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St. Denis and Companions, Martyrs

Bishop of Paris, and martyr. Born in Italy, nothing is definitely known of the time or place, or of his early life. His feast is kept on 9 October. 733 more words

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St. Simeon

In Luke’s Gospel, chapter two, Joseph and Mary bring Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem. That is where they meet Holy Simeon.

The holy man had waited patiently for the Lord to grant him a request: he wanted to live to see the Messiah, the Savior of the world. 298 more words

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St. Flora of Beaulieu, Virgin

St. Flora was born at Auvergne in France and grew up in a very loving family. When her parents tried to arrange a marriage for her she pleaded with them and said that she would like to join the convent. 321 more words

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St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church

St. Jerome was a Roman Catholic who was born at Stido, Dalmatia. His father taught him his religion well, but sent him to a famous pagan school where Jerome grew to love pagan writings and lost some of his love for God. 319 more words

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St. Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, Martyr

St. Lorenzo Ruiz is the first Filipino saint. He is also the first Filipino martyred for the Christian Faith. St. Lorenzo Ruiz was a layman, married, and had two sons and a daughter. 402 more words

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St. Cosmas and St. Damien, Martyrs

These two martyrs were twin brothers from Syria in Arabia. They were very famous students of science and both became excellent doctors.

Saints Cosmas and Damien saw in every patient a brother or sister in Christ. 306 more words

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Saint Thomas de Villanueva, Bishop

St. Thomas was born at Fuentellana, Castile in Spain. From his kind parents, he learned to be very charitable with the poor. He did well in school and became a teacher of philosophy when he finished his studies. 344 more words

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