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World Art Day April 15th Letter to artists from Pope John Paul II: https://bit.ly/3wwybUl Bl. Fra Angelico c. 1395 – February 18, 1455 Patron of Artists Blessed Fra Angelico, born Guido di Pietro was an Italian painter. He joined the Dominicans in 1407 taking the name Fra Giovanna. He was initially trained as an illuminator.

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Happy Feast Day Saint John Ogilvie 1579 – 1615 Feast Day: March 10 Patron of Scotland Saint John Ogilvie was a Scottish Roman Catholic Jesuit martyr, born into a wealthy respected Calvinist family in 1579. In the midst of the religious controversies and turmoil that engulfed Europe of that era, he decided to become a

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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 John Neumann
 1811-1860
 Feast day: January 5
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Happy Feast Day Saint John Neumann 1811-1860 Feast day: January 5 Patronage: Catholic Education St. John Neumann was the first canonized male saint of the United States. He is proclaimed the model and patron for all the faithful. He introduced the Forty Hours devotion and laid the foundation for the Catholic school system in this

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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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Fr. John A. Hardon S.J.
Servant of God
June 18,1914- December 30, 2000
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Fr. John A. Hardon S.J. Servant of God June 18,1914- December 30, 2000 Patronage: Institute on Religious Life Father John Hardon, a Jesuit priest, was a brilliant writer and theologian. He was a willful child raised by his widowed mother but was softened by her steadfast faith. He studied to be a doctor and was

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Saint John of the Cross
Doctor of the Church
1542-1591
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Happy Feast Day Saint John of the Cross Doctor of the Church 1542-1591 Feast day: December 14 (New) November 24 (Trad) Patronage: contemplative life, contemplatives Saint John of the Cross, a Spanish mystic priest, was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation. He suffered many hardships of life in his youth. He boarded at a school

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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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Happy Feast Day
 Saint John Berchmans
 1599 - 1621
 Feast day: November 26
 Pa...

Happy Feast Day Saint John Berchmans 1599 – 1621 Feast day: November 26 Patronage: Altar boys, Jesuit scholastics, students, altar servers Saint John Berchmans was a Jesuit novice at the Jesuit College at Malines and was known for his diligence and piety, impressing all with his holiness and stress on perfection in little things. He

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