Catherine of Alexandria

Feast Day: November 25
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

At a time when most children did not go to school, Catherine was privately tutored because she came from a wealthy family; her parents were said to be the pagan king and queen of Alexandria, in Egypt. She was a gifted student and especially loved science and debating. Tradition tells us that...
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Leonard of Port Maurice

S Leonardo
Feast Day: November 26
Canonized: June 29, 1867
Beatified: June 19, 1796

Leonard was born in 1676 in Port Maurice, on the cost of northern Italy. His father was a ship captain. Because he was a gifted student, he was sent to Rome...
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Catherine Laboure

Feast Day: November 28
Canonized: July 27, 1947
Beatified: May 28, 1933
Venerated: July 19, 1931

Tradition tells us that at the moment Zoe Laboure was born in France in 1806, church bells rang to remind everyone in the village to stop their work and pray the Angelus. The Angelus is a prayer to our Blessed Mother. It begins with the words, “The angel of...
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Dorothy Day

Died: November 29, 1908
Cause for Canonization: Servant of God

There are people all around us every day who live saintly lives. Some of them may even be called “saint” in the future by the Church. Dorothy Day was a woman who, much like Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was sometimes called a saint in her work.

Dorothy was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1897. The family moved to San Francisco and then Chicago, where they lived in...
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Andrew the Apostle

St Andrew the Apostle - Bulgarian icon
Feast Day: November 30
Canonized: Pre-...
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