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Pope Gregory XV - (1621-1623)

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(ALESSANDRO LUDOVISI).

Born at Bologna, 9 or 15 January, 1554; died at Rome, 8 July, 1623. After completing the humanities and philosophy under Jesuit teachers, partly at the Roman and partly at the German College in Rome, he returned to Bologna ... Read More


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Reading 1, Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Yahweh your God will raise up a prophet like me; you will ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 95:1-2, 6-7, 7-9
Come, let us cry out with joy to Yahweh, acclaim the rock of ... Read More

Gospel, Mark 1:21-28
They went as far as Capernaum, and at once on the Sabbath he ... Read More

Reading 2, First Corinthians 7:32-35
I should like you to have your minds free from all worry. The ... Read More

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St. Brigid of Ireland
February 1: Brigid was probably born at Faughart near Dundalk, Louth, ... Read More