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Saint Irenaeus of Lyons
130-202
Feast Day: June 28
Patronage: Ap...

Happy Feast Day Saint Irenaeus of Lyons 130-202 Feast Day: June 28 Patronage: Apologist and Catechist Saint Irenaeus, one of the Fathers of the Church, and a bishop of Lyons, France combated the Gnostic heresy (that the material world was evil and had access to secret knowledge) by exposing and refuting their teaching with the

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Feast day: June 27
Patroness of the R...

Happy Feast Day Our Lady of Perpetual Help Feast day: June 27 Patroness of the Republic of Haiti and Almoradi, Spain Our Lady of Perpetual Help, also known as Our Lady of Perpetual Succour and Our Mother of Perpetual Help is the title given to a 15th-century icon that originated in the Keras Kardiotissas Monastery

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Saint Emma of Gurk
980-1045
 Feast day: June 27
Patronage: invok...

Happy Feast Day Saint Emma of Gurk 980-1045 Feast day: June 27 Patronage: invoked during childbirth and against diseases of the eye Saint Emma, a noblewoman, also known as Hemma, was a relative of Emperor St. Henry II. She was raised at Henry’s court by St. Cunegund, and according to legend was married to Landgrave

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Saint Josemaría Escrivá
1902-1975
Feast day: June 26
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Happy Feast Day Saint Josemaría Escrivá 1902-1975 Feast day: June 26 José María Mariano Escriva Albás was a Roman Catholic priest from Spain who founded Opus Dei, an organization of laypeople and priests dedicated to the teaching that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. He was canonized

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Happy Birthday St. John the Baptist
Died: 30 AD
Feast day: June 24 (birth) Aug...

Happy Birthday St. John the Baptist Died: 30 AD Feast day: June 24 (birth) August 29 (death) Patronage: convulsions, epilepsy, hailstorms, baptism, converts, lambs, Jordan John the Baptist was the son of Zachary and Elizabeth and cousin of Jesus. John began his ministry around age 27, preaching a message of repentance to the people of

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Saint Audrey (Etheldreda)
640-679
Feast Day: June 23
Patronage: ...

Happy Feast Day Saint Audrey (Etheldreda) 640-679 Feast Day: June 23 Patronage: Cambridge University, neck and throat ailments, and widows Saint Audrey was an English princess, who took a vow of perpetual virginity at an early age, even though she consented to be married two times for diplomatic reasons. Her first husband died after 3

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Saint Joseph Cafasso
Jan 15, 1811 - Jun 23, 1860
Feast Day: June...

Happy Feast Day Saint Joseph Cafasso Jan 15, 1811 – Jun 23, 1860 Feast Day: June 23 Patronage: Prison Chaplains, Italian prisons, prisoners, captives Saint Joseph Cafasso was an Italian peasant that had a spinal disability but that didn’t hold him back from becoming a priest and moral theology professor to seminarians. He actively opposed

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Saint Thomas More
1478-1535
Feast day:  June 22 (New), July 9 (T...

Happy Feast Day Saint Thomas More 1478-1535 Feast day: June 22 (New), July 9 (Trad) Patronage: adopted children, civil servants, court clerks, difficult marriages, large families, politicians, lawyers, and statesmen St. Thomas More was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a counselor to Henry VIII and Lord

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Saint John Fisher
1469-1535
Feast day: June 22 (New), July 9 (Tr...

Happy Feast Day Saint John Fisher 1469-1535 Feast day: June 22 (New), July 9 (Trad) Patronage-Diocese of Rochester Born in 1469 in England, Saint John Fisher was a Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal who served as Lady Margaret Beaufort’s confessor (Grandmother of Henry Vlll) and convinced her to found two colleges at the University of

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Saint Aloysius Gonzaga
1568 - 1591
Feast Day: June 21
Patronage:...

Happy Feast Day Saint Aloysius Gonzaga 1568 – 1591 Feast Day: June 21 Patronage: young students, Christian youth, Jesuit novices, the blind, AIDS patients Aloysius Gonzaga was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus. He came under the spiritual guidance of St. Charles Borromeo, and from him received First Holy

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Venerable Matt Talbot
1856-1925
Feast Day: June 19
Patronage: Al...

Happy Feast Day Venerable Matt Talbot 1856-1925 Feast Day: June 19 Patronage: Alcoholism, Sobriety Venerable Matt Talbot, a Secular Franciscan, was born in Dublin, Ireland to a poor family. After little education, he obtained work for liquor merchants as a teen and started drinking excessively for 15 years. Then at 28, he took the “pledge”

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Saint Emily de Vialar
1797-1856
Feast Day: June 17
Patronage: si...

