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St. Andrew Dung Lac 24 November 2020 -- Through the missionary efforts of various religious families beginning in the sixteenth century and continuing until 1866, the Vietnamese people heard the message of the gospel, and many accepted it despite persecution and even death. On June 19, 1988, Pope John Paul II canonized 117 persons martyred in the eighteenth century. Among these were ninety-six Vietnamese, eleven missionaries born in Spain and belonging to the Order of Preachers, and te... READ MORE
 
 
     
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St. Catherine of Alexandria -- 25 November 2020
 
Patron: of students, unmarried girls, apologists Birth: 287 Death: 305 Saint Catherine of Alexandria is a canonized saint in the Catholic Church who, per Christian tradition, was martyred around ... READ MORE
St. Andrew Dung Lac -- 24 November 2020
 
Through the missionary efforts of various religious families beginning in the sixteenth century and continuing until 1866, the Vietnamese people heard the message of the gospel, and many accepted it d... READ MORE
Bl. Miguel Pro -- 23 November 2020
 
Birth: 1891 Beatified: Pope John Paul II Born on January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Mexico, Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez was the eldest son of Miguel Pro and Josefa Juarez. Miguelito, as his doting fa... READ MORE
St. Cecilia -- 22 November 2020
 
Patron: of musicians Birth: 2nd century Death: 3rd century In the fourth century a Greek religious romance on the Loves of Cecilia and Valerian was written in glorification of virginal life with ... READ MORE
St. Gelasius -- 21 November 2020
 
St. Gelasius I, Pope (Feast day - November 21) Gelasius was born in Rome, in the fifth century, the son of an African named Valerius. Later, ordained a priest, he was elected Pope on March 1st, 492. ... 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. 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. 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. Rosalia -- 04 September 2020
 
Death: 1160 St. Rosalia, daughter of Sinibald, Lord of Roses and Quisquina, was a descendant of the great Charlemagne. She was born at Palermo in Sicily. In her youth, her heart turned from earthly... READ MORE
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