Saint Francis de Sales

January 24, 2017 § Leave a comment

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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.

Learn more at:

Catholic Online

Franciscan Media

and

New Advent

Image :Français : Saint François de Sales donnant à sainte Jeanne de Chantal la règle de l’ordre de la Visitation.

St Hilary of Poitiers 

January 13, 2017 § Leave a comment

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By Richard de Montbaston et collaborateur

born 310
died 367
Bishop of Poiters
Doctor of the Church
Hammer of the Arians

Learn more at : Wikipedia,   Catholic Online  and Franciscan Media

Saint Agatha of Sicily

February 5, 2016 § Leave a comment

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The Martyrdom of St Agatha  by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

 

Born – 231

Martyred – 251

Feast Day – February 5th.

 

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Saint Peter Healing Agatha, by the Caravaggio-follower Giovanni Lanfranco, ca 1614

St. Vincent of Saragossa

January 22, 2016 § Leave a comment

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St Vincent of Saragossa

Feast Day January 22, 2016

Born 3rd Century

Died 304

St Agnes of Rome

January 21, 2016 § Leave a comment

 

St Agnes of Rome

Virgin Martyr

Born 291 – Died 304

Feast Day January 21.

Images: St Agnes by Corrado Giaquinto  and St Agnes of Rome by Domenichino

St John Neumann

January 5, 2016 § Leave a comment

 

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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

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

January 4, 2016 § Leave a comment

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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 “

 

 

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