Saint of the Day

Saints Perpetua And Felicity - March 7

Saints Perpetua And Felicity - March 7

Saint Felicity is the Patron Saint of: WidowsMothers of Deceased Sons   “When my father in his affection for me was trying to turn me from my purpose by arguments and thus weaken my faith, I said to him, ‘Do you see this vessel—waterpot or whatever it may be? Can it be called by any other name than what it is?’ ‘No,’ he replied. ‘So also I cannot call myself by any other name than what I am—a Christian.’” So writes Perpetua: young, beautiful, well-educated, a noblewoman of Carthage in North Africa, mother of an infant son and chronicler of...

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Oscar Romero - Salvadoran priest will be declare A Saint on Sunday

Oscar Romero - Salvadoran priest will be declare A Saint on Sunday

Salvadoran priest Oscar Romero to be declared saint by Pope Francis The canonization of the assassinated archbishop will take place on Sunday in Rome Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran priest who championed social justice for the poor and dispossessed, will be proclaimed a saint by Pope Francis in a canonization ceremony in Rome on Sunday, almost four decades after he was assassinated by a right wing death squad. The former archbishop of San Salvador, who was closely associated with the Latin American liberation theology movement of the 1960s and 70s, will be canonized along with six others at the ceremony in St Peter’s...

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Saint of the Day for June 4 - Blessed Angeline of Marsciano

Blessed Angeline of Marsciano’s Story Blessed Angeline founded the first community of Franciscan women other than Poor Clares to receive papal approval. Angeline was born to the Duke of Marsciano near Orvieto. She was 12 when her mother died. Three years later, the young woman made a vow of perpetual chastity. That same year, however, she yielded to her father’s decision that she marry the Duke of Civitella. Her husband agreed to respect her previous vow. When he died two years later, Angeline joined the Secular Franciscans and with several other women dedicated herself to caring for the sick, the...

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Dec 17 - Saint of the Day

Begga of Ardenne •Briarch of Bourbriac •John of Matha •José Manyanet y Vives •Judicaël •Lazarus of Bethany •Mariano Alarcón Ruiz •Mathilde Téllez Robles •Maxentiolus •Modestus of Jerusalem Olympias of Constantinople •Peter of Spain •Sturmi of Fulda •Tydecho •Wivina •Yolanda •— •Martyrs of Eleutheropolis – (50+ saints) •— •Cristoforo di Collesano

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Saint of the Day Dec 11 Pope Saint Damasus I

Saint of the Day Dec 11 Pope Saint Damasus I

Pope Saint Damasus I (/ˈdæməsəs/; c. 305 – 11 December 384) was Pope of the Catholic Church from October 366 to his death in 384. He presided over the Council of Rome of 382 that determined the canon or official list of Sacred Scripture. He spoke out against major heresies in the church (including Apollinarianism and Macedonianism) and encouraged production of the Vulgate Bible with his support for St. Jerome. He helped reconcile the relations between the Church of Rome and the Church of Antioch, and encouraged the veneration of martyrs. As well as various prose letters and other pieces...

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