Happy Feast Day
 Saint Valentine
 Died: 269
 Feast day: February 14
 Patronage: ...

Happy Feast Day Saint Valentine Died: 269 Feast day: February 14 Patronage: love, youth, happy marriages Saint Valentine of Rome was a bishop and martyr of the early church. Not much is known about him, except that his relics were found in the catacombs and an ancient church was dedicated to him. Tradition has it

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Abigail
 5th-6th C.
 Feast Day: February 11
 Patronage: h...

Happy Feast Day Saint Abigail 5th-6th C. Feast Day: February 11 Patronage: honeybees, beekeepers health, and fertility Saint Abigail was a Medieval Irish saint, also known as Gobnait (Irish for Abigail which means brings joy) or Deborah (meaning honeybee). She had a special relationship with bees and would care for the sick with honey and

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Scholastica
 480 - 542
 Feast Day: February 10
 Patronage...

Happy Feast Day Saint Scholastica 480 – 542 Feast Day: February 10 Patronage: convulsive children, nuns, invoked against storms and rain Scholastica, born in Italy, was the twin sister of Benedict of Nursia. Scholastica was dedicated to God from a young age. The most commonly told story about her is that she would, once a

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Apollonia
 Died: 249
 Feast Day: February 9
 Patronage: d...

Happy Feast Day Saint Apollonia Died: 249 Feast Day: February 9 Patronage: dentists, tooth problems St. Apollonia, an early Church martyr, is the patron of dentists and toothaches. A Christian persecution in 249, led many to their death. St. Apollonia would not renounce her faith and was beaten, having all her teeth knocked out. Her

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Paul Miki
 1562 - 1597
 Feast Day: February 6
 Patronage:...

Happy Feast Day Saint Paul Miki 1562 – 1597 Feast Day: February 6 Patronage: Japan Paul Miki was born at Tounucumada, Japan, into a wealthy Japanese family. He was educated at the Jesuit college, joined the Jesuits in 1580, and became known for his eloquent preaching, gaining numerous converts to Catholicism. He was crucified on

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Happy Feast Day Saint Dorothy Died 311 Feast Day: February 6 Patronage: horticulture; brewers; brides; florists; gardeners; midwives; newlyweds; love Saint Dorothy lived in Caesarea (Turkey) during the Diocletian persecution of Christians. Legend has it, that she was ordered to sacrifice to the pagan gods and refused. On the way to her execution, a young

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Happy Feast Day Saint Agatha 231 – 251 Feast Day: February 5 Patronage: Sicily, breast cancer, bakers, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, wet nurses, natural disasters Saint Agatha was born into an important Sicilian family and from an early age dedicated herself to Christ as a virgin. Legend has it that one suitor, Quintian, after being rejected,

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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 Paula of Rome
 347-404
 Feast Day: January 26
 Patronage:...

Happy Feast Day Saint Paula of Rome 347-404 Feast Day: January 26 Patronage: Monks, Nuns, Widows Saint Paula of Rome was an intelligent and educated wife and mother in a happy marriage. After her husband died, she embraced the faith and lived an austere life. She was a beloved friend and assistant of St. Jerome.

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Happy Feast Day Saint Dwynwen Died c.460 Feast Day: January 25 Patronage: lovers, sick animals, Welsh St.Valentine Daughter of Welsh king Brychan Brycheiniog, Saint Dwynwen fell in reciprocal love with a young man named Maelon, ultimately rejecting him for her deep desire to join the religious life. In a dream, she was given a drink

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