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07 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 7 St. Didacus  (1400-1463) Didacus is living proof that God “chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame … Continue reading

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06 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 6 St. Nicholas Tavelic and Companions  (d. 1391)  Nicholas and his three companions are among the 158 Franciscans who have been martyred in the Holy Land since the friars became custodians … Continue reading

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05 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 5  Venerable Solanus Casey (1870-1957) Barney Casey became one of Detroit’s best-known priests even though he was not allowed to preach formally or to hear confessions! Barney came from a large … Continue reading

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04 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 4  St. Charles Borromeo  (1538-1584)  The name of St. Charles Borromeo is associated with reform. He lived during the time of the Protestant Reformation, and had a hand in the reform … Continue reading

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03 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 3  St. Martin de Porres  (1579-1639) “Father unknown” is the cold legal phrase sometimes used on baptismal records. “Half-breed” or “war souvenir” is the cruel name inflicted by those of “pure” … Continue reading

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02 November – Saint of the day

Feast of All Souls Click here for Audio November 2 Feast of All Souls The Church has encouraged prayer for the dead from the earliest times as an act of Christian charity. “If we had no care for the dead,” … Continue reading

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30 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 30 St. Andrew Andrew was St. Peter’s brother, and was called with him. “As [Jesus] was walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is now called … Continue reading

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29 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 29  Servant of God John of Monte Corvino  (1247-1328)  At a time when the Church was heavily embroiled in nationalistic rivalries within Europe, it was also reaching across Asia to spread … Continue reading

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28 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 28  St. James of the Marche  (1394-1476)  Meet one of the fathers of the modern pawnshop! James was born in the Marche of Ancona, in central Italy along the Adriatic Sea. … Continue reading

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27 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 27 St. Francesco Antonio Fasani  1681-1742  Born in Lucera (southeast Italy), Francesco entered the Conventual Franciscans in 1695. After his ordination 10 years later, he taught philosophy to younger friars, served … Continue reading

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