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St. Cletus

Posted Thursday April 26, 2018 by admin

St. Cletus was the third bishop of Rome, and succeeded St. Linus,...

St. Cletus was the third bishop of Rome, and succeeded St. Linus, which circumstance alone shows his eminent virtue among the first disciples of St. Peter in the West. He...

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St. Cletus

St. Mark

Posted Wednesday April 25, 2018 by admin

The second Gospel was written by St. Mark, who, in the New...

The second Gospel was written by St. Mark, who, in the New Testament, is sometimes called John Mark. Both he and his mother, Mary, were highly esteemed in the early...

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St. Mark

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen

Posted Tuesday April 24, 2018 by admin

Franciscan Capuchin martyr. He was born Mark Rey is Sigmaringen, Germany, in...

Franciscan Capuchin martyr. He was born Mark Rey is Sigmaringen, Germany, in 1577. A practicing lawyer, he traveled across Europe as a tutor to aristocrats but then started defending the...

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St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen

St. George

Posted Monday April 23, 2018 by admin

It is uncertain when Saint George was born and historians continue to...

It is uncertain when Saint George was born and historians continue to debate to this day. However, his death date is estimated to be April 23 303 A.D. The first...

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St. George

St. Abdiesus

Posted Sunday April 22, 2018 by admin

Also called Hebed Jesus, a deacon in the Christian community of Persia...

Also called Hebed Jesus, a deacon in the Christian community of Persia who was caught up in the persecutions conducted by King Shapur II. Records indicate that Abdiesus was accompanied...

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St. Abdiesus

St. Anselm

Posted Saturday April 21, 2018 by admin

St. Anselm Archbishop of Canterbury and Confessor APRIL 21,A.D. 1109 IF the...

St. Anselm Archbishop of Canterbury and Confessor APRIL 21,A.D. 1109 IF the Norman conquerors stripped the English nation of its liberty, and many temporal advantages, it must be owned that...

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St. Anselm

St. Marian

Posted Friday April 20, 2018 by admin

When St. Mamertinus was Abbot of the monastery which St. Germanus had...

When St. Mamertinus was Abbot of the monastery which St. Germanus had founded at Auxerre, there came to him a young man called Marcian (also known as Marian), a fugitive...

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St. Marian

St. Alphege

Posted Thursday April 19, 2018 by admin

Archbishop and “the First Martyr of Canterbury.” He was born in 953...

Archbishop and “the First Martyr of Canterbury.” He was born in 953 and became a monk in the Deerhurst Monastery in Gloucester, England, asking after a few years to become...

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St. Alphege

St. Apollonius the Apologist

Posted Wednesday April 18, 2018 by admin

Martyr whose Apologia, or defense of the faith, is considered one of...

Martyr whose Apologia, or defense of the faith, is considered one of the most priceless documents of the early Church. Apollonius was a Roman senator who was denounced as a...

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St. Apollonius the Apologist

St. Anicetus

Posted Tuesday April 17, 2018 by admin

Anicetus was a Syrian from Emesa. He became pope about 155 and...

Anicetus was a Syrian from Emesa. He became pope about 155 and actively opposed Marcionism and Gnosticism. His pontificate saw the appearance of the controversy between East and West over...

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St. Anicetus