SAINTS OF THE MONTH: LISTING

Frances Schervier

Franziska schervier.jpgPublic Domain, Link

Feast Day: December 15
Beatified: April 28, 1974
Venerated: January 30, 1969

When Mary Frances Schervier was 16, her mother and sisters died...
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Stephen the Martyr

Polittico del 1476, s. stefanoFeast Day: December 26
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

On Christmas Day, we celebrate the birth of Jesus. The next day we...
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John the Apostle

Apostle John
Feast Day: December 27
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

John is sometimes called “the beloved disciple” or “John the Evangelist." He was the only one of Jesus’ apostles who...
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Sylvester I Pope

33-St.Sylvester I
Born in Rome toward the end of the third century, Pope Sylvester was the leader of the Catholic Church at a great turning point in the Church’s history. For the first time in nearly 300 years, Christians were freed from the threat of persecution....
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Vincenzo Romano, Priest

VincentRomano-265x300.jpgMemorial: December 20
Canonized: October 14, 2018
Beatified: November 17, 1963
Venerated: March 25, 1895

Vincenzo Romano was born into a poor family in June of 1751. Despite this, he was able to study. He was impacted by the life and teachings of Saint Alphonsus Liguori, and he developed a special devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. In 1775, he was...
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Fulton J. Sheen

Bishop Fulton J. Sheen 1956

Veneration: 2012
Born: May 8, 1895
Died: December 9, 1979
 

Despite his humble beginnings, Fulton J. Sheen would accomplish great things for...
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