January 2020

St. John Bosco

St. John Melchior Bosco (16 August 1815 – 31 January 1888), popularly known as Don Bosco was an Italian Catholic priest, educator, writer and saint of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the ill-effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of […]

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St. Emerentiana

St. Emerentiana was a Roman martyr, who lived around the start of the 4th century. Emerentiana’s mother was the nanny of St. Agnes, so is cosidered the foster sister of St. Agnes. A few days after Agnes’ death, Emerentiana, who was a catechumen still learning about Christianity before being officially baptized, went to the tomb

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St. Vincent

St. Vincent of Saragossa (also known as Vincent Martyr, Vincent of Huesca or Vincent the Deacon), the Protomartyr of Spain, was a deacon of the Church of Saragossa. He is the patron saint of Lisbon and Valencia. His feast day is 22 January in the Catholic Church and Anglican Communion and the Orthodox Church, with

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