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St. Peter Thomas 25 January 2022 -- Birth: 1305 Death: 1366 Carmelite Latinpatriarch and papal legate. Peter was born in Gascony, France and joined the Carmelites while still a young man. In 1342 he was appointed procurator of the order and, from Avignon, he oversaw the organization and government of the Carmelites. As Avignon was then the seat of the popes, he entered into their service, attracting papal attention because of his skills as a preacher and his elo­quence. Named t... READ MORE
 
 
     
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St. Angela Merici -- 28 January 2022
 
Patron: of the sick, disabled and physically challenged people and those grieving the loss of parents Birth: March 21, 1474 Death: January 27, 1540 Beatified: April 30, 1768 by Pope Clement XIII C... READ MORE
St. Timothy -- 26 January 2022
 
Born at Lystra, Lycaenia, Timothy was the son of a Greek father and Eunice, a converted Jewess. He joined St. Paul when Paul preached at Lystra replacing Barnabas, and became Paul's close friend and c... READ MORE
St. Peter Thomas -- 25 January 2022
 
Birth: 1305 Death: 1366 Carmelite Latinpatriarch and papal legate. Peter was born in Gascony, France and joined the Carmelites while still a young man. In 1342 he was appointed procurator of the o... READ MORE
St. Francis de Sales -- 24 January 2022
 
Patron: of Catholic writers, the Catholic press, the deaf, journalists, adult education Birth: August 21, 1567 Death: December 28, 1622 Beatified: January 8, 1661 by Pope Alexander VII Canonized: ... READ MORE
St. Vincent Pallotti -- 22 January 2022
 
Birth: 1795 Death: 1850 St. Vincent Pallotti, Priest (Feast - January 22) Born in Rome in 1795, St. Vincent became a priest and dedicated himself completely to God and cared for souls. He dreamed ... 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. Andrew the Apostle -- 30 November 2021
 
Patron: of Fishermen, singers, Scotland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and Patras Birth: Early 1st Century Death: Mid-to late 1st Century St. Andrew, also known as Andrew the Apostle, was a Christian ... READ MORE
St. Junipero Serra -- 01 July 2020
 
Patron: of Vocations Birth: 1713 Death: 1784 Beatified: Pope John Paul II Canonized: September 23, 2015, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C., by Pope Fra... READ MORE
St. Matthew -- 21 September 2021
 
Patron: Bankers Little is known about St. Matthew, except that he was the son of Alpheus, and he was likely born in Galilee. He worked as a tax collector, which was a hated profession during the ti... 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
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