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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. Pachomius -- 09 May 2020
 
Birth: 292 Death: 348 St. Pachomius was born about 292 in the Upeer Thebaid in Egypt and was inducted into the Emperor's army as a twenty-year-old. The great kindness of Christians at Thebes towar... READ MORE
St. Ignatius of Laconi -- 11 May 2020
 
Birth: 1701 Death: 1781 Ignatius was the son of a poor farmer in Laconi, Italy. He was born on December 17, 1701. When he was about seventeen, he became very ill. He promised to be a Franciscan if... READ MORE
Sts. Nereus & Achilleus -- 12 May 2020
 
So often we hear people or even ourselves excuse an action by saying "I was only following orders." But for Nereus and Achilleus this excuse could not stand in the face of the cross. Everything we ... READ MORE
St. William of Vercelli -- 25 June 2020
 
Patron: of Irpinia Birth: 1085 Death: 1142 William of Vercelli, Saint 1085-1142. founder, born in Vercelli Italy he was brought up as an orphan became a hermit on Monte Vergine, Italy after a pil... READ MORE
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
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