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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. Thomas Aquinas -- 28 January 2021
 
Patron: of students and all universities Birth: 1226 Death: 1274 Canonized: Pope John XXII in 1323 Thomas is believed to have been born in the castle of Roccasecca in the old county of the Kingd... READ MORE
St. Angela Merici -- 27 January 2021
 
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 2021
 
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 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 o... READ MORE
St. Francis de Sales -- 24 January 2021
 
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
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St. Frances of Rome -- 09 March 2020
 
Frances was born in the city of Rome in 1384 to a wealthy, noble family. From her mother she inherited a quiet manner and a pious devotion to God. From her father, however, she inherited a strong will... READ MORE
St. Michael de Sanctis -- 10 April 2020
 
Patron: of cancer patients Birth: 1591 Death: 1625 Michael de Sanctis was born in Catalonia, Spain around 1591. At the age of six he informed his parents that he was going to be a monk. Moreover,... READ MORE
St. Antipas -- 11 April 2020
 
Patron: against toothache Death: 90 Martyr and disciple of St. John the Apostle who called Antipas "my faithful witness." Tradition states that Antipas was the bishop of Pergamum, but this is not ... READ MORE
St. Cornelius -- 16 September 2020
 
Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was elected Pope to succeed Fabian in an election delayed fourteen months by Decius' persecution of the Christians. The main issu... READ MORE
Pope Saint Martin I -- 13 April 2020
 
Death: 655 Martin I lay too sick to fight on a couch in front of the altar when the soldiers burst into the Lateran basilica. He had come to the church when he heard the soldiers had landed. But th... READ MORE
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