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St. Peter Thomas 25 January 2021 -- 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. Ildephonsus -- 23 January 2021
 
Birth: 607 Death: 667 St. Ildephonsus is highly regarded in Spain and closely associated with devotion to the Blessed Virgin which he fostered by his famous work concerning her perpetual virginity... READ MORE
St. Vincent Pallotti -- 22 January 2021
 
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
St. Agnes -- 21 January 2021
 
Patron: of young girls, chastity, rape survivors, and the Children of Mary Birth: 291 Death: 304 St. Agnes of Rome was born in 291 AD and raised in a Christian family. Agnes was very beautiful an... READ MORE
St. Fabian -- 20 January 2021
 
Death: 250 Eusebius, born just a few years after Fabian's death, tells us how Fabian came to Rome after Pope Anteros died in 236. A layperson, and not a very important one, he may have come for the... READ MORE
St. Fillan -- 19 January 2021
 
Fillan, son of Feriach and St. Kentigerna, was also known as Foelan. He became a monk in his youth and accompanied his mother from Ireland to Scotland where he lived as a hermit near St. Andrew's mona... 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. 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. 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. 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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