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October 2021

St. Frumentius, Apostle of Ethiopia

October 27
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The only survivors of a capture during a voyage back from Persia, cousins Frumentius and Edesius were raised by a prince of Abyssinia and eventually assisted his widow in the government of the state. Frumentius supported Christian merchants and strongly recommended the true religion to the infidels. After release from his duties, Frumentius entreated St.…

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Ss. Simon and Jude

October 28
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Celebrated on the same day, Saints Simon and Jude appear together in the Canon of the Mass, possibly because they both preached the Gospel in Mesopotamia and Persia. St. Simon was zealous for the honor of his Master, and exact in all the duties of the Christian religion. He showed a pious indignation towards those…

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St. Narcissus, Bishop of Jerusalem

October 29
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When almost 80 years old, about 195, St. Narcissus was placed at the head of the church of Jerusalem. He presided over a council of the bishops of Palestine which decreed that Easter is to be kept always on a Sunday, and not with the Jewish Passover. One famous miracle of this holy bishop was…

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St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

October 30
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St. Alphonsus was born in Spain in 1532.  His wife and child died and so he entered the newly formed Jesuit order at about age 40.  His lack of formal education led his superiors to appoint to be the porter.  In this capacity he assisted many in their troubles.  He helped a fervent seminarian who…

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October 2022

St. Remigius

October 1, 2022
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St. Remigius, the great apostle of the French nation was one of the brightest lights of the Gaulish church, illustrious for his learning, eloquence, sanctity and miracles. An episcopacy of seventy years and many great actions have rendered his name famous. His father Emilius and mother Cilinia, both descended of noble Gaulish families, lived to…

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Holy Guardian Angels

October 2, 2022
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A feast of the Guardian Angels distinct from that of St. Michael was celebrated in Spain in the 16th century. In 1670 Clement X extended its celebration to the whole Church, placing it on October 2, the first free day after Michaelmas. The prime duty of the angels, who have already entered into everlasting glory,…

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St. Theresa of the Child Jesus

October 3, 2022
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Mary Frances Teresa Martin was born at Alencon (Orne) in France on January 2, 1873. She was brought up in a model Christian home, and educated in the Benedictine convent at Lisieux. While still a child she felt the attraction of the cloister, and at fifteen had by persistent entreaties obtained permission to enter the…

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St. Francis of Assisi

October 4, 2022
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Today the Church keeps the feast of one of her greatest saints, one of those who taking the Gospel literally, followed Christ as closely as possible. The son of a rich merchant of Assisi he was set on fame and amusement when at the age of twenty-five, hearing a passage from the Gospel his whole…

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St. Placid and Companions

October 5, 2022
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The reputation of St. Benedict attracted the noblest families in Rome to Subiaco in order to commit the education of their children to him. Placidus was brought to St. Benedict when he was no more than seven. One day, as Placidus was fetching some water in a pitcher, he fell into the lake of Subiaco.…

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St. Bruno

October 6, 2022
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Canon of St. Cunibert’s of Cologne and professor of theology at Rheims, St. Bruno, decided to leave the world. After a trial of monastic life at Molesmes he withdrew to a lonely mountain in Dauphine, not far from Grenoble, and with six companions founded the hermitage of the Grande Chartreuse. Taken from his hermitage by…

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