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28 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Blessed Daniel Brottier (1876-1936) Daniel spent most of his life in the trenches—one way or another. Born in France in 1876, Daniel was ordained in 1899 and began a teaching career. That didn’t satisfy … Continue reading

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27 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows (d. 1862 ) Francis, one of 11 children, lost his mother when he was only four years old. He was educated by the Jesuits and, … Continue reading

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26 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio St. Porphyry of Gaza (353-421) We go far back in history today to learn a bit about a saint whose name is not familiar to most of us in the West but … Continue reading

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25 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Blessed Sebastian of Aparicio (1502-1600) Sebastian’s roads and bridges connected many distant places. His final bridge-building was to help men and women recognize their God-given dignity and destiny. Sebastian’s parents were Spanish … Continue reading

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24 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Blessed Luke Belludi (1200-c. 1285) In 1220, St. Anthony was preaching conversion to the inhabitants of Padua when a young nobleman, Luke Belludi, came up to him and humbly asked to receive … Continue reading

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23 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio St. Polycarp (d. 156) Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna (modern Izmir, Turkey), disciple of St. John the Apostle and friend of St. Ignatius of Antioch was a revered Christian leader during the first … Continue reading

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23 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day Click here for audio St. Polycarp (d. 156) Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna (modern Izmir, Turkey), disciple of St. John the Apostle and friend of St. Ignatius of Antioch was a revered Christian leader during the first … Continue reading

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22 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Chair of Peter the Apostle This feast commemorates Christ’s choosing Peter to sit in his place as the servant-authority of the whole Church (see June 29). After the “lost weekend” of pain, … Continue reading

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21 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio St. Peter Damian (1007-1072) Maybe because he was orphaned and had been treated shabbily by one of his brothers, Peter Damian was very good to the poor. It was the ordinary thing … Continue reading

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20 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto (1910-1920; 1908-1919) Between May 13 and October 13, 1917, three children, Portuguese shepherds from Aljustrel, received apparitions of Our Lady at Cova da Iria, near Fatima, a … Continue reading

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