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St. Dominic Savio was born on April 2, 1842 to a devout and pious family. Even as a small child, he said grace before every meal and refused to eat with those who did not. He was always encouraged others to pray. Dominic attended Church ... View Video


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Pope Francis tells how to become a saint HD

Pope Francis tells how to become a saint http://bit.ly/2kVp0ak By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/21/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic Online by Subscribing to our ... View Video


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St. Katharine Drexel was born in Philadelphia on November 26, 1858. She is the second American-born saint to be canonized by the Catholic Church. Katherine and her sisters received a wonderful education from private tutors and traveled throughout ... View Video


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St. Abigail HD

St. Abigail, more commonly known as St. Gobnait or Deborah, was a medieval Irish saint born around the 6th century in County Clare, Ireland. According to tradition, Abigail ran away from home to settle on Inis Oirr in the Aran Islands. An angel ... View Video


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St. Josephine Bakhita HD

Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita was born around 1869 in the Darfur region of Sudan. In 1877, Josephine was kidnapped by Arab slave traders. And over the next 12 years, she would be bought, sold and given away over a dozen times. Her experiences ... View Video


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St. Agatha HD

St. Agatha, also known as Agatha of Sicily, is one of the most highly venerated virgin martyrs of the Catholic Church. She is believed to be born around 231 in either Catania or Palermo, Sicily From her very early years, the beautiful Agatha became ... View Video


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St. John Bosco HD

John Bosco, the "Father and Teacher of Youth," also known as Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco or Don Bosco, was born in Becchi, Italy, on August 16, 1815. As a young boy, John attended church and became very devout. When he was 9, John had the first of ... View Video


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St. Angela Merici HD

St. Angela Merici was born on March 21, 1474. She was an Italian religious educator and founder of the Ursulines. At 10-years-old, Angela and her older sister became orphans and went to live with their uncle in Salo, where they led a quiet and ... View Video


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St. Francis de Sales HD

St. Francis de Sales was born in the Kingdom of Savoy near Geneva, Switzerland on August 21, 1567. He was a Bishop and Doctor of the Church. He had a vocation to the priesthood, but kept it from his disapproving family. In 1580, Francis attended ... View Video


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Desperate, hopeless mother-to-be receives miracle after praying novena to St. Joseph & St. Gerard HD

Desperate, hopeless mother-to-be receives miracle after praying novena to St. Joseph and St. Gerard http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/family/story.php?id=73109 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 01/19/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ... View Video


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St. Thomas Aquinas appears in abortionist's dream with powerful message HD

St. Thomas Aquinas appears in abortionist's dream with powerful message http://bit.ly/2iuaZUz By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 01/16/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic Online by ... View Video


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Award-winning St. John Paul II documentary educates new generations of Catholics HD

Award-winning, powerful St. John Paul II documentary educates new generations of Catholics http://bit.ly/2hQPrMI By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 01/03/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic ... View Video


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St. Genevieve HD

St. Genevieve was a fair and courageous peasant girl born around 422 in what is today France. When Genevieve was seven-years-old, her bishop, St. Germanus, visited her town. While there, he noticed Genevieve. He foretold her future as a holy ... View Video


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St. Stephen HD

Saint Stephen was one of the first ordained deacons of the Church and the first Christian martyr. While working among the early Christians, the Apostles heard a complaint that their Greek-speaking widows were being neglected during the ... View Video


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St. Anastasia HD

St. Anastasia, also known Anastasia the Deliverer from Potions, is a Christian martyr who suffered for Christ during the time of Diocletian's Christian persecutions. She is one of the seven women commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass. ... View Video


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St. Juan Diego HD

Saint Juan Diego, the first indigenous saint from the Americas, was born in Mexico in 1474. He is recognized for his religious fervor and his gracious attitude toward the Virgin Mary. In 1524, Juan Diego converted to Catholicism, and was among the ... View Video


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St. John of the Cross HD

Saint John of the Cross was born in Spain in 1542. He was a Spanish mystic, a Carmelite friar, an influential poet, and a major figure of the Counter-Reformation. He attended the Jesuit college at Medina, and excelled in theology and philosophy. ... View Video


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St. John of the Cross HD

Saint John of the Cross was born in Spain in 1542. He was a Spanish mystic, a Carmelite friar, an influential poet, and a major figure of the Counter-Reformation. He attended the Jesuit college at Medina, and excelled in theology and philosophy. ... View Video


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St. Ambrose HD

Saint Ambrose, also known as Ambrose of Milan, is one of the four original doctors of the Church. He was the Bishop of Milan and one of the most important theological figures of the 4th century. Ambrose was born around 340 AD to a Roman Christian ... View Video


