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Saint Martin of Tours

Saint Martin of Tours

Feast Day: November 11This soldier saint lived in the fourth century. He joined the Roman army in Italy when he was only fifteen. Although his parents were pagans, he began to study the Christian religion. Those who study the Christian religion are called catechumens until they are baptized.One very cold winter day, Martin and his companions came upon a beggar at the gate of the city of Amiens. The man's only clothes were nothing but rags and he was shaking with cold. The other soldiers pass...
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Make the saints your kids' best friends: 5 tips

Make the saints your kids' best friends: 5 tips

We are quickly approaching the Feast of All Saints on November 1. Making saints a part of your everyday conversation helps kids make friends with men and women (and even girls and boys!) who show us how to follow Jesus with their very lives.Here are some practical ways you can make the saints your kids' best friends:Leave picture books of saints around your house and in your car. You can easily find picture books of saints for kids, and now there are also books of saints with great...
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Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Feast Day: October 17Margaret Mary lived in the seventeenth century. She is the famous French nun to whom Jesus showed his Sacred Heart. As a child, she was a happy little girl who loved the nuns at school. But when she was eleven, she became very sick. It was four years before she was well again. Her father had died, and an aunt had moved into their home. This aunt and her husband made Margaret Mary and her mother suffer very much. Almost every day, the teenager would hide in the garden to cry ...
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Little Saints are out there!

Little Saints are out there!

As adults we sometimes ask ourselves fundamental questions: Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose on earth? Children ask the same questions, too, but often we don’t pay attention to them. Often their deepest concerns and secrets are known only to themselves. Perhaps that’s because they’re spoken in a different language, if they’re spoken at all. Sometimes it’s simply a look in the eyes or a turn of the chin that tell us somet...
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Saint Vincent de Paul

Saint Vincent de Paul

Vincent, the son of poor French peasants, was born in 1581. When he grew up and became famous, he loved to tell people how he had taken care of his father's pigs. Because he was intelligent, his father sent him to school. And after finishing his studies, Vincent became a priest.
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Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Canonization September 4Feast: September 5“Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me” (Matthew 25:40).On August 16, 1948, Sister Teresa laid aside her beloved habit, put on a simple sari, and stepped out the door. After twenty years she was no longer a teaching sister of Loreto, but she was embarking as God’s servant on a great adventure. Only a heart entirely on fire with love for the Lord would see anythin...
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