Happy Feast Day
 Saint Valentine
 Died: 269
 Feast day: February 14
 Patronage: ...

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
 Patronag...

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
 P...

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
 Fe...

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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