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20 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 20  Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang and Companions  (1821-1846)  This first native Korean priest was the son of Korean converts. His father, Ignatius Kim, was martyred during the persecution of … Continue reading

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19 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 19  St. Januarius  (d. 305?)  Nothing is known of Januarius’s life. He is believed to have been martyred in the Diocletian persecution of 305. Legend has it that after Januarius was … Continue reading

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18 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 18  St. Joseph of Cupertino  (1603-1663)  Joseph is most famous for levitating at prayer. Already as a child, Joseph showed a fondness for prayer. After a short career with the Capuchins, … Continue reading

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17 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  St. Robert Bellarmine  (1542-1621)  When Robert Bellarmine was ordained in 1570, the study of Church history and the Fathers of the Church was in a sad state of neglect. A promising scholar … Continue reading

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16 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 16  St. Cornelius  (d. 253)  There was no pope for 14 months after the martyrdom of St. Fabian because of the intensity of the persecution of the Church. During the interval, … Continue reading

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15 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 15  Our Lady of Sorrows  For a while there were two feasts in honor of the Sorrowful Mother: one going back to the 15th century, the other to the 17th century. … Continue reading

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14 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 14  Triumph of the Cross  Early in the fourth century St. Helena, mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, went to Jerusalem in search of the holy places of Christ’s life. She … Continue reading

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13 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 13  St. John Chrysostom  (d. 407)  The ambiguity and intrigue surrounding John, the great preacher (his name means “golden-mouthed”) from Antioch, are characteristic of the life of any great man in … Continue reading

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12 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 12  Holy Name of Mary  This feast is a counterpart to the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus (January 3); both have the possibility of uniting people easily divided on … Continue reading

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11 September – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio September 11  St. Cyprian  (d. 258) Cyprian is important in the development of Christian thought and practice in the third century, especially in northern Africa. Highly educated, a famous orator, he was … Continue reading

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