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John of the Cross



Feast Day: December 14 Canonized: December 27, 1726 Beatified: January 25, 1675 Born in 1542, John was raised in Spain by a widowed mother who could barely provide for her sons. At a young age, he worked in a hospital…

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Ambrose of Milan



Feast Day: December 7 Canonized: Pre-Congregation God gave many talents to Saint Ambrose. He used them to keep the Church true to God’s Word. In 340 AD, Ambrose was born in Trier, one of Germany’s oldest cities. His father served there…

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John Damascene



Feast Day: December 4 Canonized: Pre-Congregation John was born in 676 and raised in Damascus. His father worked for the Muslim government which controlled the city, but John’s family were faithful Christians and respected in the community. John inherited his…

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Albert the Great



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…

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Leo the Great, Pope



Feast Day: November 10 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Only two popes in history have been given the title “the Great.” Pope Leo is one of them. Leo was born in Tuscany in Italy around the year 400 and served as an advisor…

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Teresa of Ávila



Feast Day: October 15 Canonized: March 12, 1622 Beatified: April 24, 1614 Teresa was born in 1515 in Ávila. She proved at an early age that she was an intelligent and thoughtful person. Teresa and her brother, Rodrigo, didn’t play…

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Thérèse of Lisieux



Feast Day: October 1 Canonized: May 17, 1925 Beatified: April 29, 1923 Venerated: August 14, 1921 In 1873, Thérèse was born in the small French town of Alencon and was raised in a large loving family with her four sisters….

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