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31 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio October 31 St. Wolfgang of Regensburg (c. 924-994) Wolfgang was born in Swabia, Germany, and was educated at a school located at the abbey of Reichenau. There he encountered Henry, a young … Continue reading

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30 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio October 30  St. Alphonsus Rodriguez  (c. 1533-1617)  Tragedy and challenge beset today’s saint early in life, but Alphonsus Rodriguez found happiness and contentment through simple service and prayer. Born in Spain in … Continue reading

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29 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio   October 29  St. Narcissus of Jerusalem  (d. 215)  Life in second- and third-century Jerusalem couldn’t have been easy, but St. Narcissus managed to live well beyond 100. Some even speculate he … Continue reading

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28 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  October 28  Sts. Simon and Jude  Jude is so named by Luke and Acts. Matthew and Mark call him Thaddeus. He is not mentioned elsewhere in the Gospels, except, of course, where … Continue reading

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27 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio    Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza  (c. 1200-1271)  Dominicans honor one of their own today, Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza. This was a man who used his skills as a preacher to challenge the … Continue reading

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26 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio October 26  Blessed Contardo Ferrini  (1859-1902)  Contardo Ferrini was the son of a teacher who went on to become a learned man himself, one acquainted with some dozen languages. Today he is … Continue reading

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25 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  Blessed Antônio de Sant’Anna Galvão  (1739-1822)  God’s plan in a person’s life often takes unexpected turns which become life-giving through cooperation with God’s grace. Born in Guarantingueta near São Paulo (Brazil), Antônio … Continue reading

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24 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio October 24  St. Anthony Claret  (1807-1870)  The “spiritual father of Cuba” was a missionary, religious founder, social reformer, queen’s chaplain, writer and publisher, archbishop and refugee. He was a Spaniard whose work … Continue reading

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23 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio October 23  St. John of Capistrano  (1386-1456)  It has been said the Christian saints are the world’s greatest optimists. Not blind to the existence and consequences of evil, they base their confidence … Continue reading

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22 October – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  October 22  St. Peter of Alcantara  (1499-1562)  Peter was a contemporary of well-known 16th-century Spanish saints, including Ignatius of Loyola and John of the Cross. He served as confessor to St. Teresa … Continue reading

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