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21 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 21  Blessed John of Parma  (1209-1289) The seventh general minister of the Franciscan Order, John was known for his attempts to bring back the earlier spirit of the Order after the … Continue reading

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20 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 20  St. Salvator of Horta  (1520-1567) A reputation for holiness does have some drawbacks. Public recognition can be a nuisance at times—as the confreres of Salvator found out. Salvator was born … Continue reading

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19 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 19  St. Joseph  The Bible pays Joseph the highest compliment: he was a “just” man. The quality meant a lot more than faithfulness in paying debts. When the Bible speaks of … Continue reading

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18 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 18 St. Cyril of Jerusalem  (315?-386) Problems in the Church today are minor compared with the reverberations of the Arian heresy that denied the divinity of Christ. Cyril was to be … Continue reading

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17 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 17  St. Patrick (St. Trish also) (415?-493?) Legends about Patrick abound; but truth is best served by our seeing two solid qualities in him: He was humble and he was courageous. … Continue reading

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16 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 16  St. Clement Mary Hofbauer  (1751-1820) Clement might be called the second founder of the Redemptorists, as it was he who carried the congregation of St. Alphonsus Liguori to the people … Continue reading

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15 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio   March 15 St. Louise de Marillac (d. 1660) Louise, born near Meux, France, lost her mother when she was still a child, her beloved father when she was but 15. Her … Continue reading

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14 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 14  St. Maximilian  (d. 295) We have an early, precious, almost unembellished account of the martyrdom of St. Maximilian in modern-day Algeria. Brought before the proconsul Dion, Maximilian refused enlistment in … Continue reading

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13 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 13  St. Leander of Seville  (c. 550-600) The next time you recite the Nicene Creed at Mass, think of today’s saint. For it was Leander of Seville who, as bishop, introduced … Continue reading

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12 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 12  Blessed Angela Salawa  (1881-1922) Angela served Christ and Christ’s little ones with all her strength. Born in Siepraw, near Kraków, Poland, she was the 11th child of Bartlomiej and Ewa … Continue reading

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