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Saint Romuald, Abbot

St. Romuald, the founder of the Camaldolese Order, could not decide for a considerable time whether to serve God in a religious life or to remain in the world. After his father killed a relative in a duel at which … Continue reading

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Kingly Office of Saint Joseph

“Joseph was put in charge of all the king’s household; he became ruler over all the king’s possessions.”  Psalm 105:21, NLT This psalm prefigures the office of Saint Joseph in administering the goods of the Lord, the Sovereign King. Saint … Continue reading

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San Juan de Dios

  “For the love of Christ controls us…” 2 Corinthians 5:14 From the time he was eight to the day he died, John followed every impulse of his heart. The challenge for him was to rush to follow the promptings of the Holy Spirit gave him, not … Continue reading

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Renewed Servant-Leader: The Prophet of Faith

A prophet is a man who is enlightened by God to foretell events; an interpreter and supernaturally enlightened herald sent by God to communicate His Will and designs to Israel. Today, in our post-modern times, to become a renewed servant-leader … Continue reading

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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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