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News & Activities November 16, 2014

News & Activities

SAINTS TO HONOR
Mon Nov. 17: St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Daughter of a king, married royally, mother of 3 children. Following death of husband, she practiced poverty, financed a hospital and served the sick until she herself died.
Tues: Nov. 18. Dedication of the Basilicas of Peter & Paul, Apostles. Two Churches, dating back to 12th century. [...]

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News & Activities November 9, 2014

News & Activities

DAILY FEASTS
Sun. Nov. 9:Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. One of five important Churches, the Basilica of St. John Lateran is the Mother Church, the Church of the Pope.
Today is also the anniversary of the Foundation of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer in Scala, Italy. 1832.
Mon. Nov. 10. St. Leo the Great. Remembered [...]

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News & Activities October 26, 2014

News & Activities

SAINTS TO HONOR
Tues. October 28: Simon & Jude, Apostles. Little is recorded in the Gospels of these two men. Simon is called the “Zealot” , presumed to have been a member of a Jew­ish group opposed to the domination of Rome over Palestine. Jude is Thaddeus, to whom a letter is attributed, strengthening the faith [...]

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News & Activities October 19, 2014

News & Activities

FEASTS TO REMEMBER
October 19.Isaac Jogues, John de Brebeuf & companions, French Missionaries in North America & Canada, tortured and martyred by Iroquois Indians in 1647-48. In dying, they planted the seeds of the Catholic Faith among the Indian tribes.
October 23: John of Capistrano. Bom in Capistrano, educated in law, he became the Governor of Perugia. [...]

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News & Activities October 12, 2014

News & Activities

SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Oct. 15: Theresa of Avila. As a Carmelite Nun she showed herself to be a mystic, a , spiritual writer and courageous reformer of her Order. Remember the Carmelite Nuns in Thailand.
Oct. 16: Hedwig. As a mother of 7 children, she lived for them and for the poor and sick of Bavaria, [...]

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