SAINTS OF THE MONTH: LISTING

Martin de Porres

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Feast Day: November 3
Canonized: May 6, 1962
Beatified: October 29, 1837

Some people do good no matter what happens to them. Martin de Porres did. His mother was an...
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Solanus Casey

Solanuscasey Feast Day: November 3
Venerated: July 11, 1995
Beatified: November 18, 2017

As one of 16 children growing up on a farm in...
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Charles Borromeo

Carlo Borromeo Feast Day: November 4
Canonized: November 1, 1610

Many years ago, Charles Borromeo helped the Church begin to live the Gospels again. He did this by living simply. Charles was born in a castle in Italy on...
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Elizabeth and Zechariah

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Feast Day (Roman): November 5
Feast Day (Greek): November 8
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

Elizabeth and Zechariah never stopped praying that God would bless their marriage with a child, even though it seemed impossible as they grew elderly. Zechariah was a priest in the temple in Jerusalem.

One day, the angel Gabriel appeared...
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Bernhard Lichtenberg

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Feast Day: November 5
Beatified: June 23, 1996
Venerated: July 2, 1994

Bernhard Lichtenberg was a Catholic priest who served the people of Berlin at St. Hedwig’s Cathedral during a time of great crisis. Born in 1875 in the Prussian province of Silesia, Father Lichtenberg was ordained to the priesthood in 1899 and witnessed the growing power of the Nazi party and its...
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Catherine McAuley

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Feast Day: November 11 (Ireland)
Venerated: April 9, 1990

Catherine Elizabeth McAuley was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1778. From the time she was a young child, Catherine saw her parents living their Catholic faith through service to the poor. After her parents died, Catherine lived with Protestant relatives who wanted her to become a member of their church. Catherine remained...
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Martin of Tours

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Feast Day: November 11
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

Throughout his life, Martin faced many dilemmas. At the age of 12, he began to place each one before God.

Martin had been born to pagan parents in the year 316, in a region of the world that is now Hungary. When he was 12, he began to think about a serious question—should he remain a pagan and...
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Frances Xavier Cabrini

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Feast Day: November 13
Canonized: July 7, 1946
Beatified: November 13, 1938
Venerated: November 21, 1937

Problems defeat some people. But problems make heroes of others. Problems made St. Frances Xavier Cabrini a hero. Throughout her life, she turned problems into solutions.

Frances knew one really important thing: You have to pray as if everything...
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Albert the Great

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Feast Day: November 15
Canonized: 1931

Albertus Magnus was interested in everything. He was fascinated by the relationship between faith and science. He studied astronomy and biology and loved logic and math. He pored over maps and hiked in the mountains to learn more about geography. He was the kind of student who challenged teachers to prepare lessons...
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