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Meet the Father of Catholic Scouting, Venerable Jacques Sevin

Over the past century millions of boys and girls have benefited from various scouting programs that teach invaluable life skills. Many of these scouting organizations trace their lineage all the way back to Lord Baden-Powell, a British Army officer of the early 20th century who wrote an influential book entitled… 632 more words

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The priests who lay down their lives for their daughters

The history of the Church in China is a long and complicated one, with mission after mission that lasted only a time before being driven out by persecution. 774 more words

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Séptimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Séptimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of February. The Night of the Moon.

Vigília sancti Matthíæ Apóstoli. The Vigil of St. Matthias the Apostle.  1,061 more words

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This Filipino teenager was martyred "in odium fidei" (in hatred of the faith)

Pedro Calungsod was born in the Philippines sometime during July of 1654. He was a migrant child who was taken in by the Jesuits and educated at their boarding school in the Visayas island group of the Philippines. 791 more words

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Octávo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Octávo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Twenty-Second Day of February. The Night of the Moon.

Antiochíæ Cáthedra sancti Petri Apóstoli, ubi primum discípuli cognomináti sunt Christiáni. 763 more words

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Nono Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Nono Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Twenty-First Day of February. The Night of the Moon.

Scythópoli, in Palæstína, sancti Severiáni, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui, Eutychiánis acérrime se oppónens, gládio perémptus est. 563 more words

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