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Saint Adelaide
932-999
Feast Day: December 16
Patronage: abuse v...

Happy Feast Day Saint Adelaide 932-999 Feast Day: December 16 Patronage: abuse victims; brides; empresses; exiles; in-law problems; parenthood; parents of large families; princesses; prisoners; second marriages; step-parents; widows Saint Adelaide, born a princess, was given in an arranged marriage at the age of 16 to Lothair of Italy. He died 3 years later and

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Saint John of the Cross
Doctor of the Church
1542-1591
Feast day...

Happy Feast Day Saint John of the Cross Doctor of the Church 1542-1591 Feast day: December 14 (New) November 24 (Trad) Patronage: contemplative life, contemplatives Saint John of the Cross, a Spanish mystic priest, was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation. He suffered many hardships of life in his youth. He boarded at a school

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Saint Lucy
 283 - 304 
Feast Day: December 13
Patronage: blind, ...

Happy Feast Day Saint Lucy 283 – 304 Feast Day: December 13 Patronage: blind, martyrs, Perugia, Italy, epidemics, salesmen, throat infections, writers Saint Lucy is a 4th c. virgin martyr who died during Diocletian’s persecution of Christians. Little is known of Lucy’s life but legend gives us many stories. One is that after the governor

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Saint Lucia (St. Lucy)
283-304
Feast Day: December 13
Patronage:...

Happy Feast Day Saint Lucia (St. Lucy) 283-304 Feast Day: December 13 Patronage: blind, martyrs, Perugia, Italy, epidemics, salesmen, throat infections, writers Saint Lucia or Lucy was a 3rd C. Italian martyr who brought the light of faith, hope, and charity to the poor and Christians in the darkness of the catacombs. Tradition has it

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Saint Juan Diego
1474-1548
Feast day: December 9
Patronage: Amer...

Happy Feast Day Saint Juan Diego 1474-1548 Feast day: December 9 Patronage: America and Natives Saint Juan Diego was an indigenous Mexican who embraced the Catholic faith, spread by the Spanish friars, that came with Cortez. On December 9th, 1531, Our Lady appeared to him on Tepeyac Hill (Guadalupe), as he was going to Mass,

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