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Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr

Saint 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, … Continue reading

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Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

St. Agnes was a Roman girl who loved Jesus so much that she chose only him for her husband. She was very beautiful and when she was just twelve years old, many young men wished to marry her. But as … Continue reading

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Saint Margaret of Hungary

Saint Margaret, the daughter of King Bela IV, champion of Christendom, and Queen Mary Lascaris of Hungary, was offered to God before her birth, in petition that the country would be delivered from the terrible scourge of the Tartars. The … Continue reading

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Saint Germaine Cousin

  When Hortense decided to marry Laurent Cousin in Pibrac, France, it was not out of love for his infant daughter. Germaine was everything Hortense despised. Weak and ill, the girl had also been born with a right hand that was deformed … Continue reading

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St. Flora of Beaulieu, Virgin

St. Flora was born at Auvergne in France and grew up in a very loving family. When her parents tried to arrange a marriage for her she pleaded with them and said that she would like to join the convent. … Continue reading

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Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, Foundress, Missionary of Charity

Mother Teresa of Kolkata, the tiny woman recognized throughout the world for her work among the poorest of the poor, was beatified October 19, 2003. Among those present were hundreds of Missionaries of Charity, the order she founded in 1950 … Continue reading

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St. Elizabeth Bichier, Foundress

St. Elizabeth was born in France and came from a very good family. Then during the time of the French Revolution, Elizabeth’s family lost everything they owned. This was because the republicans were taking property from the nobility. But this … Continue reading

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