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Martyrs of Chalcedon

Posted Monday September 24, 2018 by admin

A group of forty-nine Christians slain in Chalcedon during the reign of...

A group of forty-nine Christians slain in Chalcedon during the reign of Emperor Diocletian . Records indicate that the martyrs were members of the choir in the church of Chalcedon....

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Martyrs of Chalcedon

St. Padre Pio

Posted Sunday September 23, 2018 by admin

Francesco, named in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, was born to...

Francesco, named in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, was born to Giuseppa and Grazio Forgione, peasant farmers, in the small Italian village of Pietrelcina on May 25, 1887. From...

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St. Padre Pio

St. Matthew

Posted Friday September 21, 2018 by admin

St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the...

St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the first Gospel. This has been the constant tradition of the Church and is confirmed by the Gospel itself....

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St. Matthew

Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions

Posted Thursday September 20, 2018 by admin

The evangelization of Korea began during the 17th century through a group...

The evangelization of Korea began during the 17th century through a group of lay persons. A strong vital Christian community flourished there under lay leadership until missionaries arrived from the...

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Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions

St. Januarius

Posted Wednesday September 19, 2018 by admin

St. Januarius was born in Italy and was bishop of Benevento during...

St. Januarius was born in Italy and was bishop of Benevento during the Emperor Diocletion persecution. Bishop Januarius went to visit two deacons and two laymen in prison. He was...

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St. Januarius

St. Robert Bellarmine

Posted Monday September 17, 2018 by admin

Born at Montepulciano, Italy, October 4, 1542, St. Robert Bellarmine was the...

Born at Montepulciano, Italy, October 4, 1542, St. Robert Bellarmine was the third of ten children. His mother, Cinzia Cervini, a niece of Pope Marcellus II, was dedicated to almsgiving,...

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St. Robert Bellarmine

St. Cornelius

Posted Sunday September 16, 2018 by admin

Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was...

Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was elected Pope to succeed Fabian in an election delayed fourteen months by Decius’ persecution of the Christians. The...

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St. Cornelius

St. Valerian

Posted Saturday September 15, 2018 by admin

The massacre of the martyrs of Lyons with their bishop, St. Pothinus,...

The massacre of the martyrs of Lyons with their bishop, St. Pothinus, took place during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius in the year 177. Marcellus, a priest, we are told,...

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St. Valerian

St. Notburga

Posted Friday September 14, 2018 by admin

Patroness of poor peasants and servants in the Tyrol. Born in Rattenberg,...

Patroness of poor peasants and servants in the Tyrol. Born in Rattenberg, in the Tyrol, she was the daughter of peasants. At eighteen she became a servant in the household...

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St. Notburga

St. Ailbhe

Posted Wednesday September 12, 2018 by admin

Bishop and preacher, one of the saints whose life has been woven...

Bishop and preacher, one of the saints whose life has been woven into the myths and legends of Ireland. He was a known disciple of St. Patrick, and is called...

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St. Ailbhe