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19 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day Click here for audio St. Conrad of Piacenza (1290-1350) Born of a noble family in northern Italy, Conrad as a young man married Euphrosyne, daughter of a nobleman. One day while hunting he ordered attendants to … Continue reading

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18 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day Click here for audio   Blessed John of Fiesole (c. 1400-1455) The patron of Christian artists was born around 1400 in a village overlooking Florence. He took up painting as a young boy and studied under … Continue reading

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17 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day Click here for audio Seven Founders of the Order of Servites  (13th century) Can you imagine seven prominent men of Boston or Denver banding together, leaving their homes and professions, and going into solitude for a … Continue reading

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16 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day  Click here for audio St. Gilbert of Sempringham (c. 1083-1189) Gilbert was born in Sempringham, England, into a wealthy family, but he followed a path quite different from that expected of him as the son of … Continue reading

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15 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day Click here for audio St. Claude de la Colombière  (1641-1682) This is a special day for the Jesuits, who claim today’s saint as one of their own. It’s also a special day for people who have … Continue reading

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14 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio   Sts. Cyril and Methodius (d. 869; d. 884) Because their father was an officer in a part of Greece inhabited by many Slavs, these two Greek brothers ultimately became missionaries, teachers … Continue reading

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13 February – Saint of the Day

 Saint of the day Click here for Audio   St. Giles Mary of St. Joseph (1729-1812) In the same year that a power-hungry Napoleon Bonaparte led his army into Russia, Giles Mary of St. Joseph ended a life of humble … Continue reading

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12 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio   St. Apollonia (d. 249) The persecution of Christians began in Alexandria during the reign of the Emperor Philip. The first victim of the pagan mob was an old man named Metrius, … Continue reading

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11 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Our Lady of Lourdes On December 8, 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus. A little more than three years later, on … Continue reading

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10 February – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio   St. Scholastica  (480-542?) Twins often share the same interests and ideas with an equal intensity. Therefore, it is no surprise that Scholastica and her twin brother, Benedict, both established religious communities … Continue reading

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