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Peter the Apostle



Feast Day: February 22 (Chair of Peter) Feast Day: June 29 (Sts. Peter and Paul) Feast Day: November 18 (Dedication of the Basilicas of Peter and Paul) Canonized: Pre-Congregation Are you a leader or a follower? When Jesus met Simon,…

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Paula Montal Fornés



Feast Day: February 26 Canonized: November 25, 2001 Beatified: April 18, 1993 Venerated: November 28, 1988 Paula Montal Fornés de San José de Calasanz was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1799. She was the oldest of five daughters. Her father died…

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Peter Damian



Feast Day: February 21 Canonized: 1823 Peter was born in Italy in 1007. When his parents died, he went to live with one of his older brothers, who treated him cruelly. Sometimes Peter was forbidden to eat any of his…

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Francisco Marto



Feast Day: February 20 Beatified: May 13, 2000 Venerated: May 13, 1989 Francisco was only 10 years old when our Blessed Mother appeared to him, his sister Jacinta, and his cousin Lucia, in their small town of Fatima, Portugal. The…

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Fra Angelico



Feast Day: February 18 Beatified: October 3, 1982 Growing up in a small town in Italy, Guido di Pietro was interested in two things. He wanted to follow Christ’s example in all things and he wanted to develop his talent…

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Valentine of Rome



Feast Day: February 14 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Valentine was a priest in the early Church. He was also a doctor. He helped people when they were sick, and he taught his Christian community in Rome how to follow Jesus. His example…

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Scholastica of Nursia



Feast Day: February 10 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Way back in 480, twins were born in Nursia, Italy. Their parents educated Scholastica and Benedict. Together they learned about their world and about God. Together they played and prayed and worked. Later, Benedict…

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