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St. John Joseph of the Cross 05 March 2021 -- 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 was the model of virtue, and in his sixteenth year he entered the Franciscan Order of the Strictest Observance, or Reform of St. Peter of Alcantara. Such was the edification he gave in his Order, that within three years after his profession he was sen... READ MORE
 
 
     
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St. Constantine -- 11 March 2021
 
Constantine was king of Cornwall. Unreliable tradition has him married to the daughter of the king of Brittany who on her death ceded his throne to his son and became a monk at St. Mochuda monastery a... READ MORE
St. John Ogilvie -- 10 March 2021
 
Birth: 1579 Death: 1615 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 impres... READ MORE
St. Frances of Rome -- 09 March 2021
 
Birth: 1384 Death: 1440 Frances was born in the city of Rome in 1384 to a wealthy, noble family. From her mother she inherited a quiet manner and a pious devotion to God. From her father, however,... READ MORE
St. John of God -- 08 March 2021
 
Patron: of Booksellers Birth: 1495 Death: 1550 From the time he was eight to the day he died, John followed every impulse of his heart. The challenge for him was to rush to follow the promptings ... READ MORE
Sts. Perpetua and Felicity -- 07 March 2021
 
Patron: of mothers, expectant mothers, ranchers and butchers Death: 203 Sts. Perpetua and Felicity were Christian martyrs who lived during the early persecution of the Church in Africa by the Empe... 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. 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. 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. 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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