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St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori

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St. Eusebius of Vercelli

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St. Lydia Purpuraria

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St. John Vianney

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St. Addal

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The Transfiguration of the Lord
St. Hormisdas Pope

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St. Cajetan

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St. Dominic

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St. Edith Stein

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St. Lawrence - Martyr

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St. Clare

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St. Michael My

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St. Hippolytus

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St. Maximilian Kolbe

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary [holy day of obligation]
St. Alipius

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St. Stephen the Great

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St. Clare of Montefalco

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St. Helena

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St. John Eudes

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St. Bernard of Clairvaux

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St. Pius X

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St. Andrew the Scot

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St. Philip Benizi

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St. Bartholomew

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St. Louis King of France

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St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars

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St. Monica

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St. Augustine of Hippo

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St. Sabina

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St. Rumon

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St. Raymond Nonnatus


           

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There is very little known about them. Chrysanthus was an Egyptian, son of a Patrician, Polemius. He was brought to Rome from Alexandria during the reign of Numerian, and despite the objections of his father, who had brought him to Rome, was baptized by a priest named Carpophorus. Chrysanthus refused is father's attempts to get him married, finally married ... continue reading



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St. Bernadette

St. Bernadette

On April 16, 1879, Bernadette -- or Sister Marie-Bernard, as she was known within her order -- died in the Sainte Croix (Holy Cross) Infirmary of the Convent of Saint-Gildard. She was thirty-five. Born into a humble family which little by little fell into extreme poverty, Bernadette had always been a frail child. Quite young, she had already suffered from ... continue reading


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St. Gabriel, the Archangel

St. Gabriel, the Archangel

The name Gabriel means "man of God," or "God has shown himself mighty." It appears first in the prophesies of Daniel in the Old Testament. The angel announced to Daniel the prophecy of the seventy weeks. His name also occurs in the apocryphal book of Henoch. He was the angel who appeared to Zachariah to announce the birth of St. John the Baptizer. Finally, he ... continue reading



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Teresa of Avila was a mystic as well as an active and effective disciple of Jesus Christ. She demonstrates that the two expressions of the one Christian Way of Life can and should work together in our own experience - no matter what out vocation or state in life. This insight lies at the heart of the teaching of the Second Vatican Council's on the Universal Call to Holiness.
Femine Genius, Holiness and St. Teresa of Avila

If Christ Jesus dwells in a man as his friend and noble leader, that man can endure all things, for Christ helps and strengthens us and ... continue reading

The blessed Cyprian suffered martyrdom on 14 September, under the emperors Valerian and Gallienus, but in the reign of our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom is honor and glory for ever. Amen.
Pope Cornelius and Bishop Cyprian are Examples for this Age of Martyrs

God and his angels look down upon us; Christ, who looks on as we do battle in the contest of faith. What great dignity and glory are ... continue reading



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Reading 1, Ephesians 4:7-16
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Psalm, Psalms 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5
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