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Happy Feast Day Saint Athanasius Doctor of the Church 297-373 Feast Day: May 2 Saint Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria and Doctor of the Church, assisted at the Council of Nicaea, where the Nicene Creed was established. Under the care of St. Alexander the Patriarch he received a classical education and succeeded him as Bishop in

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Happy Feast Day Saint Catherine of Siena Doctor of the Church 1347-1380 Feast Day: April 29, (New), April 30 (Trad) Patronage: against fire, bodily ills, firefighters, illness, Italy, miscarriages, people ridiculed for their piety, sexual temptation, sick people, sicknes Catherine was the youngest of 25 children. She started having mystical experiences and visions when she

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Happy Feast Day St. Anselm of Canterbury Doctor of the Church 1033-1109 Feast day: April 21 Saint Anselm is a Doctor of the church and called the “Father of Scholasticism”. His writings are comparable to St. Augustine’s. He became a monk at the Abbey of Bec and with patience, gentleness and superb teaching skills, he

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May be an image of text that says 'If man wants to be always in God's company, he must pray regularly and read regularly. When we pray, we talk to God; when we read God talks to us. ST ISIDORE OF SEVILLE, PRAY PRAYFORUS @2017TRACYLCHRISTIANSON MYW.PORTRAIT TSOFSA NTS.'

Happy Feast Day Saint Isidore of Seville Doctor of the Church 560-636 Feast day: April 4 Patronage: the internet, computer users, technicians and students Saint Isidore was born in Spain during complex political times, transitioning from the effects of the barbarous Visigoths to Catholic culture. He received an exceptional classical education, writing the encyclopedia of

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May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'LET US THEN, MY BRETHREN, ENDURE IN HOPE. LET US DEVOTE OURSELVES, SIDE-BY-SIDE WITH OUR HOPING, so THAT THE GOD OF ALL THE UNIVERSE, AS He BEHOLDS OUR INTENTION, MAY CLEANSE US FROM ALL SINS, FILL US WITH HIGH HOPES FROM WHAT WE HAVE IN HAND, AND GRANT US THE CHANGE OF HEART THAT SAVES. GOD HAS CALLED YOU, AND YOU HAVE YOUR CALLING. -ST. CYRIL OF JERUSALEM @2021TRACYLCHRISTIANSON WwW.PORTTRAITSOFSAINTS.COM'

Happy Feast Day Saint Cyril of Jerusalem Doctor of the Church 313-386 Feast Day: March 18 Patronage: Czechoslovakia, Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem Saint Cyril of Jerusalem had an exceptional education and was ordained a Bishop of Jerusalem during the Arian heresy. He instructed neophytes in the Catechism, explaining the Orthodox Catholic theology; this doctrine

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Happy Feast Day Saint Gregory of Narek Doctor of the Church c.950 – c.1005 Feast Day: February 27 (Roman Rite) October 13 (Armenian Rite) Saint Gregory of Narek, the son of an Armenian Bishop, was raised and lived most of his life in the Monastery of Narekavank in Turkey, teaching, and writing. Gregory was a

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Happy Feast Day Saint Peter Damian Doctor of the Church 1007-1072 Feast Day: February 21 (New), February 23 (Trad) Saint Peter Damian was born into a noble but poor family, orphaned young and left in the hands of a brother who treated him as a slave. Peter’s other brother, a priest, provided Peter with an

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Happy Feast Day Saint Thomas Aquinas Doctor of the Church 1225-1274 Feast Day: January 28 (new), March 7 (Trad) Patronage: Academics; against storms; against lightning; apologists; booksellers; Catholic academies, schools, and universities; chastity; philosophers; publishers; scholars; students; theologians. Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar and priest. Also honored as a Doctor of the Church,

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Francis de Sales
 Doctor of the Church
 1567 – 1622
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Happy Feast Day Saint Francis de Sales Doctor of the Church 1567 – 1622 Feast Day: January 24 (New), January 29 (Trad) Patronage: against deafness, authors, Catholic press, confessors, deaf people, educators, journalists, teachers, writers Born to the nobility, St. Francis de Sales, who is known for his deep faith and patience, studied law and

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 315-368
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Happy Feast Day St. Hilary of Poitiers Doctor of the Church 315-368 Feast day: January 13 (New), January 14 (Trad) Patronage: Against rheumatism, snake bites, mothers, awkward children, the sick, Vervio, Italy, LaRochelle, France Saint Hilary was born into a wealthy, pagan family, and educated in philosophy and rhetoric. He believed people should rise above

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