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Saints

Feast Day: October 11
Born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli near Bergamo, Italy, the future pope was ordained a priest in 1904 and became a scholar in Church history. In 1925, Pope MORE
Oct 01, 2012
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Feast Day: September 5
She was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, the daughter of an Albanian grocer, in Skopje, Macedonia. At 17, she entered a congregation of Irish Loretto siste MORE
Sep 03, 2012
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Feast Day: August 9
Born in Breslau, Germany, to a prominent Jewish family, Edith Stein abandoned Judaism around 1904 and became a self-proclaimed atheist. Her brilliant MORE
Jul 03, 2012
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Feast Day: June 26
Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer grew up in a devout and happy Catholic home, although the family was forced to overcome many challenges. Josemaría en MORE
Jun 02, 2012
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Feast Day: May 30
Born in Turin, Italy, Giuseppe Marello entered the seminary at the age of 12. He suffered a bout of typhus in 1863, and vowed to complete his studies MORE
May 01, 2012
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Feast Day: April 24
A native of Milan, Italy, this modern saint served as a stretcher-bearer during the Second Italian War of Independence. Horrified by the war, he left MORE
Apr 02, 2012
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Feast Day: March 2
Princess Agnes of Bohemia was born in Prague. She was entrusted into the care of the Cistercian nuns at the age of three. Her family tried to organize MORE
Mar 02, 2012
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Feast Day: February 8
Called Bakhita (“the Lucky One”) by the slave traders who took away her freedom and Madre Moretta (“Black Mother”) by those she later served a MORE
Feb 04, 2012
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Feast Day: January 21
“A new kind of martyrdom!” exclaimed St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan. The assembly cheered and applauded. Ambrose was celebrating St. Agnes because s MORE
Dec 05, 2011
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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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