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St. Valentine

Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, is a third-century...

Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely celebrated on February 14 and commonly associated with “courtly love.” Although not much of St....

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St. Valentine

Daily Gospel – LK 4:1-13

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was...

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil. He ate...

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Daily Gospel – LK 4:1-13

Daily Gospel – LK 5:27-32

Jesus saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the customs post....

Jesus saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And leaving everything behind, he got up and followed him. Then Levi...

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Daily Gospel – LK 5:27-32

St. Catherine de Ricci

St. Catherine was born in Florence in 1522. Her baptismal name was...

St. Catherine was born in Florence in 1522. Her baptismal name was Alexandrina, but she took the name of Catherine upon entering religion. From her earliest infancy she manifested a...

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St. Catherine de Ricci

Daily Gospel – LK 9:22-25

Jesus said to his disciples: “The Son of Man must suffer greatly...

Jesus said to his disciples: “The Son of Man must suffer greatly and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the...

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Daily Gospel – LK 9:22-25

St. Paschal

Paschal was the son of Bonosus, a Roman. He studied at the...

Paschal was the son of Bonosus, a Roman. He studied at the Lateran, was named head of St. Stephen’s monastery, which housed pilgrims to Rome, and was elected Pope to...

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St. Paschal

Daily Gospel – Mt 6:1-6, 16-18

Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds...

Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father. When...

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Daily Gospel – Mt 6:1-6, 16-18

St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, consecrated her life to God from...

St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, consecrated her life to God from her earliest youth. After her brother went to Monte Cassino, where he established his famous monastery, she took...

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St. Scholastica

Daily Gospel – MK 7:1-13

When the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered...

When the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus, they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands....

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Daily Gospel – MK 7:1-13

St. Apollonia

St. Apollonia, who died in the year 249, was martyred for not...

St. Apollonia, who died in the year 249, was martyred for not renouncing her faith during the reign of Emperor Philip. The account of the life of St. Apollonia was...

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St. Apollonia