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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 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 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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August 11th – Bl. Isidore Bakanja

Bl. Isidore Bakanja – (c.1885-1909) Lay Martyr August 11th Bl. Isidore Bakanja, a member of the Boangi tribe, was born in Bokendela (Congo) between 1880 and 1890. In order to survive, even as a boy, he had to work as … Continue reading

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August 9th – St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) (1891-1942) Virgin/Martyr August 9th Edith Stein was born to a Jewish family at Breslau, Germany on October 12, 1891. Through her passionate study of philosophy she searched after truth and found it … Continue reading

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Bl Mary of the Incarnation – April 18th

Bl Mary of the Incarnation – Religious – (1566-1618) Feast Day – April 18th   Biography – Bl. Mary of the Incarnation Barbe Avrillot was born in Paris in 1566. At the age of sixteen she married Pierre Acarie, by … Continue reading

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Bl. Baptist Spagnoli of Mantua – April 17th

Bl. Baptist Spagnoli of Mantua – Priest Feast Day – April 17  Biography – Baptist Spagnoli of Mantua Baptist was born on 17th April 1447 to a family of civil servants to the Dukes of Mantua. He entered the Carmelites … Continue reading

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

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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