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Saint Augustine Zhao Rong 
Died 1815
Fest Day: July 9
Martyrs of...

Happy Feast Day Saint Augustine Zhao Rong Died 1815 Fest Day: July 9 Martyrs of China From 1648-1930, Chinese children, parents, catechists, and laborers were martyred. Saint Augustine Zhao Rong was a soldier convert who became a priest and was brutally martyred by having his arm cut off and then flayed. His last words were

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Happy Feast Day Saint Erasmus of Formia Died c.303 Feast Day: June 2 Patronage: sailors, colic in children, intestinal ailments and diseases, cramps and pains of women in labor, cattle pest, Gaeta and Formia, Italy Saint Erasmus was the Bishop of Formia in Italy who was martyred during the Diocletian persecution. Legend is that when

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Happy Feast Day Saint Augustine of Canterbury Died: 604 Feast day: May 27 (New), May 28 (Trad) Patronage: England Saint Augustine of Canterbury is the “Apostle to the English” who founded the church in England. He was an Italian monk who eventually became Prior of the monastery. In 597, Pope St. Gregory the Great decided

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Happy Feast Day Saint Julia of Corsica Died: 5th century Feast day: May 23 Patronage: torture victims, pathologies of the hands and the feet, Corsica, France, Brescia and Livorno, Italy Saint Julia Corsica, also known as Saint Julia of Carthage, was born in Carthage to a noble family. In 616, the city was conquered by

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Happy Feast Day Saint Dymphna Died the 7th century Feast day: May 15 Patronage: mental disorders, neurological disorders, runaways, victims of incest Dymphna, the only daughter to a pagan king, took after her mother in faith and beauty, taking a vow of chastity at a young age. After the death of his wife, Dymphna’s father

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Happy Feast Day Saint Matthias Died: 80 Feast Day: May 14 (New) February 25 (Trad.) Patronage: alcoholism, carpenters, smallpox, tailors, Gary, Indiana St. Matthias had been one of the disciples during the whole of our Lord’s public life and, like the others was a witness of His resurrection. It was he who took the place

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Happy Feast Day Saint George Died: 303 Feast Day: April 23 Patronage: England, crusaders, soldiers Saint George was a Roman soldier of Greek Christian origin. He was a Praetorian guard for Diocletian who valued his service. When the Emperor ordered the soldiers to sacrifice to the gods, St. George refused, even after Diocletian offered him

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Happy Feast Day Saint Alexander of Jerusalem Died: 251 Feast Day: March 18 Saint Alexander of Jerusalem was a Bishop and martyr. He was a student of Origen in Alexandria and as Bishop at Jerusalem had an extensive theological library. For steadfastly proclaiming the faith, he was imprisoned two times and when the wild beasts

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Happy Feast Day Saints Perpetua and Felicity Died: 203 Feast Day: March 7 (New), March 6 (Trad) Patronage: Mothers, Expectant Mothers, rangers, butchers, Carthage Saints Perpetua and Felicity are Christian martyrs of the 3rd century. Perpetua (born around 181) was a 22-year old married noblewoman and a nursing mother. Her co-martyr Felicity, an expectant mother,

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Valentine
 Died: 269
 Feast day: February 14
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Happy Feast Day Saint Valentine Died: 269 Feast day: February 14 Patronage: love, youth, happy marriages Saint Valentine of Rome was a bishop and martyr of the early church. Not much is known about him, except that his relics were found in the catacombs and an ancient church was dedicated to him. Tradition has it

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Apollonia
 Died: 249
 Feast Day: February 9
 Patronage: d...

Happy Feast Day Saint Apollonia Died: 249 Feast Day: February 9 Patronage: dentists, tooth problems St. Apollonia, an early Church martyr, is the patron of dentists and toothaches. A Christian persecution in 249, led many to their death. St. Apollonia would not renounce her faith and was beaten, having all her teeth knocked out. Her

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Happy Feast Day Saint Dorothy Died 311 Feast Day: February 6 Patronage: horticulture; brewers; brides; florists; gardeners; midwives; newlyweds; love Saint Dorothy lived in Caesarea (Turkey) during the Diocletian persecution of Christians. Legend has it, that she was ordered to sacrifice to the pagan gods and refused. On the way to her execution, a young

