Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi

Blessed Cyprain Iwene Tansi
Feast Day: January 20
Beatified: March 22, 1998
Venerated: July 11, 1995

Iwene Tansi was born in Nigeria, Africa, in 1903. His...
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Agnes of Rome

Sigmaringer Hausaltärchen links unten
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

We know little about martyrs like Cecilia,...
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Laura Vicuna

Laura Vicuña
Feast Day: January 22
Beatified: September 3, 1988
Venerated: June 5, 1986

Laura was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1891. Her father was a soldier. When civil war broke out, her father took Laura and her mother to...
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William Joseph Chaminade

Beatified: September 3, 2000
Venerated: October 18, 1973

William Joseph Chaminade was the 14th child born to his parents, and three of his brothers became priests. So it was not a great surprise that...
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Marianne Cope

Mother Marianne Cope in her youth

Feast Day: January 23
Canonized: October 21, 2012
Beatified: May 14, 2005
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Francis de Sales

Saint francois de sales

Feast Day: January 24
Canonized: April 19, 1665
Beatified: January 8, 1662

There is a popular saying you may have heard: “You catch more flies...
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Titus of Crete

Saint Titus (Kosovo, 14th c. Pech Patriarch., S. Nicholas church)

Feast Day: January 26
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

We often...
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Saint Timothy Feast Day: January 26
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

We often imitate the people we most admire. This was certainly the case with Timothy and Titus. When St. Paul was on his first missionary journey, both of these men...
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Angela Merici

Saint Angela Merici

Feast Day: January 27
Canonized: May 24, 1807
Beatified: April 30, 1768

Would you ever say “no” to the pope? Probably not, unless you thought a higher power than the pope was calling you....
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Thomas Aquinas


Feast Day: January 28
Canonized: July 18, 1323

Thomas was born in Italy around 1225 or 1227. He was originally Thomas of Aquino, the region in which he was born, but he has become known as Thomas Aquinas since that time.

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