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31 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 31 St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556)  The founder of the Jesuits was on his way to military fame and fortune when a cannon ball shattered his leg. Because there were no … Continue reading

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30 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 30 St. Peter Chrysologus (406-450?)  A man who vigorously pursues a goal may produce results far beyond his expectations and his intentions. Thus it was with Peter of the Golden Words, … Continue reading

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29 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 29 St. Martha  Martha, Mary and their brother Lazarus were evidently close friends of Jesus. He came to their home simply as a welcomed guest, rather than as one celebrating the … Continue reading

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28 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 28 St. Leopold Mandic (1887-1942)  Western Christians who are working for greater dialogue with Orthodox Christians may be reaping the fruits of Father Leopold’s prayers. A native of Croatia, Leopold joined … Continue reading

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27 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 27 Blessed Antonio Lucci (1682-1752)  Antonio studied with and was a friend of St. Francesco Antonio Fasani, who after Antonio Lucci’s death testified at the diocesan hearings regarding the holiness of … Continue reading

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26 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 26 Sts. Joachim and Anne  In the Scriptures, Matthew and Luke furnish a legal family history of Jesus, tracing ancestry to show that Jesus is the culmination of great promises. Not … Continue reading

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25 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 25 St. James This James is the brother of John the Evangelist. The two were called by Jesus as they worked with their father in a fishing boat on the Sea … Continue reading

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24 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 24 St. Sharbel Makhluf (1828-1898)  Although this saint never traveled far from the Lebanese village of Beka-Kafra, where he was born, his influence has spread widely. Joseph Zaroun Makluf was raised … Continue reading

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23 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 23  St. Bridget  (1303?-1373) From age seven on, Bridget had visions of Christ crucified. Her visions formed the basis for her activity—always with the emphasis on charity rather than spiritual favors. … Continue reading

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22 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 22  St. Mary Magdalene Except for the mother of Jesus, few women are more honored in the Bible than Mary Magdalene. Yet she could well be the patron of the slandered, … Continue reading

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