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Happy Feast Day
 St. Blaise (Blase)
 Died c.316
 Feast day: February 3
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Happy Feast Day St. Blaise (Blase) Died c.316 Feast day: February 3 Patronage: throats, choking, wild animals, builders, veterinarians, infants Saint Blaise was a physician and bishop. During the persecution of Christians, he hide in the hills and cured wild animals of their illnesses. He was eventually martyred. The blessing of throats takes place on

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Happy Feast Day Saint Martina of Rome Died 228 Feast Day: January 30 Patronage: Rome, nursing mothers Saint Martina was a Roman virgin martyr. She came from a prosperous family yet gave her wealth away to the poor and devoted her life to prayer. After refusing to sacrifice to idols, she was tortured and beheaded.

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Happy Feast Day Saint Dwynwen Died c.460 Feast Day: January 25 Patronage: lovers, sick animals, Welsh St.Valentine Daughter of Welsh king Brychan Brycheiniog, Saint Dwynwen fell in reciprocal love with a young man named Maelon, ultimately rejecting him for her deep desire to join the religious life. In a dream, she was given a drink

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Stephen the Martyr
 Died:  34 
 Feast day: December 26
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Happy Feast Day Saint Stephen the Martyr Died: 34 Feast day: December 26 Patronage: Altar Servers, casket makers, deacons, headaches, horses, masons, Italy Stephen, traditionally regarded as the Protomartyr, was according to the Acts of the Apostles a deacon in the early church at Jerusalem who aroused the enmity of members of various synagogues by

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Happy Feast Day Saint John the Evangelist Died: 100 AD Feast Day: December 27 Patronage: writers, editors, bookbinders, painters, for purity, against idolatry, against burns, against poisoning St John the Evangelist, called John the Apostle or the Beloved Disciple was a Galilean, the son of Zebedee and Salome, and younger brother of St. James the

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Bibiana (Viviana, Vivian or Vibiana)
 Died: 363
 Feastd...

Happy Feast Day Saint Bibiana (Viviana, Vivian or Vibiana) Died: 363 Feastday: December 2 Patronage: single women, epileptics, hangovers, headaches, insanity, mental illness, torture victims Saint Bibiana was a virgin and martyr who suffered persecution under Apronianus, Governor of Rome. After Bibiana’s parents were martyred she and her sister, Demetria, were left to suffer in

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Theodore of Amasea (Theodore the Recruit)
 Died 306
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Happy Feast Day Saint Theodore of Amasea (Theodore the Recruit) Died 306 Feast Day: November 9 Patronage: Brindisi, recovery of lost items, against storms, soldiers Saint Theodore was a new recruit for the Roman army when an edict was issued that all soldiers participate in pagan worship. St. Theodore refused and was jailed for a

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Leonard of Noblac
 Died: 559
 Feast Day: November 6
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Happy Feast Day Saint Leonard of Noblac Died: 559 Feast Day: November 6 Patronage: Prisoners, political prisoners, prisoners of war, women in labor, horses Saint Leonard, a French noble, who converted along with King Clovis I, was a monk who lived in a hermitage and founded the Noblac monastery. Through his prayers, he was able

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Happy Feast Day Saint Ursula Died: 3rd or 4th c. Feast Day: October 21 Patronage: Order of St. Ursula (Ursulines), Catholic education, students, teachers, University of Paris, Cologne, England, British Virgin Islands, archers, orphans, a holy death Saint Ursula was the daughter of a Christian,… More Source All content is property of the owner, unless

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Happy Feast Day Saint Luke the Evangelist Died: 85 Feast day: October 18 Patronage: artists, bachelors, bookbinders, brewers, butchers, doctors, glassworkers, goldsmiths, notaries Saint Luke, an early convert of paganism to Christianity was a physician who was born in Antioch, Syria. Luke was a… More Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Denis
 Died around 270
 Feast Day: October 9
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Happy Feast Day Saint Denis Died around 270 Feast Day: October 9 Patronage; France, against headaches, frenzy and possessed people. Saint Denis, bishop, and martyr, is the patron of France and one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He was beheaded together with his two deacons in connection with the Decian persecution of Christians. After his

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HappyFeast Day Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian Died: 287 Feast Day: September 26 (New), September 27 (Trad) Patronage: Doctors, Physicians, Pharmacists, Surgeons, Barbers, Dentists Saints Cosmas and Damian were twin brothers and skilled doctors born in Cilicia, Turkey. The brothers gave their… More Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This

