All posts in "June"

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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Paul of Tarsus



Feast Day: June 29 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Does it surprise you that a man who once wanted to put Christians to death became one of the Church’s greatest saints? That man is Saint Paul. Paul, who was named Saul, was born…

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John the Baptist



Feast Day: June 24 Canonized: Pre-Congregation John the Baptist was Jesus’ older cousin. He was a prophet sent by God to prepare people for the coming of Christ into the world. John’s parents were Elizabeth and Zechariah. They were an…

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Thomas More



Feast Day: June 22 Canonized: 1935 Beatified: 1886 In the Opening Prayer on June 22, we pray, “Give us the courage to proclaim our faith by the witness of our lives” (Sacramentary). Thomas More was a man of great faith…

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Matt Talbot



Feast Day: June 19 Venerated: October 3, 1975 Matt was born in 1856 and to a poor family with 12 children in Dublin, Ireland. His father and several of his brothers were alcoholics. Matt  began working as a messenger boy…

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Albert Chmielowski



Feast Day: June 17 Canonized: November 12, 1989 Beatified: June 22, 1983 Venerated: January 20, 1977 As a young revolutionary and artist in Poland, Adam Chmielowski was not a young man whom people thought would someday be a saint. He…

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Anthony of Padua



Feast Day: June 13 Canonized: May 30, 1231 Anthony of Padua felt that God called him to try many new and different things. As he felt the tug of God’s love, he gave up one job to work at another….

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