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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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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Francis Borgia
 1510-1572
 Feast day: October 10
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Happy Feast Day Saint Francis Borgia 1510-1572 Feast day: October 10 Patronage: Invoked against earthquakes, Portugal, and Rota, Marianas Saint Francis Borgia was born into a noble family in Spain. He married Eleanor de Castro and they had 8 children. In 1546, his wife died and after settling his estates and children, he entered the

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 Saint Gerard Majella
 1726-1755
 Feast day: October 16
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Happy Feast Day Saint Gerard Majella 1726-1755 Feast day: October 16 Patronage: Children (and unborn children in particular); childbirth; mothers (and expectant mothers in particular); motherhood; falsely accused people; good confessions; lay brothers; and Muro Lucano, Italy St. Gerard Majella was a professed lay brother of the Redemptorists; he served as tailor and infirmarian and

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Lorenzo Ruiz
 1600-1637
 Feast Day: September 28
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Happy Feast Day Saint Lorenzo Ruiz 1600-1637 Feast Day: September 28 Patronage: Filipino youth, the Philippines, overseas workers, altar servers Saint Lorenzo Ruiz was born in the Philippines and was a happily married family man who joined the Dominican Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary. He was accused of murder and fled on a Dominican

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Joseph Calasanz
 1557-1648
 Feast Day: August 25
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Happy Feast Day Saint Joseph Calasanz 1557-1648 Feast Day: August 25 Patronage: Catholic schools, colleges, universities, students Saint Joseph Calasanz, a Spanish priest, founded the Pious Schools for the poor and destitute, and the Piarist Religious Order. He was educated in canon law and theology. At first, his work flourished, but because of prejudices and

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Charlene Marie Richard
 Servant of God
 1947-1959
 Feast Day: August 11
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Charlene Marie Richard Servant of God 1947-1959 Feast Day: August 11 Patronage: Cajun people, good health, converts to Catholicism Charlene Marie Richard, the second of ten children, grew up in rural Louisiana in a family of loving, close, and faithful Catholics. At 7 years old she started praying the rosary daily and had a devotion

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 Saint Mary Magdalene
 1st century 
 Feast day: July 22
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Happy Feast Day Saint Mary Magdalene 1st century Feast day: July 22 Patronage: contemplative life, converts, glove makers, hairdressers, penitent sinners, sexual temptation St. Mary Magdalen has been called the second-most important woman in the New Testament after Mary the mother of Jesus. Mary Magdalene traveled with Jesus as one of His followers. She was

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