Monthly Archives: December 2015

St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

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St. Ambrose, pray for us. At 33 Ambrose had it all – a successful career as a lawyer, an important position as governor of Milan, the approval and friendship of the emperor, and a…

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ST. FRANCIS XAVIER

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St. Francis Xavier, pray for us. ST. FRANCIS XAVIER (1506-1552). Born in the family castle of Xavier, near Pamplona in the Basque area of SpanishNavarre on Apr. 7, he was sent to the University of Paris1525, secured his licentiate in…

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St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr

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Saint Bibiana,pray for us! St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr (Feast day – December 2nd) Other than the name, nothing is known for certain about this saint. However, we have the following account from a later tradition.…

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St. Edmund Campion, Martyr

St. Edmund was born at London in England. He was the son of a Catholic bookseller who was converted and became an Anglican. When he grew up he planned to join his father in business but received a scholarship to … Continue reading

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