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St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori


St. Eusebius of Vercelli


St. Lydia Purpuraria


St. John Vianney


St. Addal


The Transfiguration of the Lord
St. Hormisdas Pope


St. Cajetan


St. Dominic


St. Edith Stein


St. Lawrence - Martyr


St. Clare


St. Michael My


St. Hippolytus


St. Maximilian Kolbe


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


St. Stephen the Great


St. Clare of Montefalco


St. Helena


St. John Eudes


St. Bernard of Clairvaux


St. Pius X


St. Andrew the Scot


St. Philip Benizi


St. Bartholomew


St. Louis King of France


St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars


St. Monica


St. Augustine of Hippo


St. Sabina


St. Rumon


St. Raymond Nonnatus


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Saint of the Day: St. James Intercisus

St. James Intercisus

James was a favorite of King Yezdigerd I of Persia and a Christian. He abandoned his religion when Yesdigerd launched a persecution of the Christians. When the king died, James repented of his apostasy and declared himself to be a Christian to the new king, Bahram. When James refused to apostasize, he was executed by having his body cut apart piece by piece, ... continue reading

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St. Catherine of Alexandria

St. Catherine of Alexandria

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November 25th. She is the patroness of philosophers and preachers. St. Catherine is believed to have been born in Alexandria of a noble family. Converted to Christianity through a vision, she denounced Maxentius for persecuting Christians. Fifty of her converts were then burned to death by ... 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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Saint Junipero Serra, pray for us!
Prayer to St. Junipero Serra: 'Help me deliver the light of Christ...'

Saint Junipero Serra, pray for us! Saint Junipero Serra, your missionary zeal brought the light of Christ to millions. You endured so many ... continue reading

Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of California.' in September 2015.
A Patron Saint for California

During his visit to the United States this coming September, Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of ... continue reading

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Reading 1, Daniel 7:2-14
Daniel said, 'I have been seeing visions in the night. I saw ... Read More

Psalm, Daniel 3:75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81
Bless the Lord, mountains and hills, praise and glorify him for ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 21:29-33
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St. James Intercisus
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