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Happy Feast Day Saint Polycarp 60-156 Feast day: February 23 (New), January 26 (Trad) Patronage: earaches, dysentery Saint Polycarp was a disciple of St. John the Apostle and considered one of the three chief Apostolic Fathers of the Church. As Bishop of Smyrna (Turkey), he protected the Catholic Church against the influences of heresies that

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Happy Feast Day Saint John Bosco 1815-1888 Feast day: January 31 Patronage: Christian apprentices, editors, publishers, schoolchildren, young people, magicians, magic tricks John Bosco, also known as Don Bosco, was an Italian Roman Catholic priest who dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth, employing teaching

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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 Angela Merici 1474-1540 Feast day: January 27 (New), June 1 (Trad) Patronage: sickness, handicapped people, loss of parents St. Angela Merici was an Italian religious educator. She founded the Company of St. Ursula1535 in Brescia, in which women dedicated their lives to the service of the Church through the education of

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 Saint Paula of Rome
 347-404
 Feast Day: January 26
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Happy Feast Day Saint Paula of Rome 347-404 Feast Day: January 26 Patronage: Monks, Nuns, Widows Saint Paula of Rome was an intelligent and educated wife and mother in a happy marriage. After her husband died, she embraced the faith and lived an austere life. She was a beloved friend and assistant of St. Jerome.

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Happy Feast Day Saints Timothy and Titus Feast day: January 26 Saint Timothy, an early Christian evangelist and Bishop of Ephesus, joined St. Paul around 51AD and became his close friend and confidant. St. Paul called him a “dearly beloved son, brother, companion in labor and man of God”. He even encouraged him “to use

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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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 Saint Marianne Cope
 1838 - 1918
 Feast day: January 23
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Happy Feast Day Saint Marianne Cope 1838 – 1918 Feast day: January 23 Patronage: lepers, outcasts, those with HIV/AIDS Marianne Cope, Baptized Maria Anna Barbara Koob, was born in Germany and her family emigrated to the United States the next year. She helped support her family and invalid father until his death and then left

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Happy Feast Day Blessed Laura Vicuna 1891-1904 Feast day: January 22 Patronage: Abuse victims, Argentina, incest victims, loss of parents, martyrs Blessed Laura Vicuna was the firstborn to a noble, Chilean, military family. Her father died young, leaving the family alone and without income, so her mother took work at a large estate and unfortunately

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