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Saint of the Week (8/25/13 – 8/31/13)

Our saint of the week for this week is: St. Monica Feast Day: August 27 Monica was married through an arrangement to a violent-tempered pagan man, who was critical of Christians and their practices. Monica endured his outbursts with much patience, and her gentleness and kindness finally paid off: her husband accepted his wife’s faith … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (8/11/13 – 8/17/13)

Our saint of the week for this week is…………. Saint Maximilian Kolbe Feast Day: August 14 Maximilian was born in 1894 in Poland and became a Franciscan. He contracted tuberculosis and, though he recovered, he remained frail all his life. Before his ordination as a priest, Maximilian founded the Immaculata Movement devoted to Our Lady. … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (8/4/13 – 8/10/13)

Our Saint of the Week for this week is………….. Saint Edith Stein (Sr. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross) Feast Day: August 9 (Since she made clear to me that she wanted to be my patron saint (that story is told here), it would make sense that she would be our Saint of the Week.) 🙂 … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (7/28/13 – 8/3/13)

We are starting a new weekly series, called (You guessed it) “Saint of the Week”. Every Monday, Dei Gratia (By the Grace of God), we will post a new article on the Saint whose feast day is that week. We will try to mix it up, by featuring some Saints who are well known, and … Continue reading »

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