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  • Saint Francis de Sales

    The closing days of January are filled with many wonderful Saints and on the 29th we celebrate not only a great Saint but a Doctor of the Church, a founder […]

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  • Saint Polycarp of Smyrna

    On the 26th of January each year we celebrate the feast for one of the earliest Saints and Martyrs of the Church.  He was the disciple of the Beloved Disciple […]

  • The Conversion of Saint Paul

    The Liturgical Year   Dom Prosper Gueranger, O.S.B.   January 25   The Conversion of Saint Paul   We have already seen how the Gentiles, in the person of the […]

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  • Saint Timothy

    On the 24th of January, on the eve of the feast of the Conversion of the great Apostle to the Gentiles: Saint Paul, we celebrate one of his favorite disciples: […]

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  • Saint Raymond of Penafort

    The Liturgical Calendar is filled with so many wonderful examples of holiness, and on the 23rd of January we receive one of the many of these glorious holy souls for […]

  • Saint Agnes

    “By the writings and the tongues of all nations, particularly in the churches, hath St. Agnes been praised, who overcame both the tenderness of her age and the cruelty of […]

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  • Saint Sebastian

    Victories of the Martyrs   Saint Alphonsus Maria de Ligouri, Bishop and Doctor of the Church   Chapter LXII   SS. Sebastian, Officer; and the Two Brothers, Marcus and Marcellianus […]

  • Saint Antony the Great

    It is most fitting that we refer to the saint celebrated on the 17th of January as “the Great” and not “of the Desert” as he is also commonly known, […]

  • Saint Paul the First Hermit

    There are two kinds of monks: Anchorites (or hermits) and Cenobites.  The former lives alone usually in some deserted place deep in wilderness, and the latter lives in a community […]

  • Saint Maurus

    The greatest Saints, and especially founders of religious orders, often tend to dwarf and submerge the great Saints that surround them so that centuries later everyone knows who they are […]