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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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Blessed John Duckett and Blessed Ralph Corby, Martyrs

St. John Duckett was an Englishman, who may have been the grandson of the martyr James Duckett. Father John studied at the English college of Douay in France and became a priest in 1639. He studied for three more years … Continue reading

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St. Lawrence O’Toole, bishop

St. Lawrence, it appears, was born about the year 1125. When only ten years old, his father delivered him up as a hostage to Dermod Mac Murehad, King of Leinster, who treated the child with great inhumanity, until his father … Continue reading

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