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Saint Nicholas of Flüe
1417-1487
Feast Day: March 21 September 2...

Happy Feast Day Saint Nicholas of Flüe 1417-1487 Feast Day: March 21 September 25 (Switzerland and Germany) Patronage: Switzerland, Pontifical Swiss guard, councilmen, difficult marriages, large families, separated spouses Saint Nicholas of Flüe, affectionately called “Bruder Klaus” (Brother Klaus), was a Swiss political figure, husband and father of 10, who became a hermit. He served

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Saint Benedict
480 - 543
Feast Day: July 11 (New), March 21 (Tra...

Happy Feast Day Saint Benedict 480 – 543 Feast Day: July 11 (New), March 21 (Trad) Patronage: Europe, farmers, against poison, against witchcraft It is related by Saint Gregory the Great (+603) that in the wilderness Benedict fed a raven with some of a portion of his bread. When a jealous and wicked priest tried

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Happy Feast Day Saint Benjamin 329-424 Feast day: March 31 Patronage: Preachers, Evangelist Saint Benjamin was a deacon and martyr in Persia. He was imprisoned a year for his faith (because of the indiscretion of a Christian Bishop who destroyed the pagan Temple of Fire, which started a 40-year persecution of Christians). He was released

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Feast of The Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary March 25 “Mary showed complete trust in God by agreeing to be used as an instrument in his plan of salvation. She trusted him in spite of her nothingness …St. Teresa of Calcuttahttps://www.portraitsofsaints.com/collections/all/all-images-the-virgin Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content

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Happy Feast Day Saint Photina 1st century Feast day: March 20 Saint Photina was the Samaritan woman who accepted the “living water” from Jesus at Jacob’s Well in Sychar, as told in John 4: 5-42. Her name means “enlightened one”. In both Greek and Roman traditions, she preached and converted many to Christianity, including her

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Happy Feast Day Saint Joseph, Terror of Demons Feast day: March 19 Patronage: The Catholic Church, unborn children, fathers, purity, immigrants, workers, against doubt and hesitation, and of a happy death Saint Joseph is invoked by many titles including Terror of Demons. Venerable Mary of Agreda writes in Mystical City of God that when we

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Happy Feast Day Saint Alexander of Jerusalem Died: 251 Feast Day: March 18 Saint Alexander of Jerusalem was a Bishop and martyr. He was a student of Origen in Alexandria and as Bishop at Jerusalem had an extensive theological library. For steadfastly proclaiming the faith, he was imprisoned two times and when the wild beasts

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Happy Feast Day Saint Patrick 390 – 460 Feast Day: March 17 Patronage: Ireland, engineers, paralegals. Invoked against snakes, sins, and witchcraft. Patrick was born in Scotland. As a boy of fourteen or so, he was captured during a raiding party and taken to Ireland as a slave to tend sheep. During his captivity, he

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Happy Feast Day Saint Louise de Marillac 1591-1660 Feast day: March 15 Patronage: disappointing children, loss of parents, people rejected by religious orders, sick people, social workers, widows Saint Louise de Marillac had not one, but two saints as counselors, St. Francis de Sales and St. Vincent de Paul. Her life’s work of caring for

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Happy Feast Day Saint Matilda 895-968 Feast day: March 14 Patronage: large families, disappointing children, falsely accused people, death of children, people ridiculed for their piety, second marriages, widows, queens Saint Matilda was the daughter of royalty, raised by her grandmother in a convent and married Henry the Fowler, who eventually became king. She was

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Happy Feast Day Saint Frances of Rome 1384 -1440 Feast Day: March 9 Patronage: Benedictine oblates, automobile drivers Frances of Rome, an Italian saint, was a wife, mother, mystic, organizer of charitable services and a Benedictine oblate who founded a religious community of oblates. With her husband’s consent St. Frances practiced continence and advanced in

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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 Saints Perpetua and Felicity Died: 203 Feast Day: March 7 (New), March 6 (Trad) Patronage: Mothers, Expectant Mothers, rangers, butchers, Carthage Saints Perpetua and Felicity are Christian martyrs of the 3rd century. Perpetua (born around 181) was a 22-year old married noblewoman and a nursing mother. Her co-martyr Felicity, an expectant mother,

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Happy Feast Day Saint Colette 1381-1447 Feast day: March 6 Patronage: Women seeking to conceive, expectant mothers and sick children Saint Colette, born Nicole Boellet (or Boylet), was a French abbess and the foundress of the Colettine Poor Clares, a reform branch of the Order of Saint Clare, better known as the Poor Clares. Due

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Happy Feast Day Saint Katharine Drexel 1858 -1955 Feast Day: March 3 Patronage: Philanthropists, racial justice One of the 12 American Saints, St. Katharine Drexel was an American heiress, philanthropist, religious sister, educator, and foundress. Taking religious vows in 1891, she is known for her selfless service of the oppressed. Donating her life and considerable

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Happy Feast Day Saint David of Wales 500-589 Feast day: March 1 Patronage: Wales, poets, and vegetarians Saint David was a bishop who engaged in missionary work and founded monasteries in Wales. He and his monks practiced asceticism, silence and were vegetarians. In 550, he was elected Primate because of his defense of the faith,

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 Saint Benedict
 480 - 543
 Feast Day: July 11 (New), March 21 (...

Happy Feast Day Saint Benedict 480 – 543 Feast Day: July 11 (New), March 21 (Trad) Patronage: Europe, farmers, against poison, against witchcraft It is related by Saint Gregory the Great (+603) that in the wilderness Benedict fed a raven with some of a portion of his bread. When a jealous and wicked priest tried

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