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Happy Feast Day Saint Januarius (St. Gennaro) Died 305 Feast Day: September 19 Patronage: blood banks; Naples; volcanic eruptions Saint Januarius was a bishop of Benevento, Italy. When visiting prisoners, during the Diocletian reign, he too was imprisoned. They were thrown to a wild bear who didn’t… More Source All content is property of the

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Happy Feast Day Saint Cyprian of Carthage Died 258 Feast Day: September 16 Patronage: Algeria, North Africa Saint Cyprian was an educated and a famous orator who converted to Christianity as an adult. In 249 he became Bishop of Carthage and is considered an early “Father of the Church”. He was… More Source All content

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Happy Feast Day St. Adrian of Nicomedia Died: 306 Feast day: September 8 Patronage: soldiers, epileptics, butchers, prison guards, plague Saint Adrian was a pagan officer and bodyguard at the imperial court of Nicomedia. Adrian was so impressed by the strength and faith shown by persecuted… More Source All content is property of the owner,

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Happy Feast Day Saint Magnus of Fussen Died: c. 666 AD Feast Day: September 6th Patronage: against insects, caterpillars, hail storms, lightning strikes, snakes, vermin, the plague, and for protection of crops Saint Magnus the “Apostle of Allgau” was a Benedictine monk and missionary in Bavaria,… More Source All content is property of the owner,

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The Passion of St. John the Baptist
 Saint John the Baptist
 Died: 30 AD
 Feast ...

The Passion of St. John the Baptist Saint John the Baptist Died: 30 AD Feast day: June 24 (birth); August 29 (death) Patronage: convulsions, epilepsy, hailstorms, baptism, converts, lambs, Jordan John the Baptist was the son of Zachary and Elizabeth and cousin of Jesus. John began his ministry around age 27, preaching a message of

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Happy Feast Day Saint Monica Died: 387 Feast Day: August 27 (New), May 4 (Trad) Patronage: Those who have difficult marriages, disappointing children, victims of adultery or unfaithfulness, victims of (verbal) abuse, and conversion of relatives Born in the early 300s, St. Monica is known for her… More Source All content is property of the

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Afra
 Died: 304
 Feast Day: August 5
 Patronage: Germany,...

Happy Feast Day Saint Afra Died: 304 Feast Day: August 5 Patronage: Germany, martyrs, penitent women, medicinal herbs Saint Afra originally from Cyprus, settled in Germany. She is reputed to have run a brothel in that town. During the Diocletian persecutions, a fleeing bishop hid there, converting Afra, her employees and her family. When she

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint James the Greater
 Died c.44 
 Feast day: July 25 
 Patro...

Happy Feast Day Saint James the Greater Died c.44 Feast day: July 25 Patron of veterinarians, equestrians, furriers, tanners, pharmacists St. James, son of Zebedee was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He was a son of Zebedee and Salome, and brother of John the Apostle. He is also called James the Greater to

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Christopher
 Died: 251
 Feast day: July 25
  Patronage: B...

Happy Feast Day Saint Christopher Died: 251 Feast day: July 25 Patronage: Bachelors, transportation, traveling, storms St. Christopher, whose name, means "Christ-bearer" is venerated as a martyr. His most famous legend, tells that he carried a child, who was unknown to him, across a river before the child revealed himself as Christ. Therefore he is

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Veronica
 Died: 1st C.
 Feast Day: July 12
 Patronage: La...

Happy Feast Day Saint Veronica Died: 1st C. Feast Day: July 12 Patronage: Laundry workers, Photographers Saint Veronica offered her veil to Jesus to wipe his face on his way to Calvary and Christ left his image miraculously imprinted on it. This beautiful act of charity is commemorated at the sixth station of the way

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Happy Birthday
 Saint John the Baptist
 Died: 30 AD
 Feast day: June 24 (birth) ...

Happy Birthday Saint John the Baptist Died: 30 AD Feast day: June 24 (birth) August 29 (death) Patronage: convulsions, epilepsy, hailstorms, baptism, converts, lambs, Jordan John the Baptist was the son of Zachary and Elizabeth and cousin of Jesus. John began his ministry around age 27, preaching a message of repentance to the people of

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