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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. John Bosco -- 31 January 2023
John Melchior Bosco, SDB (Italian: Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco; Piedmontese: Gioann Melchior Bòsch; 16 August 1815[4] – 31 January 1888),[5][6] popularly known as Don Bosco [?d?m ?b?sko, bo-], was an It... READ MORE
St. Martina of Rome -- 30 January 2023
Martina of Rome was a Roman martyr under the Emperor Severus Alexander. A patron saint of Rome, she was martyred in 226, according to some authorities, more probably in 228, under the pontificate of P... READ MORE
ST. Sulpicius Severus -- 29 January 2023
Sulpicius Severus (c. 363 – c. 425) was a Christian writer and native of Aquitania in modern-day France. He is known for his chronicle of sacred history, as well as his biography of Saint Martin of To... READ MORE
ST. Thomas Aquinas -- 28 January 2023
Thomas Aquinas, OP (/??kwa?n?s/; Italian: Tommaso d'Aquino, lit.?'Thomas of Aquino'; 1225 – 7 March 1274) was an Italian Dominican friar and priest who was an influential philosopher, theologian and j... READ MORE
ST. ANGELA MERICI -- 27 January 2023
Angela Merici or Angela de Merici; 21 March 1474 – 27 January 1540) was an Italian religious educator, who is honored as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. She founded the Company of St. Ursula in ... 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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