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Saints

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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Feast Day: August 8
Australia’s only canonized saint, Mary MacKillop strove to tame her country’s spiritual and material poverty. She was the eldest of eight children MORE
Jul 01, 2014
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Feast Day: June 6
A bold defender of the Church, Rafael Guizar y Valencia became a top target of anti-Catholic zealots when the Mexican Revolution began in 1910. To esc MORE
Jun 02, 2014
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Feast Day: May 1
A late vocation, Richard Pampuri was an Italian spiritual physician as well as a doctor of medicine. Orphaned by age 10, the young Erminio Filippo Pam MORE
May 02, 2014
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Feast Day: April 11
Except for the stigmata, the life of this Italian mystic bore no amazing signs of her inner faith. But word of her sanctity spread fast, miracles attr MORE
Apr 01, 2014
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