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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. Grimbald -- 08 July 2020
 
Birth: 827 Death: 901 Benedictine abbot also called Grimwald, invited to England by King Alfred in 885. Grimbald arrived in England and declined the see of Canterbury, preferring to remain a monk.... READ MORE
St. Kateri Tekakwitha -- 14 July 2020
 
Patron: of the environment and ecology Birth: 1656 Death: April 17, 1680 Beatified: Pope John Paul II Canonized: On 10/21/2012 by Pope Benedict XVI According to legend, Kateri was very devout a... READ MORE
St. Ignatius Loyola -- 31 July 2020
 
Patron: Dioceses of San Sebastiýn and Bilbao, Biscay & Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, Society of Jesus, soldiers, Educators and Education. Birth: 1491 Death: 1556... READ MORE
St. Lydia Purpuraria -- 03 August 2020
 
Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), a town in Asia Minor, famous for its dye works, (hence, her name which means purple seller). She became Paul's first convert at Philipp... READ MORE
St. John Vianney -- 04 August 2020
 
Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, known as John in English, was born May 8, 1786 in Dardilly, France and was baptized the same day. He was the fourth of six children born to Matthieu and Marie Vianney. ... READ MORE
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