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St. Barbara HD

Saint Barbara, also known as the Great Martyr Barbara and one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, was an early Christian martyr born in Heliopolis, Phoenicia. Barbara was the daughter to a rich pagan named Dioscorus. Dioscorus shielded her from the ... View Video


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St. Francis Xavier HD

St. Francis Xavier was born in the Kingdom of Navarre on April 7, 1506.   He studied at the University of Paris, where he met Peter Favre and Ignatius of Loyola.   In August 1534, Francis, along with Peter Favre and several others, made ... View Video


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St. Andrew HD

St. Andrew, also known as Andrew the Apostle, was a Christian Apostle and the older brother to St. Peter. He was born in the village of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee during the early first century. Much like his younger brother, Simon Peter, ... View Video


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St. Catherine of Alexandria HD

Saint Catherine of Alexandria is a canonized saint in the Catholic Church who, per Christian tradition, was martyred around 305 in Alexandria, Egypt. Of course, the Church of the first Millennium was undivided. She is also recognized as the Great ... View Video


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St. Elizabeth of Hungary HD

St. Elizabeth of Hungary, also known as St. Elizabeth of Thuringia, was born in Hungary on July 7, 1207 to the Hungarian King Andrew II and Gertrude of Merania. As soon as her life began, she had responsibilities from being a royal pressed upon ... View Video


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St. Gertrude the Great HD

St. Gertrude the Great, or St. Gertrude of Helfta, was born on January 6, 1256 in Germany. She eventually chose to follow the Lord by pursuing a vocation as a Benedictine Nun. Her deep relationship with the Lord in prayer led to her being hailed as ... View Video


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St. Margaret of Scotland HD

St. Margaret of Scotland, or Margaret of Wessex, was an English princess born in Hungary to Princess Agatha of Hungary and English Prince Edward the Exile around 1045. Her siblings, Cristina and Edgar the Atheling were also born in Hungary around ... View Video


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St. Albert the Great HD

The saint and doctor of the Church who would be known as Albertus Magnus was born sometime before the year 1200. He was probably born in Bavaria, a fact we infer because he referred to himself as “Albert of Lauingen,” a town which still ... View Video


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St. Frances Xavier Cabrini HD

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was born as Maria Francesca Cabrini on July 15, 1850 in Sant' Angelo Lodigiano, Lombardy, Italy. She was born two months premature and the youngest of thirteen children. Unfortunately, only three of her siblings survived ... View Video


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St. Martin of Tours HD

Saint Martin of Tours was born in in Savaria, Pannonia in either the year 316 or 336 AD. That region is what is today the nation of Hungary. His father was a tribune, which is a high-ranking officer in the Imperial Horse Guard. Martin and his family ... View Video


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Pope Francis shares during All Saints' Day Mass HD

Pope Francis shares during All Saints' Day Mass http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=71721 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 11/01/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic Online by ... View Video


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St. Charles Borromeo HD

Saint Charles Borromeo was born on October 2, 1538 at the castle of Arona on Lake Maggiore near Milan. His father was the Count of Arona and his mother a member of the House of Medici. He was the third of six children born to the couple. At the ... View Video


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All Saints' and All Souls' Day: A Celebration HD

All Saints' Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven. It should not be confused with All Souls' Day, which is ... View Video


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Seven new Saints canonized by Pope Francis HD

Seven new Saints canonized by Pope Francis http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=71433 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 10/17/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic Online by ... View Video


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St. Damien of Molokai HD

The man who would become St. Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, 1840. His name was Jozef De Veuster, and he was the youngest of seven children. Growing up on the farm, Jozef was prepared to take over for his family, but he ... View Video


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St Francis of Assisi: Go and Rebuild my Church HD

St Francis of Assisi: Go and Rebuild my Church By Deacon Keith Fournier Editor in Chief Catholic Online Support Catholic Online by Subscribing to our Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/catholiconlinemedia?sub_confirmation=1 Learn more about St. ... View Video


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St. Michael the Archangel Shrines from Around the World HD

St. Michael the Archangel Shrines from Around the World http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=71125 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 9/29/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic ... View Video


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St. Jerome HD

St. Jerome, who was born Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius, was the most learned of the Fathers of the Western Church. He was born about the year 342 at Stridonius, a small town at the head of the Adriatic, near the episcopal city of Aquileia. His ... View Video


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St. Faustina Kowalska HD

Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Blessed Sacrament was born as Helena Kowalska, in Glogowiec, Leczyca County, north-west of Lódz in Poland on August 25, 1905. She was the third of 10 children to a poor and religious family. Faustina first ... View Video


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Martyred priest on the path to sainthood HD

Martyred priest on the path to sainthood http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70869 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 9/14/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK (https://www.youtube.com/c/californianetwork) Support Catholic Online by ... View Video


