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Saint Therese of Lisieux 
Doctor of the Church
1873-1897
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Happy Feast Day Saint Therese of Lisieux Doctor of the Church 1873-1897 Feast Day: October 1 (New), October 3 (Trad) Patronage: Missions Saint Therese of Lisieux or Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face was a French Discalced Carmelite nun, popularly known as The Little Flower. She was a highly influential model

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Saint John Chrysostom
Bishop and Doctor of the Church
c. 344-407...

Happy Feast Day Saint John Chrysostom Bishop and Doctor of the Church c. 344-407 Feast Day: September 13 (New), January 27 (Trad) Patronage: orators, preachers, speakers, lecturers, education, epilepsy, Constantinople Saint John Chrysostom was born to a Christian mother and a pagan Roman father. His father died, and his mother guided his education with the

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Saint Gregory the Great 
Doctor of the Church
540-604
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Happy Feast Day Saint Gregory the Great Doctor of the Church 540-604 Feast Day: September 3 (New), March 12 (Trad) Patronage: teachers, students, musicians, singers and England St. Gregory the Great was Pope from 590 to 604 and is known for his contributions to the Liturgy of the Mass. He built 6 monasteries in Sicily

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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Abbot and Doctor of the Church
1090 -...

Happy Feast Day Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Abbot and Doctor of the Church 1090 – 1153 Feast day: August 20 Patronage: Cistercians, beekeepers, candlemakers Born near Dijon in France in 1090, Bernard entered the Cistercian Order at the age of 22; he became the Abbot of Clairvaux. Despite his longing for the solitary contemplative life,

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Happy Feast Day Saint Bede the Venerable Doctor of the Church 672/673-735 Feast Day: May 25 (New), May 27 (Trad) Patronage: English writers, historians, Jarrow, St. Bede college and university Saint Bede was a Benedictine monk in Britain. He was the greatest scholar, author, and teacher of his time, deeply versed in the sciences and

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Happy Feast Day Saint John of Avila Doctor of the Church 1500-1569 Feast Day: May 10 Patronage: Andalusia, Spain, Spanish secular clergy Saint John of Avila, a Spanish priest, was an engaging preacher, wise confessor and spiritual director to saints like St. Teresa of Avila, St. Francis Borgia, St. John of the Cross, St. Ignatius

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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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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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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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 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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 St. Hilary of Poitiers
 Doctor of the Church
 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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 Saint Gregory  Nazianzen
 Doctor of the Church
 329-390
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Happy Feast Day Saint Gregory Nazianzen Doctor of the Church 329-390 Feast Day: January 2 Patronage: for harvests, poets Saint Gregory Nazianzen is from a family of saints, was baptized at 30, ordained a priest reluctantly at 32, and bishop at 41. During the reign of Emperor Valen, an Arian supporter, St. Basil, his lifelong

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 St Basil the Great
 Doctor of the Church
 330-379
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Happy Feast Day St Basil the Great Doctor of the Church 330-379 Feast Day: January 2 Patronage: hospital administrators, monks, reformers, Cappadocia, Russia Saint Basil was born in Caesarea, one of 10 children of a saintly family. He was a brilliant student, orator, and lawyer before becoming a monk and writing the rule for Eastern

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Happy Feast Day Saint Peter Canisius Doctor of the Church 1521-1597 Feast day: December 21 Patronage: The Catholic Press Saint Peter Canisius, a Jesuit, was ordained in 1546 in the midst of the Protestant reformation. He believed and led the Catholic Reformation with patience and love, thru education. He wrote Summary of Christian Doctrine, a

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 Saint Ambrose
 Doctor of the Church
 337-397
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Happy Feast Day Saint Ambrose Doctor of the Church 337-397 Feast day: December 7 Patronage: Beekeeping Saint Ambrose, an early “Father” and Doctor of the Church, was an educated lawyer and a Roman governor of Milan, with wealth and prestige. In 374 he was elected Bishop by popular demand, even though he was just a

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 Saint John Damascene or  Saint John of Damascus
 Doctor of th...

Happy Feast Day Saint John Damascene or Saint John of Damascus Doctor of the Church c. 676-749 Feast Day: December 4 (New), March 27 (Trad) Patronage: Pharmacists, icon painters, theology students Saint John of Damascus or Saint John Damascene, a Syrian monk and priest, was the last of the Greek Fathers. He became a trusted

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 St. Albert the Great
 Bishop and Doctor of the Church
 1206-1...

