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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. Alipius -- 15 August 2020
 
Death: 430 Bishop and companion of St. Augustine. He was born in Tagaste, North Africa, and was raised as a friend of St. Augustine. He went to Rome to study law and became a magistrate there. When... READ MORE
St. Clare of Montefalco -- 17 August 2020
 
Birth: 1268 Death: 1308 Clare was born at Montefalco, Italy, around 1268. As a young woman she joined a convent of Franciscan tertiaries. This group established Holy Cross Convent at Montefalco in... READ MORE
St. Narcissus -- 29 October 2020
 
Birth: AD 99 Death: AD 216 St. Narcissus was born towards the end of the first century in AD 99. He was almost 80-years-old when he was placed at the head of the church of Jerusalem, making him th... READ MORE
St. Eligius -- 01 December 2020
 
Patron: of metalworkers Birth: 590 Eligius (also known as Eloi) was born around 590 near Limoges in France. He became an extremely skillful metalsmith and was appointed master of the mint under Ki... READ MORE
St. Romaric -- 08 December 2020
 
Death: 653 In the account of St Amatus of Remiremont it is related how he brought about the conversion to God of a Merovingian nobleman named Romaric, who became a monk at Luxeuil; and how they aft... READ MORE
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