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Saint Wulfstan, Bishop

Saint Wulfstan (1008-1095) + Bishop and reformer, also called Wulstan and Wolstan. Born at Long-Itch ington, Warwickshire, England, he studied at the abbeys of Evesham and Peterborough, received ordination, and joined the Benedictines at Worcester. Wulfstan served as treasurer of … Continue reading

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St. Eucherius, Bishop

St. Eucherius was born in Orleans, France. He was very pious in his youth as he received a Christian upbringing and he was also highly educated. A sentence from Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians made a big impression on … Continue reading

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St. Barbatus, Bishop

St. Barbatus was born in Benevento, Italy. He liked to read the Bible and as soon as he was old enough, he was ordained a priest. Being a fiery preacher, he was made a pastor. Although he was very good … Continue reading

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St. Faustinus, Priest and St. Jovita, Deacon

St. Faustinus and St. Jovita were brothers born in a noble family and lived in Brescia, Italy. From the time they were young, Faustinus and Jovita were well-known for their great love for God. They were eager professors of the … Continue reading

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Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza, Bishop

Dominicans honor one of their own today, Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza. This was a man who used his skills as a preacher to challenge the heresies of his day. Bartholomew was born in Vicenza around 1200. At 20 he entered … Continue reading

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St. Denis and Companions, Martyrs

Bishop of Paris, and martyr. Born in Italy, nothing is definitely known of the time or place, or of his early life. His feast is kept on 9 October. He is usually represented with his head in his hands because, … Continue reading

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Saint Thomas de Villanueva, Bishop

St. Thomas was born at Fuentellana, Castile in Spain. From his kind parents, he learned to be very charitable with the poor. He did well in school and became a teacher of philosophy when he finished his studies. Then he … Continue reading

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