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 The Holy Child of Atocha (Santo Niño de Atocha)
 13th century
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Happy Feast Day The Holy Child of Atocha (Santo Niño de Atocha) 13th century Feast Day: December 25 Patronage: Mexico, children, pilgrims, prisoners, travelers The devotion to the Holy Infant of Atocha originated in Spain during the Muslim invasion. In Atocha, the Moors kept the Catholic men imprisoned and would only allow children 12 and

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 Saint Barbara
 3rd Century
 Feast Day: December 4
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Happy Feast Day Saint Barbara 3rd Century Feast Day: December 4 Patronage: prisoners, architects, artillerymen Saint Barbara, a 4th century Christian so angered her pagan father by her will to remain a virgin, that he forced her to live in a locked tower. The solitude gave her the ability to pray, study and convert to

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 Saint Andrew the Apostle
 1st Century 
 Feast Day: November 3...

Happy Feast Day Saint Andrew the Apostle 1st Century Feast Day: November 30 Patronage: Scotland, Ukraine, Russia, Sicily, Greece, fishermen, rope-makers, golfers and performers Saint Andrew is honored with the title of Protoclete or “first-called”. He was a disciple of John the Baptist, when John pointed to Jesus saying “Behold the Lamb of God!” from

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 Saint Cecilia
 2nd century 
 Feast Day: November 22
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Happy Feast Day Saint Cecilia 2nd century Feast Day: November 22 Patronage: Church music, great musicians, poets, France Cecilia’s parents arranged for her to be married to Valerian of Trastevere. Because she was focused above, she is said to have interiorly sung to Jesus while her wedding music was playing. This marked the beginning of

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 Saint Jude Thaddeus and Saint Simon the Apostle
 1st century ...

Happy Feast Day Saint Jude Thaddeus and Saint Simon the Apostle 1st century Feast day: October 28 Patronage: lost causes, desperate situations, hospitals St. Jude Thaddeus was the brother of St. James the Less and a cousin of Our Lord. Jude is usually pictured with a picture of Our Lord because he cured the King

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Happy Feast Day North American Martyrs mid-17th century Feast Day: October 19(New), September 26 (Trad) The eight North American martyrs, also known as the Canadian Martyrs, the Jesuit Martyrs of North America or the Martyrs of France, included six priests and two lay brothers. They traveled from… More Source All content is property of the

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Happy Feast Day Saint Matthew the Apostle 1st century Feast Day: September 21 Patronage: accountants, Italy, bankers, tax collectors Matthew, a former tax collector from Capernaum was called by Jesus to be His disciple. After his call, Matthew invited Jesus home for a feast. On seeing this the… More Source All content is property of

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 Saint Phoebe
 1st century
 Feast Day: September 3
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Happy Feast Day Saint Phoebe 1st century Feast Day: September 3 Saint Phoebe was a Christian woman and faithful follower of St. Paul who praised her for her assistance to him and to many others. She dependably served the early church by her many gifts and talents. Biblical scholars believed she delivered a letter from

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 Saint Joshua the Patriarch (Joshua the Prophet)
 c.12th century...

Happy Feast Day Saint Joshua the Patriarch (Joshua the Prophet) c.12th century BC Feast day: Sept 1 Saint Joshua is one of the Old Testament patriarchs. He was the successor to Moses and led the Israelites into Canaan. According to the books of Exodus he became the leader of the Israelite tribes after the death

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 Saint Tarcisius
 3rd Century
 Feast Day: August 15
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Happy Feast Day Saint Tarcisius 3rd Century Feast Day: August 15 Patronage: Altar Servers and First Holy Communicants St.Tarcisius is said to have been about 12 years old when he was beaten to death by a mob rather than deliver to them the Blessed Sacrament, which he was carrying to prisoners awaiting martyrdom under Valerian.

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