Bishop of Geneva and Doctor of the Church
Born August 21, 1567
Died December 28, 1622
Feast Day January 24
Author of: Introduction to the Devout Life among others.
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St Agnes of Rome
Born 291 – Died 304
Feast Day January 21.
Images: St Agnes by Corrado Giaquinto and St Agnes of Rome by Domenichino
Born: March 28, 1811
Died: January 5, 1860
Feast Day: January 5th
“As Christ has His work, we too have ours; as He rejoiced to do His work, we must rejoice in ours also.” ~St John Neumann
Portrait of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – The Filicchi Portrait
Born: August 28, 1774
Died: January 4, 1821
Feast Day: January 4th
The first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized.
“The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will. -St. Elizabeth Ann Seton “
St Basil the Great ~ Born 329 Died 379 ~ Feast Day January 2nd.
“Troubles are usually the brooms and shovels that smooth the road to a good man’s fortune; and many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.” + St. Basil the Great
St Gregory of Nazianzus ~ Born 329 Died 390 ~ Feast Day January 2nd.
Let us treasure up in our soul some of those things which are permanent – not of those which will forsake us and be destroyed, and which only tickle our senses for a little while.
+ Gregory of Nazianzus