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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

8

St. Dominic

9

St. Edith Stein

10

St. Lawrence - Martyr

11

St. Clare

12

St. Michael My

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St. Hippolytus

14

St. Maximilian Kolbe

15

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

18

St. Helena

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St. John Eudes

20

St. Bernard of Clairvaux

21

St. Pius X

22

St. Andrew the Scot

23

St. Philip Benizi

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St. Bartholomew

25

St. Louis King of France

26

St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars

27

St. Monica

28

St. Augustine of Hippo

29

St. Sabina

30

St. Rumon

31

St. Raymond Nonnatus


           

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St. John of Capistrano

St. John was born at Capistrano, Italy in 1385, the son of a former German knight in that city. He studied law at the University of Perugia and practiced as a lawyer in the courts of Naples. King Ladislas of Naples appointed him governor of Perugia. During a war with a neighboring town he was betrayed and imprisoned. Upon his release he entered the Franciscan ... continue reading



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St. Teresa of Avila

St. Teresa of Avila

Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, Columbus opened up the Western Hemisphere to European colonization. Two years after she was born, Luther started the Protestant Reformation. Out of all of this change came Teresa pointing the way from outer turmoil to inner peace. Teresa's father was rigidly honest and pious, but he may have carried his ... continue reading


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St. Michael the Archangel

St. Michael the Archangel

St. Michael the Archangel - Feast day - September 29th The name Michael signifies "Who is like to God?" and was the warcry of the good angels in the battle fought in heaven against satan and his followers. Holy Scripture describes St. Michael as "one of the chief princes," and leader of the forces of heaven in their triumph over the powers of hell. He has been ... 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 3:14-21
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