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St. Peter Julian Eymard, Patron of the Eucharistic Congress

St. Peter Eymard was born in Grenoble in France. He worked with his father making and repairing knives until he was eighteen and spent his free time studying. 387 more words

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St. Alphonsus Maria De Ligouri, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

St. Alphonsus Liguori was born near Naples in Italy. He was a hard working student who became a very famous lawyer.

One day he made a big mistake in court and decided to give up his law practice to become a priest. 337 more words

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Book Review “My Baddass Book of Saints: Courageous Women Who Showed Me How to Live” by Maria Morera Johnson, (2015) Ave Maria Press

15 years teaching Religious Education in a Catholic high school has shown me that students, particularly girls, love to hear stories about inspiring women.  It is a shame then, that many of the female heroes of the Catholic Church, our Saints, are introduced to children in books as caricatures; one dimensional characters that most ‘normal’ people struggle to get close to.  410 more words

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St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor of the Church

Caesar Rossi was born at Brindisi, in Naples, Italy and was the son of Guglielmo de Rossi and Elisabetta Masella. His father died when he was only twelve. 419 more words

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St. Leo IV, Pope

St. Leo was born at Rome, in Italy and spent his life in that city. When Leo grew up he studied at the Benedictine monastery near St. 373 more words

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July 14. St Camillus de Lellis

St Camillus was born in Naples (Italy) in 1550.  He entered the army, serving in the Venetian and Neapolitan troops until 1574, when his troop was disbanded. 355 more words

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

St. Kateri (Katherine) Tekakwitha was born in Osserneon, which today is called Auriesville in New York. Her mother was a Christian who had been captured and her father was a non-Christian Mohawk (Red Indian) chief. 477 more words

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