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Jerome, Father of the Church



Feast Day: September 30 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Jerome was born in the country we now call Croatia sometime between 340 and 347. He was tutored at home and developed a love for education. When he was about 12, his parents sent…

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Archangels: Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael



Feast Day: September 29 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Angels are messengers from God. Three of the special messengers mentioned in the Bible are the archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. The names of each of these archangels tell us about the work God…

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Vincent de Paul



Feast Day: September 27 Canonized: June 16, 1737 Beatified: August 13, 1729 Born in 1581 in France, Vincent de Paul became a priest at the early age of 19. He became famous for his kindness and generosity. As a young…

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Pio of Pietrelcina



Feast Day: September 23 Canonized: June 16, 2002 Beatified: May 2, 1999 Venerated: December 18, 1997 Francesco Forgione was born in Pietrelcina, Italy, in 1887. His family and the people of his town were very religious. They celebrated festivals to…

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Matthew the Apostle



Feast Day: September 21 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Matthew, the Evangelist who wrote the Gospel that appears first in the New Testament, was different from the other Apostles. He was not a popular man. Many people felt that he was unworthy to…

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Martyrs of Korea (Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang and Companions)



Feast Day: September 20 Canonized: May 6, 1984 Christianity came to Korea in secret in the 17th century. People who traveled to foreign lands learned about Jesus and were baptized. When they returned home, they shared their faith with others….

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Robert Bellarmine



Feast Day: September 17 Canonized: June 29, 1930 Beatified: May 13, 1923 Venerated: 1627 Robert was a brilliant student who put his gifts at the service of the Church. He was born in Italy in 1542, one of 10 children….

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