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St. Giles

Giles was born in Athens, Greece, in early times. Since his family was very rich, when his parents died, they left him a large fortune. He used this money to help the poor. 478 more words

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The Beheading of Saint John

St. John the Baptist was called by God to be the forerunner of His divine Son. In order to preserve his innocence spotless, and to improve the extraordinary graces which he had received, he was directed by the Holy Ghost to lead an austere and contemplative life in the wilderness, in the continual exercises of devout prayer and penance, from his infancy till he was thirty years of age. 508 more words

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St. Elizabeth Bichier, Foundress

St. Elizabeth was born in France and came from a very good family. Then during the time of the French Revolution, Elizabeth’s family lost everything they owned. 473 more words

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St. Louis of France

St. Louis was born in France and was the son of King Louis VIII of France and Queen Blanche.

When Prince Louis was small, his mother hugged him tightly and said, “I love you very, very much, my dear son. 505 more words

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St. Bartholomew, Apostle

“Bartholomew” was one of the first followers of Jesus. This apostle’s other name was Nathaniel. He came from Cana in Galilee and became a disciple of Jesus when his friend Philip invited him to come and meet the Lord. 280 more words

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St. Jane Frances De Chantal, Holy Woman

St. Jane was born in Dijon, in France. Her father who was a devout man brought up his children well after the death of his wife. 375 more words

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St. Pontian, Pope and Martyr and St. Hippolytus, Priest and Martyr

St. Pontian was made Pope on July 21, 230 after the death of Pope Urban I. Then in 235 a man named Maximinus became the emperor of Rome. 421 more words

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