Happy Feast Day St. Albert the Great Bishop and Doctor of the Church 1206-1280 Feast day: November 15 Patronage: Scientists and Philosophers Saint Albert heralded from a wealthy and powerful German family. In 1223, he was ordained a Dominican Friar. He was a man of great intellect, teaching and writing about science, philosophy, and theology,

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 Saint Leo the Great
 Doctor of the Church
 400-461
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Happy Feast Day Saint Leo the Great Doctor of the Church 400-461 Feast day: November 10 (New), April 11 (Trad) Patronage: Protector of Rome Saint Leo was born in Italy. He was the pope from 440-461. As pope, he clarified the teaching of the incarnation: that Jesus has two natures, fully divine, fully human. He’s

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 Saint Teresa of Avila
 Doctor of the Church
 1515 - 1582
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Happy Feast Day Saint Teresa of Avila Doctor of the Church 1515 – 1582 Feast Day: October 15 Patronage: bodily ills; headaches; lacemakers; loss of parents; people in need of grace; people in religious orders; people ridiculed for their piety St. Teresa of Ávila, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, was a prominent

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Therese of Lisieux
 Doctor of the Church
 1873-1897
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Happy Feast Day Saint Therese of Lisieux Doctor of the Church 1873-1897 Feast Day: October 1 (New), October 3 (Trad) Patronage: Missions St. Therese of Lisieux was a French Discalced Carmelite nun, popularly known as The Little Flower. She was a highly influential model of sanctity for others because of the "simplicity and practicality of

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 Saint Jerome
 Doctor of the Church
 347 - 420
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Happy Feast Day Saint Jerome Doctor of the Church 347 – 420 Feast day: September 30 Patronage: archeologists; archivists; Bible scholars; librarians; libraries; schoolchildren; students; translators Saint Jerome, Doctor of the Church is best known for his translation of the Bible into Latin (the Vulgate), and his commentaries on the Gospel of the Hebrews. His

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Happy Feast Day Saint Robert Bellarmine Doctor of the Church 1542 – 1621 Feast day: September 17 Patronage: canonists, canon lawyers, catechists, catechumens, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Saint Robert Bellarmine was an Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was one of the most… More Source All content is property of the owner,

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Happy Feast Day Saint Hildegard of Bingen Doctor of the Church 1098 – 1179 Feast Day: September 17 St. Hildegarde was an amazing 12th-century German mystic, composer, abbess, poet, philosopher, teacher, and writer. She wrote extensively on theology, science, and medicine, and she left a legacy of… More Source All content is property of the

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Happy Feast Day Saint John Chrysostom Bishop and Doctor of the Church c. 344-407 Feast Day: September 13 (New), January 27 (Trad) Patronage: orators, preachers, speakers, lecturers, education, epilepsy, Constantinople Saint John Chrysostom was born to a Christian mother and a pagan Roman father. His… More Source All content is property of the owner, unless

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Happy Feast Day Saint Gregory the Great Doctor of the Church 540-604 Feast Day: September 3 (New), March 12 (Trad) Patronage: teachers, students, musicians, singers and England St. Gregory the Great was Pope from 590 to 604 and is known for his contributions to the Liturgy of the Mass. He built 6… More Source All

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Augustine of Hippo
 Doctor of the Church
 354 - 430 
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Happy Feast Day Saint Augustine of Hippo Doctor of the Church 354 – 430 Feast Day: August 28 Patronage: brewers, printers, theologians St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo and Doctor of the Church, was the son of Saint Monica. He was raised a Christian, but lost his faith in youth and led a wild life. He

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 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
 Abbot and Doctor of the Church
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Happy Feast Day Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Abbot and Doctor of the Church 1090 – 1153 Feast day: August 20 Patronage: Cistercians, beekeepers, candlemaker Born near Dijon in France in 1090, Bernard entered the Cistercian Order at the age of 22; he became the Abbot of Clairvaux. Despite his longing for the solitary contemplative life,

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 Saint Peter Chrysologus
 Doctor of the Church
 380-450
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Happy Feast Day Saint Peter Chrysologus Doctor of the Church 380-450 Feast Day: July 30 Patronage: When feverish, rabid dogs, Imola, Italy Saint Peter Chrysologus, known as the "Doctor of Homilies”, was an Italian Bishop that had exceptional preaching skills, thus meriting the title Chrysologus, meaning “golden speech”. His sermons were simple, practical, and clear,

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 Saint Lawrence of Brindisi
 Doctor of the Church
 1559-1619
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Happy Feast Day Saint Lawrence of Brindisi Doctor of the Church 1559-1619 Feast Day: July 21 Patronage: Brindisi, Italy Saint Lawrence of Brindisi was raised and educated in Italy by the Franciscans. At 16, he entered the Capuchin order, continuing his extensive studies in theology, philosophy, and languages. Talented as a linguist in over six

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 Saint Bonaventure
 Doctor of the Church
 1221-1274
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Happy Feast Day Saint Bonaventure Doctor of the Church 1221-1274 Feast Day: July 15 (New), July 14 (Trad) Patronage: Intestinal disorders, Bagnoregio, Italy, Conchita Indian Pueblo, St. Bonaventure University, NYC Saint Bonaventure was a Franciscan, theologian, philosopher, teacher, writer, cardinal and mystic, lovingly called the ”Seraphic Doctor.” He was close friends with St. Thomas Aquinas

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 Saint Cyril of Alexandria
 Doctor of the Church
 376-444
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Happy Feast Day Saint Cyril of Alexandria Doctor of the Church 376-444 Feast Day: September 26 (New), September 27 (Trad) Patronage: Alexandria, Egypt Saint Cyril of Alexandria championed the teaching concerning Christ’s one divine Personhood against Nestorius. He wrote extensively clarifying the doctrine concerning the Trinity, theological formulas, and the doctrine of Mary as Mother

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