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ST. CORNELIUS the CENTURION 02 February 2023 -- Cornelius (Greek: Kornélios; Latin: Cornelius) was a Roman centurion who is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile to convert to the faith, as related in Acts of the Apostles (see Ethiopian eunuch for the competing tradition). The baptism of Cornelius is an important event in the history of the early Christian church. He may have belonged to the gens Cornelia, a prominent Roman family.... READ MORE
 
 
     
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ST. AGATHA OF SICILY -- 05 February 2023
 
Agatha of Sicily (c.?231 – 251 AD) is a Christian saint. Her feast is on 5 February. Agatha was born in Catania, part of the Roman Province of Sicily, and was martyred c.?251. She is one of several vi... READ MORE
St. Andrea Corsini -- 04 February 2023
 
Andrea Corsini (30 November 1302 – 6 January 1373 or 1374) was an Italian Catholic prelate and professed member from the Carmelites who served as the Bishop of Fiesole from 1349 until his death. Cors... READ MORE
ST. BLAISE -- 03 February 2023
 
Blaise of Sebaste (Armenian: Surb Vlasi; Greek: Agios Vlasios; Latin: Blasius) was a physician and bishop of Sebastea in historical Armenia (modern Sivas, Turkey) who is venerated as a Christian saint... READ MORE
ST. CORNELIUS the CENTURION -- 02 February 2023
 
Cornelius (Greek: Kornélios; Latin: Cornelius) was a Roman centurion who is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile to convert to the faith, as related in Acts of the Apostles (see Ethiopian ... READ MORE
ST. BRIGID OF IRELAND -- 01 February 2023
 
Saint Brigid of Kildare or Brigid of Ireland (Irish: Naomh Bríd; Latin: Brigida; c.?451 – 525) is the patroness saint (or 'mother saint') of Ireland, and one of its three national saints along with Pa... READ MORE
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St. Cornelius -- 16 September 2021
 
Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was elected Pope to succeed Fabian in an election delayed fourteen months by Decius' persecution of the Christians. The main issu... READ MORE
St. Dominic of Silos -- 20 December 2021
 
Patron: against rabies; against rabid dogs; against insects; captives; pregnant women; prisoners; shepherds Birth: 1000 Death: 1073 Benedictine abbot and defender of the faith. Born in Canas, Nav... READ MORE
St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen -- 24 April 2022
 
Birth: 1577 Death: 1622 Franciscan Capuchin martyr. He was born Mark Rey is Sigmaringen, Germany, in 1577. A practicing lawyer, he traveled across Europe as a tutor to aristocrats but then started... READ MORE
St. Peter of Tarantaise -- 08 May 2020
 
Birth: 1102 Death: 1175 Cistercian archbishop. Peter was born near Vienne, in Dauphine, France, and joined the Cistercian Order at Bonneveaux at the age of twenty with his two brothers and father.... READ MORE
St. Pachomius -- 09 May 2020
 
Birth: 292 Death: 348 St. Pachomius was born about 292 in the Upeer Thebaid in Egypt and was inducted into the Emperor's army as a twenty-year-old. The great kindness of Christians at Thebes towar... READ MORE
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