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Saints

Feast Day: March 30
The Nazis’ wickedness cowed many into silence, but not Maria Restituta. Born Helen Kafka, she grew up in Vienna, Austria. After leaving school at 15 MORE
Mar 01, 2013
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Feast Day: February 5
A Roman native, Elizabeth Canori married Christopher Mora, a lawyer from a wealthy family. The couple was happy, but Christopher soon took a mistress MORE
Feb 02, 2013
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Feast Day: December 9
Juan Diego was a native Mexican whose name “Cuauhtlatoatzin” means “the talking eagle.” He was born in Mexico City and converted to Catholicis MORE
Dec 03, 2012
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Feast Day: November 16
Giuseppe Moscati was a beloved physician for his efforts to better the lives of the poor in Naples, Italy. Early in his career, he became famous for h MORE
Nov 01, 2012
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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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