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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. Agnes -- 21 January 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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
St. Volusian -- 18 January 2022
Death: 496 Bishop of Tours, France. A senator at Tours, he was initially married, supposedly to a most unpleasant wife. Named bishop of the city in 488, he was forced to leave the see in 496 by the... READ MORE
St. Anthony the Abbot -- 17 January 2022
Two Greek philosophers ventured out into the Egyptian desert to the mountain where Anthony lived. When they got there, Anthony asked them why they had come to talk to such a foolish man? He had reason... 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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