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21 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 21  St. Lawrence of Brindisi  (1559-1619) At first glance perhaps the most remarkable quality of Lawrence of Brindisi is his outstanding gift of languages. In addition to a thorough knowledge of … Continue reading

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20 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 20  St. Apollinaris  (1st century)  According to tradition, St. Peter sent Apollinaris to Ravenna, Italy, as its first bishop. His preaching of the Good News was so successful that the pagans … Continue reading

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19 July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 19  Servant of God Francis Garces and Companions  (c. 1781) Government interference in the missions and landgrabbing sparked the Indian uprising which cost these friars their lives. A contemporary of the … Continue reading

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18 July – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 18  Blessed Angeline of Marsciano  (1374-1435) Blessed Angeline founded the first community of Franciscan women other than Poor Clares to receive papal approval. Angeline was born to the Duke of Marsciano … Continue reading

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17 July – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 17  St. Francis Solano  (1549-1610) Francis came from a leading family in Andalusia, Spain. Perhaps it was his popularity as a student that enabled Francis in his teens to stop two … Continue reading

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16 July – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 16  Our Lady of Mount Carmel  Hermits lived on Mount Carmel near the Fountain of Elijah (northern Israel) in the 12th century. They had a chapel dedicated to Our Lady. By … Continue reading

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15 July – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 15  St. Bonaventure  (1221-1274) Bonaventure, Franciscan, theologian, doctor of the Church, was both learned and holy. Because of the spirit that filled him and his writings, he was at first called … Continue reading

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14 July – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 14  Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha  (1656-1680) The blood of martyrs is the seed of saints. Nine years after the Jesuits Isaac Jogues and John de Brébeuf were tortured to death by Huron … Continue reading

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13 – July Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 13  St. Henry  (972-1024) As German king and Holy Roman Emperor, Henry was a practical man of affairs. He was energetic in consolidating his rule. He crushed rebellions and feuds. On … Continue reading

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12 July – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio July 12  Sts. John Jones and John Wall  (c. 1530-1598; 1620-1679) These two friars were martyred in England in the 16th and 17th centuries for refusing to deny their faith. John Jones … Continue reading

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