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St. Eligius 01 December 2021 -- Patron: of metalworkers Birth: 590 Eligius (also known as Eloi) was born around 590 near Limoges in France. He became an extremely skillful metalsmith and was appointed master of the mint under King Clotaire II of Paris. Eligius developed a close friendship with the King and his reputation as an outstanding metalsmith became widespread. With his fame came fortune. Eligius was very generous to the poor, ransomed many slaves, and built several ... READ MORE
 
 
     
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St. Juan Diego -- 09 December 2021
 
Patron: of Indigenous people Birth: 1474 Death: 1548 Beatified: May 6, 1990 by Pope John Paul II Canonized: July 31, 2002 by Pope John Paul II Saint Juan Diego was born in 1474 as Cuauhtlatoatz... READ MORE
St. Romaric -- 08 December 2021
 
Death: 653 In the account of St Amatus of Remiremont it is related how he brought about the conversion to God of a Merovingian nobleman named Romaric, who became a monk at Luxeuil; and how they aft... READ MORE
St. Maria Giuseppe Rossello -- 07 December 2021
 
Foundress of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy. She was born at Albisola Marina, Liguria, Italy, in 1811, and was baptized Benedetta. At sixteen she became a Franciscan tertiary, and in 1837, she and... READ MORE
St. Nicholas -- 06 December 2021
 
Patron: of Bakers and Pawnbrokers The great veneration with which St. Nicholas has been honored for many ages and the number of altars and churches all over the world that are dedicated in his memo... READ MORE
St. Sabas -- 05 December 2021
 
Birth: 439 Death: 532 Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son of an army officer there who when assigned to Alexandria, left him in the care of an uncle. Mistreated ... READ MORE
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St. Louise de Marillac -- 15 March 2021
 
Death: 1660 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... READ MORE
St. Saturninus -- 29 November 2021
 
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, where St. Trophimu... READ MORE
St. Eligius -- 01 December 2021
 
Patron: of metalworkers Birth: 590 Eligius (also known as Eloi) was born around 590 near Limoges in France. He became an extremely skillful metalsmith and was appointed master of the mint under Ki... READ MORE
St. Martin of Tours -- 11 November 2021
 
Patron: of the poor, soldiers, conscientious objectors, tailors, and winemakers Birth: 316 or 336 Death: 397 Saint Martin of Tours was born in in Savaria, Pannonia in either the year 316 or 336 A... 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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