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Saint of the Day: Our Lady of Lourdes

Post by Franciscan Media Our Lady of Lourdes  Saint of the Day for February 11 The Story of Our Lady of Lourdes On December 8, 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus. A little more than three years later, on February 11, 1858, a young lady appeared […]

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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 […]