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Saint of the day 20150131

St John Bosco (1815 – 1888)
He was born in Piedmont of a peasant family, and he was brought up by his widowed mother. He became a priest, and his particular concern was for the young. 883 more words

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Saint of the day 20150130

30 January

SAINT BATHILDES
Queen.
(c. 634-680)

St. Bathildes was an Englishwoman, who was carried over whilst yet young into France, and there sold for a slave, at a very low price, to Erkenwald, mayor of the palace under King Clovis II. 486 more words

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Saint of the day 20150129

29 January

SAINT GILDAS THE WISE (or Gildas of Rhuys)
Abbot
(c. 500-570 or 581)

St. Gildas was a 6th-century British monk. He learned, from the instructions and examples of the most eminent servants of God, to copy in his own life whatever seemed most perfect. 65 more words

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Saint of the day 20150128

28 January

SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS
Priest and Doctor of the Church
(c. 1225-1274)

St. Thomas was born of noble parents at Aquino in Italy, in 1226. 946 more words

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Saint of the day 20150127

27 January

SAINT ANGELA MERICI
VIRGIN
(C. 1470-1540)

St. Angela Merici was born at Desenzano, near Brescia, about 1470. Her parents had died when she was ten and she had gone to live with an uncle. 450 more words

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January 26, 2015

Today’s readings

For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice
but rather of power and love and self-control.
So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord, 448 more words

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Saint of the day 20150126

26 January

SAINTS TIMOTHY AND TITUS
Bishops and Disciples of St. Paul
(1st century)

St. Timothy was a convert of St. Paul. He was born at Lystra in Asia Minor. 894 more words

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