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Chandeliers: St. Peter Claver
4 weeks ago

Chandeliers: St. Peter Claver

Feast: September 9

St. Peter Claver was a Spanish Jesuit missionary who became the patron saint of slaves, African missions and interracial justice. He spent his life serving African slaves …
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St. Euphrasia Eluvathingal
2 months ago

St. Euphrasia Eluvathingal

Rose Eluvathingal was born on 17 October 1877 to Anthony Eluvathingal Cherpukaran and Kunjethy Chalissery, in the village of Kattoor, in the diocese of Trichur, India. She was the eldest …
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St. Lawrence of Brindisi
3 months ago

St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Feast Day: July 21

Quote: ‘The word of the Lord is a light for the mind and a fire for the will, so that man may know and love God.’


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St. John Marie Vianney, the Cure of Ars
4 months ago

St. John Marie Vianney, the Cure of Ars

Feast: August 4

 John Marie Vianney, also known as the Cure of Ars, is the patron saint of parish priests. John was the fourth of six children to his devout …
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Saint Bernardine of Siena
5 months ago

Saint Bernardine of Siena

‘The name of Jesus is the glory of preachers, because the shining splendour of that name causes his word to be proclaimed and heard.’ – St. Bernardine of Siena

St. …
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St. Giuseppe Moscati
6 months ago

St. Giuseppe Moscati

Feast: 16 November

Giuseppe Moscati was born in Benevento, Italy on July 25, 1880, the seventh of nine children, born to devout Catholic parents. The family moved to Naples when …
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St. Gemma Galgani
7 months ago

St. Gemma Galgani

St. Gemma Galgani, who is popularly known as the Lily of Lucca, was a lay mystic often referred to as the ‘Daughter of Passion,’ for her intense replication of the …
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Saints Basil the Elder and Emmelia
9 months ago

Saints Basil the Elder and Emmelia

Basil, the son of notably devout parents, married Emmelia, whose father had died a martyr. Fleeing the persecution of Christians by the emperor Maximus, they hid for seven years in …
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Saint Couples-St. Augustine Pak Chong-won and St. Barbara Ko Sun-i
11 months ago

Saint Couples-St. Augustine Pak Chong-won and St. Barbara Ko Sun-i

History

 Korea at the end of the eighteenth century was a society based on Confucianism – with rigid hierarchical, class relationships. Scholars and nobility formed the educated minority while the …
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Saints Gwynllyw and Gwladys
12 months ago

Saints Gwynllyw and Gwladys

Gwladys was the daughter of King Brychan of Brecknock, a Christian. Gwynllyw Farfog (the bearded) a neighbouring chieftain, took her for his wife, some say by force. After the two …
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