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St. Lorenzo Ruiz HD

Saint Lorenzo Ruiz was born around the year 1600 in Binondo, Manila in the Philippines. He was the son of a Chinese father and a Filipino mother. Both were Christians and took care to raise Lorenzo as a Catholic. He served happily in his parish ... View Video


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Who is St. Teresa of Calcutta Anyway? HD

Who is St. Teresa of Calcutta Anyway? http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5611 Support Catholic Online by Subscribing to our Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/catholiconlinemedia?sub_confirmation=1 View Video


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St. Vincent de Paul HD

St. Vincent de Paul was born to a poor peasant family in the French village of Pouy on April 24, 1581. His first formal education was provided by the Franciscans. He did so well, he was hired to tutor the children of a nearby wealthy family. He used ... View Video


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St. Joseph of Cupertino HD

St. Joseph was born in 1603 at Cupertino, in the diocese of Nardo in the Kingdom of Naples. After spending his childhood and adolescence in simplicity and innocence, he finally joined the Franciscan Friars Minor Conventual. After his ordination to ... View Video


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Pope St. Gregory the Great HD

Pope Saint Gregory I, also known as the Great, was the Pope of the Catholic Church between 590 and 604 AD. Gregory was born around 540 in Rome. The exact date of his birth is unknown. Although the Western Roman Empire had collapsed long before his ... View Video


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Litany of Saints HD

Lord, have mercy on us. CHRIST, have mercy on us. LORD, have mercy on us. CHRIST, hear us. CHRIST, graciously hear us. GOD, THE FATHER OF HEAVEN, have mercy on us. GOD THE SON, REDEEMER OF THE WORLD, have mercy on us. GOD THE HOLY GHOST, have mercy ... View Video


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St. John Vianney HD

Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, known as John in English, was born May 8, 1786 in Dardilly, France and was baptized the same day. He was the fourth of six children born to Matthieu and Marie Vianney. John was raised in a Catholic home and the family ... View Video


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Archbishop to ask Pope Francis to recognize Fr. Jacques Hamel as a saint! HD

Archbishop to ask Pope Francis to recognize Fr. Jacques Hamel as a saint! http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70395 By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 8/16/2016 CALIFORNIA ... View Video


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St. Philomena HD

The figure of Philomena, young roman martyr, emerged after nearly seventeen centuries of silence. Since the finding of her body the extraordinary presence of St. Philomena in the Church began. Since then every Pope has venerated her with his ... View Video


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St. Dominic HD

Saint Dominic was born in Caleruega, Spain in 1170. His parents were members of the Spanish nobility and related to the ruling family. His father was Felix Guzman, and was the royal warden of the village. His mother, Bl. Joan of Aza, was a holy ... View Video


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St. Ignatius of Loyola HD

Born Inigo Lopez de Loyola in 1491, the man known as Ignatius of Loyola entered the world in Loiola, Spain. At the time, the name of the village was spelled "Loyola," hence the discrepancy. Inigo came of age in Azpeitia, in northern Spain. Loyola is ... View Video



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Generations of Catholics have admired this young saint, called her the "Little Flower", and found in her short life more inspiration for their own lives than in volumes by theologians. ... continue reading | shop

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Nothing is known about St. Sebastian's youth other than the fact he may have come from southern France and he was educated in Milan. He joined the Roman Army in 283 AD, ostensibly to be of ... continue reading | shop

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Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Blessed Sacrament was born as Helena Kowalska, in Glogowiec, Leczyca County, north-west of Lódz in Poland on August 25, 1905. She was the third of 10 children to a poor and religious family. Faustina first felt a calling to the ... continue reading

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Saint Michael the Archangel isn't a saint, but rather he is an angel, and the leader of all angels and of the army of God. This is what the title "Archangel" means, that he is above all the others in rank. St. Michael has four main responsibilities or offices, as we ... continue reading


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St. Gabriel is an angel who serves as a messenger for God to certain people. He is one of the three archangels. Gabriel is mentioned in both the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible. First, in the Old Testament, Gabriel appears to the prophet Daniel to explain his ... continue reading



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When Alfred Bessette came to the Holy Cross Brothers in 1870, he carried with him a note from his pastor saying, "I am sending you a saint." The Brothers found that difficult to believe. Chronic stomach pains had made it impossible for Alfred to hold a job very long ... continue reading

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St. John, Apostle and Evangelist St. John the Apostle, the son of Zebedee and Salome, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. John was called to be an Apostle by our Lord in the first year of His public ministry. He is considered the same person as John the ... continue reading



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If you are an American, today is Thanksgiving. Hopefully today you have made a point to attend Mass and to give thanks to God for all His blessings. If you are not American, today's holiday is a reminder that God deserves thanks from all His creation. We pray you will ... continue reading

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