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16 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 16  St. Margaret of Scotland  (1050?-1093)  Margaret of Scotland was a truly liberated woman in the sense that she was free to be herself. For her, that meant freedom to love … Continue reading

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15 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 15 St. Albert the Great (1206-1280) Albert the Great was a 13th-century German Dominican who influenced decisively the stance of the Church toward Aristotelian philosophy brought to Europe by the spread … Continue reading

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14 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 14  St. Gertrude (1256?-1302)  Gertrude, a Benedictine nun in Helfta (Saxony), was one of the great mystics of the 13th century. Together with her friend and teacher St. Mechtild, she practiced … Continue reading

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13 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 13  St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917)  Frances Xavier Cabrini was the first United States citizen to be canonized. Her deep trust in the loving care of her God gave her the … Continue reading

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12 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 12 St. Josaphat  (1580?-1623)  In 1967, newspaper photos of Pope Paul VI embracing Athenagoras I, the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople, marked a significant step toward the healing of a division in … Continue reading

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11 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 11  St. Martin of Tours  (316?-397)  A conscientious objector who wanted to be a monk; a monk who was maneuvered into being a bishop; a bishop who fought paganism as well … Continue reading

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10 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 10  St. Leo the Great  (d. 461)  With apparent strong conviction of the importance of the Bishop of Rome in the Church, and of the Church as the ongoing sign of … Continue reading

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09 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 9  Dedication of St. John Lateran  Most Catholics think of St. Peter’s as the pope’s main church, but they are wrong. St. John Lateran is the pope’s church, the cathedral of … Continue reading

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08 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 8  Blessed John Duns Scotus (c. 1266-1308)  A humble man, John Duns Scotus has been one of the most influential Franciscans through the centuries. Born at Duns in the county of … Continue reading

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01 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 1  Feast of All Saints  The earliest certain observance of a feast in honor of all the saints is an early fourth-century commemoration of “all the martyrs.” In the early seventh … Continue reading

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