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26 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 26  St. Catherine of Alexandria  (c. 310)  According to the Legend of St. Catherine, this young woman converted to Christianity after receiving a vision. At the age of 18, she debated … Continue reading

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25 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 25  St. Columban  (543?-615)  Columban was the greatest of the Irish missionaries who worked on the European continent. As a young man he was greatly tormented by temptations of the flesh, … Continue reading

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24 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 24  St. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions  St. Andrew was one of 117 martyrs who met death in Vietnam between 1820 and 1862. Members of this group were beatified on four different … Continue reading

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23 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 23 Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro  (1891-1927)  ¡Viva Cristo Rey! (Long live Christ the King) were the last words Father Pro uttered before he was executed for being a Catholic priest and … Continue reading

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22 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 22  St. Cecilia (3rd century)  Although Cecilia is one of the most famous of the Roman martyrs, the familiar stories about her are apparently not founded on authentic material. There is … Continue reading

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21 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 21  Feast of the Presentation of Mary  Mary’s presentation was celebrated in Jerusalem in the sixth century. A church was built there in honor of this mystery. The Eastern Church was … Continue reading

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20 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 20  St. Rose Philippine Duchesne (1769-1852) Born in Grenoble, France, of a family that was among the new rich, Philippine learned political skills from her father and a love of the … Continue reading

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19 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 19  St. Agnes of Assisi  1197-1253  Agnes was the sister of St. Clare and her first follower. When Agnes left home two weeks after Clare’s departure, their family attempted to bring … Continue reading

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18 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 18  Dedication of St. Peter and Paul  St. Peter’s is probably the most famous church in Christendom. Massive in scale and a veritable museum of art and architecture, it began on … Continue reading

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17 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 17  St. Elizabeth of Hungary  (1207-1231)  In her short life Elizabeth manifested such great love for the poor and suffering that she has become the patroness of Catholic charities and of … Continue reading

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