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Saint of the Day – St. Margaret of Antioch

Feast Day: July 20 Patronage: childbirth, pregnant women, dying people, kidney disease, peasants, exiles, falsely accused people; Lowestoft, England; Queens’ College, Cambridge; nurses; Sannat and Bormla, Malta Birth: 289 Antioch, Pisidia Death: 304 (aged 15) Attributes: slain dragon (Western depictions); hammer, defeated demon (Eastern Orthodox depictions) Life: Margaret, known as Margaret of Antioch in the […]

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Saint of the Day – St. Benedict of Nursia

Feast Day: July 11 Patronage: Against poison, Against witchcraft, Agricultural workers, Cavers, Civil engineers, Coppersmiths, Dying people, Erysipelas, Europe, Farmers, Fever, Gall stones, Heerdt (Germany), Heraldry and Officers of arms, the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, Inflammatory diseases, Italian architects, Kidney disease, Monks, Nettle rash, Norcia, (Italy), People in religious orders, Schoolchildren and […]

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Saint of the Day – St. Elizabeth of Portugal

Feast Day: July 4 Patronage: Coimbra, Diocese of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Cathedral of La Laguna Birth: 1271 Aljafería Palace, Zaragoza, Kingdom of Aragon Death: 4 July 1336 Estremoz Castle in Estremoz, Alentejo, Kingdom of Portugal Canonized: 25 May 1625, Rome by Pope Urban VIII Life: Elizabeth of Aragon, also known as Elizabeth of […]