SAINTS OF THE MONTH: LISTING

Leonard of Port Maurice

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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 when he was 13 to live with his uncle while attending the Jesuits’ Roman College. His family wanted him to become a doctor...
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Catherine Laboure

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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

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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

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Feast Day: November 30
Canonized: Pre-Congregation

Andrew was a fisherman. But he was searching for something more important than life on the sea could give him. Like many faithful Jews of his time, Andrew was waiting for God to send the Savior he had promised.

Andrew first learned about Jesus from the preaching of John the Baptist. John told the people, “One...
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