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Saint of the Day 7 Saint Regina

Saint of the Day 7 Saint Regina

 September 7Patron against poverty, impoverishment, shepherdesses, torture victimsDeath: 3rd Century  Saint Regina  was a martyr. She was an actual martyr  at Autun, France. Legend has her the daughter of a pagan, Clement, and tortured and beheaded during the second century when she refused to marry the proconsul Olybrius. 

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Saint of the Day Sept 7 Saint Alcmund

Saint of the Day Sept 7 Saint  Alcmund

Bishop and miracle  worker, also called Alchmund in some lists. He was the bishop of Hexham in Northumberland, England, in 767, succeeding to the see established by St. Wilfrid. His tenure as bishop lasted until his death on September 7, 781. He was buried near St. Acca beside the Hexham church, but invasions by the Danes decimated that area of England, and the grave was forgotten. In the eleventh century, St. Alcmund appeared to a parishioner, telling him to inform the sacrist of Durham, a man named Alfred or Alured, to move the bones. Alfred agreed, but he took one bone from the remains when the grave was opened. No one could...

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Sept 6 Saint of the Day

Sept 6 Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day - Today Sept 6 saint eleutherius Saint Eleutherius may refer to: Pope Eleuterus (feast day: May 26) Eleutherius of Rocca d'Arce (feast day: May 29) Eleutherius of Nicomedia (feast day: October 2) Eleutherius of Auxerre, bishop of Auxerre (feast day: August 26) Eleutherius of Tournai, bishop of Tournai (feast day: February 20)

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Saint of the Day August 29 - The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

Saint of the Day August 29 - The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist was called by God to be the forerunner of his Divine Son. In order to preserve his innocence spotless, and to improve the extraordinary graces which he had received, he was directed by the Holy Ghost to lead an austere and contemplative life in the wilderness, in the continual exercises of devout prayer and penance, from his infancy till he was thirty years of age. At this age, the faithful minister began to discharge his mission. Clothed with the weeds of penance, he announced to all men the obligation they lay under of washing away their...

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Saint of the Day -Our Lady of Knock - August 21

Saint of the Day -Our Lady of Knock - August 21

Our Lady, Saint Joseph and Saint John the Evangelist appeared in a blaze of light at the south gable of Saint John the Baptist Church, Knock, County Mayo, Ireland. They appeared to float about two feet above the ground, and each would occasionally move toward the visionaries, and then away from them. The Blessed Virgin Mary was clothed in white robes with a brilliant crown on her head. Where the crown fitted to her brow, she wore a beautiful full-bloom golden rose. She was praying with her eyes and hands raised towards Heaven. Saint Joseph wore white robes, stood on...

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