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St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Posted Friday July 21, 2017 by admin

Caesare de Rossi was born at Brandisi, kingdom of Naples, on July...

Caesare de Rossi was born at Brandisi, kingdom of Naples, on July 22nd. He was educated by the conventual Franciscans there and by his uncle at St. Mark’s in Venice....

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St. Lawrence of Brindisi

St. Margaret of Antioch

Posted Thursday July 20, 2017 by admin

Nothing certain is known of her, but according to her untrustworthy legend,...

Nothing certain is known of her, but according to her untrustworthy legend, she was the daughter of a pagan priest at Antioch in Pisidia. Also known as Marina, she was...

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St. Margaret of Antioch

St. Arsenius the Great

Posted Wednesday July 19, 2017 by admin

Confessor and hermit on the Nile. Arsenius, who was born in Rome...

Confessor and hermit on the Nile. Arsenius, who was born in Rome in 354, was the tutor of the children of Emperors Theodosius I the Great, Arcadius, and Honorius. At...

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St. Arsenius the Great

St. Frederick

Posted Tuesday July 18, 2017 by admin

St. Frederick, Bishop of Utrecht, Martyr Frederick was trained in piety and...

St. Frederick, Bishop of Utrecht, Martyr Frederick was trained in piety and sacred learning among the clergy of the Church of Utrecht. Being ordained priest, he was charged by Bishop...

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St. Frederick

Carmelite Nuns of Compiegne

Posted Monday July 17, 2017 by admin

Sixteen Carmelites caught up in the French Revolution and martyred. When the...

Sixteen Carmelites caught up in the French Revolution and martyred. When the revolution started in 1789, a group of twenty-one discalced Carmelites lived in a monastery in Compiegne France, founded...

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Carmelite Nuns of Compiegne

St. Carmen

Posted Sunday July 16, 2017 by admin

According to my resources, the name Carmen is a derivation of Carmel...

According to my resources, the name Carmen is a derivation of Carmel which is one of the titles given to Our Blessed Mother, namely, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. This...

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St. Carmen

St. Bonaventure

Posted Saturday July 15, 2017 by admin

St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (Feast day-July 15) St....

St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (Feast day-July 15) St. Bonaventure, known as “the seraphic doctor,” was born at Bagnorea in Tuscany, in 1221. He received the name...

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St. Bonaventure

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

Posted Friday July 14, 2017 by admin

St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be recognized as...

St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church. She was born in 1656, in the Mohawk village of Ossernenon. Her...

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St. Kateri Tekakwitha

St. Henry

Posted Thursday July 13, 2017 by admin

St. Henry, son of Henry, Duke of Bavaria, and of Gisella, daughter...

St. Henry, son of Henry, Duke of Bavaria, and of Gisella, daughter of Conrad, King of Burgundy, was born in 972. He received an excellent education under the care of...

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St. Henry

St. John Gaulbert, Abbot

Posted Wednesday July 12, 2017 by admin

Saint John Gaulbert, Abbot – Feast day is July 12th The city...

Saint John Gaulbert, Abbot – Feast day is July 12th The city of Florence gave to the world Saint John Gaulbert. Although he enjoyed the benefits of an early Christian...

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St. John Gaulbert, Abbot