Monthly Archives: May 2014

St. Philip Neri

At an early age, Philip Neri abandoned the chance to become a businessman, moved to Rome from Florence and devoted his life and individuality to God. After three years of philosophy and theology studies, he gave up any thought of … Continue reading

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St. Bernadine of Siena, Priest

St. Bernardine of Siena was born in 1380 in a town near Siena, Italy. He was the son of an Italian governor. His parents died when he was seven. His relatives loved him as if he were their own. They … Continue reading

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Blessed Nicholas Albergati, Bishop

Blessed Nicholas was born in Bologna, Italy. Nicholas’ family could afford to send him to the university where he began to study law. But then after a few years, he decided not to become a lawyer. At the age of … Continue reading

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St. Philip and St. James, Apostles and Martyrs

Both of these saints were part of the original group of Jesus’ twelve apostles. Philip was one of the first apostles chosen. He was born at Bethsaida, in Galilee. Our Lord found him and said, “Follow me.” Philip was so … Continue reading

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