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Pope Saint Damasus I

Posted Monday December 11, 2017 by admin

All lovers of Scripture have reason to celebrate this day. Damasus was...

All lovers of Scripture have reason to celebrate this day. Damasus was the pope who commissioned Saint Jerome to translate the Scriptures into Latin, the Vulgate version of the Bible....

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Pope Saint Damasus I

Pope Saint Gregory III

Posted Sunday December 10, 2017 by admin

He was just standing there, not doing anything special. As a Syrian...

He was just standing there, not doing anything special. As a Syrian priest he must have felt a little out of place among the Roman people mourning that day for...

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Pope Saint Gregory III

St. Juan Diego

Posted Saturday December 09, 2017 by admin

Juan Diego was born in 1474 in the calpulli or ward of...

Juan Diego was born in 1474 in the calpulli or ward of Tlayacac in Cuauhtitlan, which was established in 1168 by Nahua tribesmen and conquered by the Aztec lord Axayacatl...

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St. Juan Diego

St. Romaric

Posted Friday December 08, 2017 by admin

In the account of St Amatus of Remiremont it is related how...

In the account of St Amatus of Remiremont it is related how he brought about the conversion to God of a Merovingian nobleman named Romaric, who became a monk at...

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St. Romaric

St. Maria Giuseppe Rossello

Posted Thursday December 07, 2017 by admin

Foundress of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy. She was born...

Foundress of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy. She was born at Albisola Marina, Liguria, Italy, in 1811, and was baptized Benedetta. At sixteen she became a Franciscan tertiary,...

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St. Maria Giuseppe Rossello

St. Nicholas

Posted Wednesday December 06, 2017 by admin

The great veneration with which St. Nicholas has been honored for many...

The great veneration with which St. Nicholas has been honored for many ages and the number of altars and churches all over the world that are dedicated in his memory...

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St. Nicholas

St. Sabas

Posted Tuesday December 05, 2017 by admin

Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son...

Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son of an army officer there who when assigned to Alexandria, left him in the care of an uncle....

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St. Sabas

St. John of Damascus

Posted Monday December 04, 2017 by admin

Saint John Damascene has the double honor of being the last but...

Saint John Damascene has the double honor of being the last but one of the fathers of the Eastern Church, and the greatest of her poets. It is surprising, however,...

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St. John of Damascus

St. Francis Xavier

Posted Sunday December 03, 2017 by admin

FRANCIS XAVIER, ST. (1506-1552). Born in the family castle of Xavier, near...

FRANCIS XAVIER, ST. (1506-1552). Born in the family castle of Xavier, near Pamplona in the Basque area of Spanish Navarre on Apr. 7, he was sent to the University of...

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St. Francis Xavier

St. Bibiana

Posted Saturday December 02, 2017 by admin

St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr (Feast day – December 2nd) Other than...

St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr (Feast day – December 2nd) Other than the name, nothing is known for certain about this saint. However, we have the following account from a...

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St. Bibiana