Happy Feast Day
 Saint Anthony the Abbot (St. Anthony the Great)
 251-356
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Happy Feast Day Saint Anthony the Abbot (St. Anthony the Great) 251-356 Feast Day: January 17 Patronage: bakers, farmers, farm animals, cemetery workers, basket weavers, monks, butchers, protection against skin rashes and diseases, epilepsy, amputees Saint Anthony the Abbot was the founder of Christian monasticism and it’s first Abbot. Considered a Desert Father, he led

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
 Abbot and Doctor of the Church
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Happy Feast Day Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Abbot and Doctor of the Church 1090 – 1153 Feast day: August 20 Patronage: Cistercians, beekeepers, candlemaker Born near Dijon in France in 1090, Bernard entered the Cistercian Order at the age of 22; he became the Abbot of Clairvaux. Despite his longing for the solitary contemplative life,

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