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Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, Virgin and Foundress

The legacy of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat can be found in the more than 100 schools operated by her Society of the Sacred Heart, institutions known for the quality of the education made available to the young. Sophie herself received … Continue reading

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Saint Michael de Sanctis, Priest

  Saint Michael de Sanctis was born in Catalonia, Spain around 1591. At the age of six he informed his parents that he was going to be a monk. Moreover, he imitated St. Francis of Assisi to such a great extent that he had to be … Continue reading

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born in New York City, USA. They were not Catholics but Episcopalian. Her father, Richard Bayley, was a well-known doctor and her mother, Catherine, died when Elizabeth was just three years old. As a teenager, … Continue reading

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St. Veronica Giuliani, Virgin

Saint Veronica was born in Mercatelli, Italy. It is said that when her mother Benedetta was dying she called her five daughters to her bedside and entrusted each of them to one of the five wounds of Jesus. St. Veronica … Continue reading

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St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr

Maria was born at Corinaldo, Ancona in Italy into a poor but loving home and was one of six children. She was baptized the day after she was born. Her father Luigi Goretti was a farmer. Her mother Assunta, was … Continue reading

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