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DAY 2 OF THE NOVENA TO OUR MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP

DAY 2 OF THE NOVENA TO OUR MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP

OPENING PRAYER
O Mary, Mother of Perpetual help, I salute thee with the filial devotion. 534 more words

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St. Juliana Falconieri

St. Juliana Falconieri, Virgin

THE ILLUSTRIOUS family of Falconieri in Italy received great honour from the sanctity of this holy virgin. Her father, Charissimus Falconieri, and his pious lady, Reguardata, were both advanced in years, and seemed to have lost all hopes of issue, when in 1270 they were wonderfully blessed with the birth of our saint. 732 more words

SS. Gervasius and Protasius

SS. Gervasius and Protasius, Martyrs

ST. AMBROSE calls these saints the protomartyrs of Milan. They seem to have suffered in the first persecution under Nero, or at latest under Domitian, and are said to have been the sons of SS. 1,264 more words

DAY 1 NOVENA TO OUR MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP

NOVENA TO OUR MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP
DAY 1

OPENING PRAYER
O Mary, Mother of Perpetual help, I salute thee with the filial devotion. I renew the consecration of myself, and all I have, to thee. 429 more words

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St. Gregory Barbarigo

St. Gregory Barbarigo

Gregory Barbarigo was born in 1625, of a very old and distinguished Venetian family. A brilliant student, he embraced a diplomatic career and accompanied the Venetian Ambassador, Contarini, to the Congress of Munster in 1648. 92 more words

Saint Ephrem

Saint Ephrem

Doctor of the Church
(† 378)

Many wonderful lessons can be derived from the life of this Saint, known in particular for his unfailing and remarkable humility. 701 more words

Saint Marcus and Saint Marcellianus

Saint Marcus and Saint Marcellianus

Martyrs
(† 286)

Saint Marcus and Saint Marcellianus were twin brothers of an illustrious family in Rome, who had been converted to the Faith in their youth and were honorably married. 332 more words