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Saint Thomas and the Doubter

Holy men are rare to find. This is because the process of searching for holiness quickly becomes and overrated and underwhelming prospect. Self-proclaimed wise men are a dime a dozen, all repeating all they know, which is “you must find the holiness within yourself.” Most of the time this self-help phrase is uttered with all the gravity and plasticity of a laptop streaming video tutorials on Eastern Mysticism, or Meditation. 1,029 more words

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Saint Paul of the Roads

I met Saint Paul by on off ramp, drinking cheap beer and smoking his cigarettes with the two fingers he had left. He was homeless, of course; but then again everybody is these days. 1,099 more words

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Saint Ambrose of Milan – Patron of the Veneration of Mary

Saint Ambrose was born around the year 340 A.D. His mother raised him in Rome, after his father died when Ambrose was young. Ambrose owes his education and upbringing to his mother and his sister, St. 1,252 more words

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St. James Intercisus, Martyr

St. James was a Persian military officer and courtier to King Yezdigerd I. He was a great favorite of the king, so when this king began to harass Christians, St. 463 more words

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St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr

St. Catherine lived in early Christian times and was the daughter of a wealthy pagan couple of Alexandria, Egypt. She was a very beautiful girl whose great interest was in learning. 386 more words

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary

St. Elizabeth, the daughter of King Andrew of Hungary was born in Presburg. When she was only thirteen years old, she married Louis, the ruler of Thuringia. 489 more words

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