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Happy Feast Day Saint Julian of Norwich 1342-1430 Feast day: May 13 Patronage: Cats Saint Julian of Norwich, a Benedictine English mystic, lived as a recluse in her cell, with a cat most likely being her only companion. As one of the most influential writers of England, she wrote 16 Revelations of Divine Love, the

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Happy Feast Day Saint Julie Billiart 1752 – 1816 Feast day: April 8 Patronage: against poverty, bodily ills, disease Teaching was in Saint Julie Billiart’s blood. As a child, she played school and eventually started a teaching order of nuns, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. When she was a child she made short

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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
 St. Blaise (Blase)
 Died c.316
 Feast day: February 3
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Happy Feast Day St. Blaise (Blase) Died c.316 Feast day: February 3 Patronage: throats, choking, wild animals, builders, veterinarians, infants Saint Blaise was a physician and bishop. During the persecution of Christians, he hide in the hills and cured wild animals of their illnesses. He was eventually martyred. The blessing of throats takes place on

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Agnes of Rome
 291 - 304
 Feast Day: January 21
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Happy Feast Day Saint Agnes of Rome 291 – 304 Feast Day: January 21 Patronage: Betrothed couples, chastity St. Agnes was a Roman girl who was only twelve or thirteen years old when she suffered martyrdom for her Faith. Agnes made a promise to God never to stain her purity. When the Prefect Sempronius wished

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Happy Feast Day Saint Paul the Hermit 227-342 Feast day: January 15 Patronage: basket weavers, clothing industry, hermits, weavers Saint Paul the Hermit, also called Paul of Thebes, a well educated Egyptian, was the first Christian hermit, embracing the life of solitude and penance. He fled to the desert to circumvent the Christian persecution of

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 Saint Cecilia
 2nd century 
 Feast Day: November 22
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Happy Feast Day Saint Cecilia 2nd century Feast Day: November 22 Patronage: Church music, great musicians, poets, France Cecilia’s parents arranged for her to be married to Valerian of Trastevere. Because she was focused above, she is said to have interiorly sung to Jesus while her wedding music was playing. This marked the beginning of

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Happy Feast Day Saint Padre Pio 1887 – 1968 Feast Day: September 23 Patronage: Civil defense volunteers, Catholic adolescents St. Pio of Pietrelcina, was a Capuchin Catholic priest from Italy. He was born Francesco Forgione, and given the name Pius when he joined the Capuchins, thus he is popularly… More Source All content is property

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Happy Feast Day Saint Andrew Kim 1821-1846 Feast Day: September 20 Patronage: Korea Saint Andrew Kim was the first native-born Korean Catholic priest. He was baptized at 15, studied for the priesthood in Macau, and was ordained in Shanghai. St. Andrew was then sent back to Korea to preach,… More Source All content is property

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