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Saints

Feast Day: November 13
“I expect great things of him,” St. Peter Canisius of wrote Stanislaus Kostka. He had in mind the accomplishments of St. Francis Xavier and other MORE
Nov 01, 2011
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Feast Day: October 29
Pope Benedict XVI beatified Chiara “Luce” Badano on Sept. 25, 2010, just 20 years after her death. That should not surprise us, for she modeled a MORE
Oct 01, 2011
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Feast Day: September 20
In the mid-19th century, the Catholic faith took root in Korea despite vicious persecutions. For example, the Korean government executed several thous MORE
Sep 01, 2011
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Feast Day: July 4
Pier Giorgio Frassati’s life in Turin, Italy, was a balance of opposites, which drew people to the supernatural. He was wealthy, but lived in povert MORE
Jul 01, 2011
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Feast Day: June 3
In the 1880s, missionaries introduced Christianity into the Ugandan kingdom of Buganda. Fearing for their power, witch doctors persuaded King Mwanga t MORE
Jun 01, 2011
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Feast Day: May 30
Joan of Arc, a simple peasant girl, began to hear mysterious voices daily in 1425. She identified the speaker as St. Michael the Archangel, who in 142 MORE
May 01, 2011
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Feast Day: April 16
Bernadette Soubirous’ humdrum life would have likely gone unnoticed except for a luminous two-month interlude. She was the oldest daughter of an imp MORE
Apr 01, 2011
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Feast Day: March 7
Felicity and Perpetua were vibrant young women who lived in Carthage, North Africa. Shortly after they were converted in 203, a persecution erupted in MORE
Mar 03, 2011
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Feast Day: Feb. 20
Like her Son, the Blessed Mother has an “option for the poor.” God had given her three secrets for the world. She chose to deliver them not to kin MORE
Feb 08, 2011
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Feast Day: January 7
Born into a wealthy family related to the royal family of Aragon in Spain, Raymond was educated at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Barcelona where MORE
Dec 03, 2010
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