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Feast Day: July 1 Beatified: September 25, 1988
Junipero Serra Born Miguel Jose Serra on the Spanish island of Majorca, this future saint attended a Franciscan school where his intellectual abilitie MORE
Jul 01, 2015
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Feast Day: June 24
John the Baptist was the son of Zechariah, a priest of the Temple in Jerusalem, and Elizabeth, the Blessed Mother’s cousin. John lived as a hermit u MORE
Jun 01, 2015
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Feast Day: May 17
Paschal Baylon was born to a poor peasant family on Pentecost, known as “the Pasch of the Holy Ghost” in Spain, which is how he obtained his first MORE
May 01, 2015
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Feast Day: April 28
Born near Cuet, France, Pierre Marie Chanel worked as a shepherd boy and attended a small parish school. He attracted the attention of a visiting prie MORE
Apr 01, 2015
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Feast Day: March 9
Born to a wealthy family of Rome, Frances was attracted to religious life early on. Her parents disagreed, and Lorenzo Ponziani, commander of the papa MORE
Mar 02, 2015
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Feast Day: February 3
Blaise, who studied philosophy in his youth, became a physician in Sebastea, Armenia (modern-day Sivas, Turkey), where he was born. He exercised his p MORE
Feb 03, 2015
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Feast Day: January 23
Born in Germany as Maria Anna Barbara Koob (later changed to Cope), this future saint emigrated with her family to Utica, N.Y., in 1839. Cope joined t MORE
Dec 01, 2014
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Feast Day: November 5
On his way to school near Parma, Italy, Guido Conforti would stop to visit a large crucifix in the Church of Peace. “I looked at Him, and He looked MORE
Nov 02, 2014
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Feast Day: October 9
The son of rural Polish farmers, Jerzy Popiełuszko was ordained a priest by Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski in 1972. In 1980, Cardinal Wyszynski asked him MORE
Oct 01, 2014
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Feast Day: September 4
A Canadian nun and mystic, Dina Belanger’s brief life was accompanied by a dazzling musical score that, at her beatification, led St. John Paul II t MORE
Sep 01, 2014
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