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October 15th – St. Teresa of Jesus (Teresa of Avila)

St. Teresa of Jesus (St. Teresa of Avila) (1515-1582) Virgin and Doctor October 15th Also known as St. Teresa of Avila. Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada was born in Avila, Spain, March 28th 1515 and entered the Carmel of the … Continue reading

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October 1st – St. Therese of Lisieux

St. Therese of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face (1873-1897) Virgin and Doctor Feast Day – Oct. 1st Also known as St. Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower. St. Therese of Lisieux was born January 2nd 1873 as … Continue reading

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September 17th – St. Albert of Jerusalem

St. Albert of Jerusalem (c.1149-1215) Bishop & Lawgiver of Carmel September 17th Patriarch of Jerusalem and patron of the Carmelite Order. Albert was born in Parma, Italy, about 1149. He became a canon at the Holy Cross Abbey in Mortoba. … Continue reading

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September 12th – Bl. Mary of Jesus

Bl. Mary of Jesus (1560-1640) Virgin September 12th Born in 1560 at Tartanedo (Spain), she took the Discalced Carmelite habit at Toledo in 1577 and …Read More…

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September 1st – St. Teresa Margaret Redi of the Sacred Heart

St. Teresa Margaret Redi Of the Sacred Heart (1747-1770) Virgin September 1st Also known as Anne Mary Redi, Ann Maria Redi, Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart . Anne Mary Redi was born July 15, 1747 at Arezzo in Italy … Continue reading

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August 26th – Jacques Retouret – Martyr of Rocheport

Bl. Jacques Retouret Martyr of Rocheport (1746-1794) Priest and Martyr August 26th Bl. Jacques Retouret, Part of the Martyrs of Rocheport, was born at Limoges in France on September 15, 1746 to a merchant family. He was a serious young … Continue reading

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August 25th – Mary of Jesus Crucified

Bl. Mary of Jesus Crucified (1846-1878) Virgin August 25th Blessed Mary of Jesus Crucified was born in Galilee, Palestine on Jan 5, 1846 of the Baouardy family. Catholics of the Greek Melchite Rite, Abellin. In 1867 she entered the Discalced … Continue reading

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August 18th – Jean-Baptiste Duverneuill, Michael Louis Brulard and James Gagnot – Martyrs of Rocheport

Bl. Jean-Baptiste Duverneuill Bl. Michael Louis Brulard Bl. James Gagnot Martyrs of Rocheport (d.1794) Priests and Martyrs August 18th Part of the Martyrs of Rocheport, France – Fr. Jean-Baptiste Duverneuil (b. 1737 at Limoges) in religion Fr. Leonard; Fr. Michael-Louis … Continue reading

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August 17th – Angelus Augustine Mazzinghi

Bl. Angelus Augustine Mazzinghi (c.1377 – 1438) Priest August 17th Angelus was one of the first Carmelites to come to Sicily from Mount Carmel. According to trustworthy sources, he was killed by unbelievers in Licata during… Read More…

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August 16 – Bl. Maria Sagrario of St. Aloysious Gonzaga

Bl. Maria Sagrario of St. Aloysious Gonzaga (1881-1936) Virgin/Martyr August 16th  Blessed Maria Sagrario was born at Lillo (Toledo) on January 8, 1881. A pharmacist by trade, she was one of the first women in Spain to be admitted to… … Continue reading

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