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30 April – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 30 St. Pius V (1504-1572) This is the pope whose job was to implement the historic Council of Trent. If we think recent popes have had difficulties in implementing Vatican Council … Continue reading

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29 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 29  St. Catherine of Siena  (1347-1380) The value Catherine makes central in her short life and which sounds clearly and consistently through her experience is complete surrender to Christ. What is … Continue reading

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28 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 28  St. Peter Chanel  (1803-1841) Anyone who has worked in loneliness, with great adaptation required and with little apparent success, will find a kindred spirit in Peter Chanel. As a young … Continue reading

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27 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 27  St. Louis Mary de Montfort  (1673-1716) Louis’s life is inseparable from his efforts to promote genuine devotion to Mary, the mother of Jesus and mother of the Church.Totus tuus(completely yours) … Continue reading

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26 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 26  St. Pedro de San José Betancur  (1626-1667) Central America can claim its first saint with the July 30 canonization of Pedro de Betancur by Pope John Paul II in Guatemala … Continue reading

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25 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 25  St. Mark Most of what we know about Mark comes directly from the New Testament. He is usually identified with the Mark of Acts 12:12. (When Peter escaped from prison, … Continue reading

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24 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 24  St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen  (1577-1622) If a poor man needed some clothing, Fidelis would often give the man the clothes right off his back. Complete generosity to others characterized this … Continue reading

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23 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 23  St. George If Mary Magdalene was the victim of misunderstanding, George is the object of a vast amount of imagination. There is every reason to believe that he was a … Continue reading

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22 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 22  St. Adalbert of Prague  (956-97) Opposition to the Good News of Jesus did not discourage Adalbert, who is now remembered with great honor in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and … Continue reading

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21 April – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio April 21  St. Anselm  (1033-1109) Indifferent toward religion as a young man, Anselm became one of the Church’s greatest theologians and leaders. He received the title “Father of Scholasticism” for his attempt … Continue reading

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