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St. Pope John Paul II: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, ...

St. Hilarion: Saint of the Day for Monday, October 21, 2019

Abbot and disciple of St. Anthony the Great, companion of St. Hesychius. He was born in Tabatha, Palestine, and was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. He ...

St. Paul of the Cross: Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 20, 2019

St. Paul of the Cross was born at Ovada in the Republic of Genoa, January 3, 1694. His infancy and youth were spent in great innocence and piety. He ...

Sts. Isaac Jogues and Rene Goupil: Saint of the Day for Saturday, October 19, 2019

In 1642 the Huron country was in great distress. Harvests were poor, sickness abounded, and clothing was scarce. Quebec was the only source of ...

St. Luke: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 18, 2019

Luke, the writer of the Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, has been identified with St. Paul's "Luke, the beloved physician" (Colossians ...

St. Ignatius of Antioch: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 17, 2019

"I prefer death in Christ Jesus to power over the farthest limits of the earth. He who died in place of us is the one object of my quest. He who rose ...

St. Gerard Majella: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

St. Gerard Majella is the patron of expectant mothers. He was born in 1726 in Muro, Italy to a family of seven. Majella grew up in a poverty with a ...