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Happy Feast Day Saint David of Wales 500-589 Feast day: March 1 Patronage: Wales, poets, and vegetarians Saint David was a bishop who engaged in missionary work and founded monasteries in Wales. He and his monks practiced asceticism, silence and were vegetarians. In 550, he was elected Primate because of his defense of the faith,

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Happy Feast Day Saint Gregory of Narek Doctor of the Church c.950 – c.1005 Feast Day: February 27 (Roman Rite) October 13 (Armenian Rite) Saint Gregory of Narek, the son of an Armenian Bishop, was raised and lived most of his life in the Monastery of Narekavank in Turkey, teaching, and writing. Gregory was a

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“Men lose all the material things they leave behind in this world, but they carry with them the reward of their charity and the alms they give.” St Francis of Assisihttps://www.portraitsofsaints.com/collections/all/all-images-st-francis-of-assisi Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content is not owned, or maintained by Holy Rosary, and is used

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Happy Feast Day Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows St. Gabriel Possenti 1838 – 1862 Feast Day: February 27 Patronage: Abruzzi, Italy, Catholic Action, clerics, students, young people One of thirteen children, St Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows was led by Our Lady to give up ambitions of a secular career to enter

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Happy Feast Day Saint Anne Line 1567 – 1601 Feast day: February 27 Patronage: converts, widows, childless people Saint Anne Higham/Line was one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. After losing her husband she became very active in sheltering Catholic priests. Finally arrested she was condemned to death and executed during the reign

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“Lent is the Autumn of the spiritual life during which to keep us going for the rest of the year.” St. Francis de Saleshttps://www.portraitsofsaints.com/search?type=product&q=de+Sales Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content is not owned, or maintained by Holy Rosary, and is used only for informational purposes. Please visit the

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“Let us not put off till the end of our life the care that we ought daily to take of our soul; Let us labor while there is yet time” St. John Vianneyhttps://www.portraitsofsaints.com/search?type=product&q=vianny Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content is not owned, or maintained by Holy Rosary, and

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Happy Feast Day Saint Polycarp 60-156 Feast day: February 23 (New), January 26 (Trad) Patronage: earaches, dysentery Saint Polycarp was a disciple of St. John the Apostle and considered one of the three chief Apostolic Fathers of the Church. As Bishop of Smyrna (Turkey), he protected the Catholic Church against the influences of heresies that

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Happy Feast Day Saint Margaret of Cortona 1247-1297 Feast day: February 22 Patronage: against temptations; falsely accused people; homeless people; insanity; loss of parents; mental illness; midwives; penitent women; single mothers; people ridiculed for their piety; reformed prostitutes; sexual temptation; single laywomen When Margaret was 7 her mother died. Leaving an unhappy home at 17

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Happy Feast Day Saint Peter Damian Doctor of the Church 1007-1072 Feast Day: February 21 (New), February 23 (Trad) Saint Peter Damian was born into a noble but poor family, orphaned young and left in the hands of a brother who treated him as a slave. Peter’s other brother, a priest, provided Peter with an

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