Happy Feast Day Saint Emily de Vialar 1797-1856 Feast Day: June 17 Patronage: single women Saint Emily de Vialar was born in France, to the physician of Louis XVIII. She cared for the children and sick of the town, trying to repair the harm done by the French Revolution, while also caring for her widowed

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St. Vitus
c.290 - c.303 
Feast Day: June 15
Patronage: actors, d...

Happy Feast Day St. Vitus c.290 – c.303 Feast Day: June 15 Patronage: actors, dancers, comedians, epileptics, dogs, and against oversleeping, snake bites, storms, animal attacks, lightning and Saint Vitus Dance (Chorea). Saint Vitus, the son of a pagan Sicilian, became a Christian along with his tutor and nurse at the age of 12. When

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Saint Germaine Cousin
1579 - 1601
Feast day: June 15
Patronage: ...

Happy Feast Day Saint Germaine Cousin 1579 – 1601 Feast day: June 15 Patronage: abandoned people, abuse victims, against poverty, disabled people, illness, loss of parents, the sick. When Saint Germaine was an infant her mother died. A sickly child, Germaine suffered from scrofula and was ignored by her father and abused by her step-family

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 Saint Boniface
 675-754
 Feast Day: June 5
 Patronage: Brewers,...

Happy Feast Day Saint Boniface 675-754 Feast Day: June 5 Patronage: Brewers, Fulda, Germany, World Youth Day Saint Boniface was an English Benedictine monk known as the “Apostle of Germany” for evangelizing and reforming the Germanic church. He was a respected scholar, teacher, and priest, (then bishop) that was called to be a missionary. To

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Happy Feast Day Saint Charles Lwanga 1860-1886 Feastday: June 3 Patronage: youth, converts, torture victims, Catholic action Saint Charles Lwanga is one of the martyrs of Uganda, killed during King Mwanga’s reign. In 1879, the White Fathers (Society of Missionaries of Africa) welcomed by Mwanga’s father, came and started to evangelize Uganda. Mwanga, violent and

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Happy Feast Day Saint Clotilde 474-545 Feast Day: June 3 Patronage: brides, adopted children, parents, exiles, widows, skin disease Saint Clotilde was married to King Clovis who ruled the Franks and was instrumental in the King’s conversion. She is credited with bringing Christianity to Europe. Queen Clotilde was known for her charitable and penitential works

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Happy Feast Day Saint Kevin of Glendalough 498 – 618 Feast day: June 3 Patronage: blackbirds, Glendalough, Ireland St. Kevin, also known as Coemgen in Ireland, lived with monks from age 12. After being ordained he came to live a hermit’s life in Glendalough Ireland (meaning glen of two lakes). There are many stories of

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Happy Feast Day Saint Erasmus of Formia Died c.303 Feast Day: June 2 Patronage: sailors, colic in children, intestinal ailments and diseases, cramps and pains of women in labor, cattle pest, Gaeta and Formia, Italy Saint Erasmus was the Bishop of Formia in Italy who was martyred during the Diocletian persecution. Legend is that when

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June, The Month of the Sacred Heart. “Behold the Heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing.” Our Lord to St. Margaret Mary Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content is not owned, or maintained by Holy Rosary, and is used only for informational purposes. Please

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Fr. Patrick Peyton
 January 9, 1909 - June 3, 1992
 Founded the Family Rosary ...

Fr. Patrick Peyton January 9, 1909 – June 3, 1992 Founded the Family Rosary Crusade Declared Venerable by Pope Francis in 2017 Father Patrick Peyton, also known as the “The Rosary Priest”, was born in Ireland, immigrated to the US, and eventually became a priest with the Congregation of the Holy Cross. In 1938 he

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 Saint Emma of Gurk
 980-1045
  Feast day: June 27
 Patronage: i...

Happy Feast Day Saint Emma of Gurk 980-1045 Feast day: June 27 Patronage: invoked during childbirth and against diseases of the eye Saint Emma, a noblewoman, also known as Hemma, was a relative of Emperor St. Henry II. She was raised at Henry's court by St. Cunegund, and according to legend was married to Landgrave

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Josemaría Escrivá
 1902-1975
 Feast day: June 26
 José Ma...

Happy Feast Day Saint Josemaría Escrivá 1902-1975 Feast day: June 26 José María Mariano Escriva Albás was a Roman Catholic priest from Spain who founded Opus Dei, an organization of laypeople and priests dedicated to the teaching that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. He was canonized

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Happy Birthday
 Saint John the Baptist
 Died: 30 AD
 Feast day: June 24 (birth) ...

Happy Birthday Saint John the Baptist Died: 30 AD Feast day: June 24 (birth) August 29 (death) Patronage: convulsions, epilepsy, hailstorms, baptism, converts, lambs, Jordan John the Baptist was the son of Zachary and Elizabeth and cousin of Jesus. John began his ministry around age 27, preaching a message of repentance to the people of

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