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St. Raphael Kalinowski

St. Raphael Kalinowski

Saint Rapahel was born in 1835 as Joseph, son of Andrew and Josepha Kalinowski in present day Lithuania. Saint Raphael felt a call to the priesthood early in his

Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul

Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul

This feast celebrates the dedications of two of the four major basilicas of Rome.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

On Nov. 17, the Catholic Church celebrates the life and example of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, a medieval noblewoman who responded to personal tragedy by embracing S

St. Margaret of Scotland

St. Margaret of Scotland

On November 16, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland. Her feast day was originally June 10, but was moved to November 16, the day

St. Albert the Great

St. Albert the Great

St. Albert the Great is a Doctor of the Church and the patron saint of scientists. The native German joined the newly formed Order of Preachers (Dominicans) in the

St. Lawrence O'Toole

St. Lawrence O'Toole

St. Lawrence O'Toole was born around 1128 in County Kildare, Ireland. His father was the chief of Hy Murray, and his mother one of the Clan O'Byrne.

St. Frances Cabrini

St. Frances Cabrini

On November 13, the universal Church honors St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, an Italian missionary who spent much of her life working with Italian immigrants in the Uni

St. Josaphat

St. Josaphat

Today, on the day of his martyrdom, Nov. 12, Roman Catholics and some Eastern Catholics remember St. Josaphat Kuntsevych, a bishop and monk whose example of faith

St. Martin of Tours

St. Martin of Tours

On Nov. 11, the Catholic Church honors St. Martin of Tours, who left his post in the Roman army to become a “soldier of Christ” as a monk and later bishop.

Pope St. Leo the Great

Pope St. Leo the Great

Nov. 10 is the Roman Catholic Church’s liturgical memorial of the fifth-century Pope Saint Leo I, known as “St. Leo the Great,” whose involvement in the four

Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran

Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran

The feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran is celebrated by the entire Church. It marks the dedication of the cathedral church of Rome by Pope

St. Godfrey of Amiens

St. Godfrey of Amiens

St. Godfrey was the son of Frodon, a prominent citizen in a small town. He was raised from the age of 5 in the Benedictine abbey of Mont-Saint-Quentin where his go

St Willibrord, Bishop

St Willibrord, Bishop

St Willibrord, Bishop and Missionary. Willibrord was born in Northumbria in 658. He entered the Benedictine order and was sent to Ireland to Rathmelsige (probably

St Leonard of Noblac

St Leonard of Noblac

St Leonard of Noblac was a Frank courtier, and during a certian invasion which they were losing, the Queen suggested to Leonard that he invoke the help of God to r

Sts. Elizabeth and Zachariah

Sts. Elizabeth and Zachariah

Sts. Elizabeth and Zachariah were the parents of John the Baptist. Elizabet was a relative of Mary the Mother of God

St. Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo's amazing diligence, frequent travel and ascetic living eventually took their toll. The once young prodigy of the Papal Court also died young

St. Martin de Porres

St. Martin de Porres

St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru in 1579 as the son of Spaniard Juan de Porres, and a freed colored-woman from Panama, Ana Velasquez.

All Souls Day

All Souls Day

The commemoration of all the faithful departed is celebrated by the Church on November 2, or, if this falls on a Sunday or a solemnity, the feast is celebrated on

All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day

The Solemnity of All Saints is celebrated on the first of November. It was instituted to honour all of the saints, both known and unknown.

Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez

Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez

On October 31, the Catholic Church honors a man whose humble occupation gave the world only glimpses of his extraordinary holiness.

 Bl. Angelus of Acri

Bl. Angelus of Acri

Born at Acri, Italy, he was refused admission to the Capuchins twice but was accepted on his third attempt in 1690, and was ordained.

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