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John XXII - (1316-1334)

Saint Biography

Jacques Dučse of Cahors was born c. 1244. The son of a shoemaker, he studied law and theology before becoming chancellor to Charles II of Naples in 1309. ... Read More

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(JACQUES D'EUSE)

Born at Cahors in 1249; enthroned, 5 September, 1316; died at Avignon, 4 December, 1334. He received his early education from the Dominicans in his native town, and later studied theology and law at Read More


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Reading 1, Hebrews 10:1-10
So, since the Law contains no more than a reflection of the ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 40:2, 4, 7-8, 10, 11
He pulled me up from the seething chasm, from the mud of the ... Read More

Gospel, Mark 3:31-35
Now his mother and his brothers arrived and, standing outside, ... Read More

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January 27 Saint of the Day

St. Angela Merici
January 27: When she was 56, Angela Merici said "No" to the Pope. She was ... Read More