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31 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 31  St. Stephen of Mar Saba  (d. 794) A “do not disturb” sign helped today’s saint find holiness and peace. Stephen of Mar Saba was the nephew of St. John Damascene, … Continue reading

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30 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 30  St. Peter Regaldo  (1390-1456) Peter lived at a very busy time. The Great Western Schism (1378-1417) was settled at the Council of Constance (1414-1418). France and England were fighting the … Continue reading

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29 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 29  Blessed Ludovico of Casoria  (1814-1885) Born in Casoria (near Naples), Arcangelo Palmentieri was a cabinet-maker before entering the Friars Minor in 1832, taking the name Ludovico. After his ordination five … Continue reading

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28 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 28  St. Hesychius of Jerusalem  (c. 450) Not only is the name of today’s saint a bit hard to pronounce and spell. It’s also difficult to learn about such a modest … Continue reading

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27 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 27  Blessed Francis Faà di Bruno  (1825-1888) Francis, the last of 12 children, was born in northern Italy into an aristocratic family. He lived at a particularly turbulent time in history, … Continue reading

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26 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 26  Blessed Didacus of Cadiz  (d. 1801) Born in Cadiz, Spain, and christened Joseph Francis, the youth spent much of his free time around the Capuchin friars and their church. But … Continue reading

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25 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 25  Annunciation of the Lord  The feast of the Annunciation goes back to the fourth or fifth century. Its central focus is the Incarnation: God has become one of us. From … Continue reading

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24 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 24  St. Catherine of Genoa  (1447-1510) Going to confession one day was the turning point of Catherine’s life. When Catherine was born, many Italian nobles were supporting Renaissance artists and writers. … Continue reading

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23 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 23  St. Turibius of Mogrovejo  (1538-1606) Together with Rose of Lima, Turibius is the first known saint of the New World, serving the Lord in Peru, South America, for 26 years. … Continue reading

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22 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 22  St. Nicholas Owen  (d. 1606) Nicholas, familiarly known as “Little John,” was small in stature but big in the esteem of his fellow Jesuits. Born at Oxford, this humble artisan … Continue reading

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