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St. Joseph the Worker

May 1, or” May Day ,” was celebrated throughout the Communist world as a practice of presumably status the role and importance of laborers in Marxist countries. The Communist conception of exertion as almost an end in itself was, of course, very different from the Christian understanding, and in 1955, to highlight this difference, Pope […]

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St. Bernadette

Bernadette Soubirous was born in 1844, the first child of an extremely poor miller in the town of Lourdes in southern France. The kinfolk was living in the basement of a dilapidated construct when on February 11,1858, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette in a cave above the banks of the Gave River near […]

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St. John Baptist de La Salle

St. John Baptist de La Salle( 1651 -1 719) was a French priest who became acclaimed as a educator of destitute sons. John, who came from a princely lineage, was anointed a clergyman at twenty-seven, and was assigned to the city of Rheims, a awfully esteemed place. It seemed his life would be one of […]

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St. Joseph

St. Joseph was the partner of Mary and the foster-father of Jesus. What little we know of his life comes from the Gospels according to Matthew and Luke. Joseph’s father was named Jacob, and he was a descendant of King David( Matthew 1:16 ). While wreaking as a carpenter in Nazareth, Joseph became formally participated […]

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St. Peter Damian

The medieval Italian bishop St. Peter Damian( 1007 -1 072) was born in Ravenna, where his mothers died when he was still young. Peter was first left with an older brother, who was very unkind and neglectful; later another brother cared for him, and was organised by him to be well educated. Peter became a […]

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St. Claude de la Colombiere

Claude de la Colombiere was beatified in 1929 and canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1992. Claude was born of princely mothers in 1641 in Saint-Symphoriend’Ozon, which is between Lyons and Vienne in France. In 1659, he entered the Society of Jesus. After living the religious being for 15 years, Claude decided to make […]

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St. Joan of Valois

Joan, or Jane, the physically mutilated daughter of King Louis XI of France, was endowed with wonderful offerings of sentiment and heart. Although she tolerated much throughout their own lives, she abode her disabilities with perseverance and spent many of her daytimes in prayer and musing. Under the general guidelines of her spiritual director, a […]

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St. Bathildis

Bathildis was born in Britian in the seventh century. She was a slave to the wife of Erchinoald, who was mayor of the palace of Neustria. Erchinoald was very impressed with Bathildis. She was not only beautiful and intelligent, but too terribly virtuous. When the wife of Erchinoald died, he presented great interest in marrying […]

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The Conversion of St. Paul

St. Paul, known as the Apostle to the Gentiles, was born in the city of Tarsus, a Roman city, thereby imparting him Roman citizenship. At his circumcision, he was given the Hebrew name Saul. At a young age his parents cast him to Jerusalem to be instructed in the Mosaic Law under the greatest Rabbi […]

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St. Vincent of Saragossa

Vincent, who lived in the third century, acted as a deacon and became the protomartyr of Spain. During the mistreatment of Dacian, bos of Spain, Vincent and his bishop, Valerius of Saragossa, got arrested. The bishop was deported, but Vincent was subjected to dreadful torture before finally dying. It is said that his surface was […]