April 9: St. Gaucherius

Saint Gaucherius was born in France and was fortunate to receive a good Christian education. At an early age of eighteen, he renounced things of this world and chose to live a solitary life. Many men came to love this type of life and pleaded to be allowed to join....

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April 8: St. Julia Billiart

Born: 1751, in France Died: April 8, 1816 Saint Julia took a vow of chastity at a very tender age precisely at fourteen years of age. She labored zealously to help alleviate her impoverished family. She experienced a very shocking incidence of an attempt to assassinate her father and as...

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March 6: St. Colette, Virgin

BORN: 1381 (France) DIED: 1447 Saint Colette was highly gifted with the gift of founding Convents and communities as well as reformation of already existed and dying convents.in France and Flanders. This was vividly seen in her untiring efforts in reforming the Third Order of Saint Francis and that of...

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June 20: St. Silverius

This saint of God was a great defender of our faith. He never compromised his faith with fame or wealth. He was exiled because of his refusal to evil request of the Empress Theodora. Interestingly. He knew that this refusal would cost him his life, but was not deterred. He...

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June 19: St. Romauld

BORN:  956 DIED:  June 19, 1027 At early years of Saint Romuald, there was a strong and sincere desire to be nearer God but like saint Paul, the body was weak and led to his quick swift to worldly things. He later made another quick turn to the monastery after...

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June 17: St. Harvey

Saint Harvey is usually invoked against eye-sores. He was born blind and his father died while he was an infant and later his mother handed him over to a holy man called Arzian. He became an Abbot of the community his uncle founded though without being ordained. H e worked...

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June 16: St. John Francis Regis

This saint of God was a Jesuit priest. He laboured diligently in reaching out to many people with numerous record of conversions. In Spite of these good works, he met with many difficulties and sufferings which he bore patiently while converting them to spiritual advantages. His zeal to do God’s...

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