women seeking to conceive, expectant mothers and sick children Birth: 1380 Death: 1447 Beatified: January 23, 1740 by Pope Clement XII Canonized: May 24, 1807 by Pope Pius VII Colette w... READ MORE
St. Patrick -- 17 March 2020
Patron: of Ireland Birth: 387 Death: 461 St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world's most popular saints. He was born in Roman Britain and when he was fourteen or so, he was captured by Irish pi... READ MORE
St. Waldetrudis -- 09 April 2020
Death: 688 Also known as Waltrude or Waudru, she was the daughter of Saints Walbert and Bertilia and sister of St. Aldegunus of Maubeuge. Marrying St. Vincent Madelgarius, she became the mother of ... READ MORE
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