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Old Jul 14th 2008, 6:05 pm
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Is 'canonised' Catholic-speak for shagged with a 10-inch ramrod?

July 14

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin, has not yet been canonized.

Kateri was born near the town of Auriesville, New York, in the year 1656, the daughter of a Mohawk warrior. She was four years old when her mother died of smallpox. The disease also attacked Kateri and transfigured her face. She was adopted by her two aunts and an uncle. Kateri became converted as a teenager. She was baptized at the age of twenty and incurred the great hostility of her tribe. Although she had to suffer greatly for her Faith, she remained firm in it. Kateri went to the new Christian colony of Indians in Canada. Here she lived a Read More »

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* Bl. Humbert
* St. Ulrich
* St. William Breteuil
* St. Cyrus of Carthage
* St. Heraclas
* St. Justus
* St. Libert
* Bl. Richard Langhorne
* St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountian
* St. Optatian
* St. Phocas
Man, I am not liking these to be continued bits on the holies.
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Old Jul 15th 2008, 9:13 am
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* St. Justus Patron Saint of the lonely
* Bl. Richard Langhorne Patron Saint of Chicken cartoon characters
* St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountian (The "Smokey" Mountains I presume?)
* St. Optatian Patron Saint of spectacle wearers
* St. Phocas Patron Saint of Ford hatchbacks
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Old Jul 23rd 2008, 11:09 am
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St Phocas the Gardener...

July 23

St. Bridget of Sweden

St. Bridget was the daughter of the royal Prince of Sweden, named Birger, and of Ingeburdis, a descendent of the Gothic kings. From these pious parents she inherited a great love for the Passion of Our Lord. Her father consecrated all Fridays to special acts of penance, and from her childhood St. Bridget loved to meditate upon the Passion of Christ. In obedience to her father, at the age of fourteen she married Ulfo, Prince of Nericia in Sweden, by whom she had eight children, ... Read More »

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* St. Anne
* St. Apollinaris
* St. Valerian
* Sts. Trophimus & Theophilus
* St. John Cassian
* St. Liborius
* St. Rasyphus and Ravennus
* St. Romlua
* Martyrs of Bulgaria
* St. Phocas the Gardener
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Old Jul 23rd 2008, 1:37 pm
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St Phocas the Gardener...

July 23

St. Bridget of Sweden

St. Bridget was the daughter of the royal Prince of Sweden, named Birger, and of Ingeburdis, a descendent of the Gothic kings. From these pious parents she inherited a great love for the Passion of Our Lord. Her father consecrated all Fridays to special acts of penance, and from her childhood St. Bridget loved to meditate upon the Passion of Christ. In obedience to her father, at the age of fourteen she married Ulfo, Prince of Nericia in Sweden, by whom she had eight children, ... Read More »

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* St. Apollinaris
* St. Valerian
* Sts. Trophimus & Theophilus
* St. John Cassian
* St. Liborius
* St. Rasyphus and Ravennus
* St. Romlua
* Martyrs of Bulgaria
* St. Phocas the Gardener

Sounds like St Bridget developed another "passion" as well-8 kids!

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Old Aug 1st 2008, 1:32 pm
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August 1

St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori

Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and the founder of the Redemptorist Congregation. He was born Alphonsus Marie Antony John Cosmos Damien Michael Gaspard de Liguori on September 27,1696, at Marianella, near Naples, Italy. Raised in a pious home, Alphonsus went on retreats with his father, Don Joseph, who was a naval officer and a captain of the Royal Galleys. Alphonsus was the oldest of seven children, raised by a devout mother of Spanish descent. Educated at the University of Naples, Alphonsus received his doctorate at the age of sixteen. By age ... Read More »

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* St. Hope
* St. Sofia
* St. Alphonsus
* St. Charity
* St. Peter of Alcantara
* St. Peter in Chains
* St. Almedha
* St. Arcadius
* St. Bernard Due
* St. Verus
* Bl. Thomas Welourne
* St. Secundel
* St. Dominic Van Honh Dieu
* St. Elined
* St. Ethelwold
* St. Exuperius
* St. Friard
* St. Jonatus
* St. Justin
* St. Leontius
* St. Leus
* St. Rioch
* St. Mary the Consoler
* St. Peregrinus
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Old Aug 1st 2008, 1:36 pm
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August 1

St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori

Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and the founder of the Redemptorist Congregation. He was born Alphonsus Marie Antony John Cosmos Damien Michael Gaspard de Liguori on September 27,1696, at Marianella, near Naples, Italy. Raised in a pious home, Alphonsus went on retreats with his father, Don Joseph, who was a naval officer and a captain of the Royal Galleys. Alphonsus was the oldest of seven children, raised by a devout mother of Spanish descent. Educated at the University of Naples, Alphonsus received his doctorate at the age of sixteen. By age ... Read More »

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* St. Hope
* St. Sofia
* St. Alphonsus
* St. Charity
* St. Peter of Alcantara
* St. Peter in Chains
* St. Almedha
* St. Arcadius
* St. Bernard Due
* St. Verus
* Bl. Thomas Welourne
* St. Secundel
* St. Dominic Van Honh Dieu
* St. Elined
* St. Ethelwold
* St. Exuperius
* St. Friard
* St. Jonatus
* St. Justin
* St. Leontius
* St. Leus
* St. Rioch
* St. Mary the Consoler
* St. Peregrinus
St. Friard, exponent of the well cooked egg and bacon breakfast.
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Old Aug 1st 2008, 1:40 pm
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St. Friard, exponent of the well cooked egg and bacon breakfast.


And a tasty battered sausage..
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Old Aug 1st 2008, 1:46 pm
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And a tasty battered sausage..
Again showing your sophistication Deb, you really must stop showing off.
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Old Aug 1st 2008, 1:54 pm
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Again showing your sophistication Deb, you really must stop showing off.


I apologise..
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I apologise..
forgiven.

Now has anyone seen my pickled onions....?
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Old Aug 1st 2008, 5:10 pm
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St Peter in Chains-S&M?
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Old Aug 4th 2008, 12:19 pm
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Parish of Ars......that's unfortunate

August 4

St. John Vianney

St. John Vianney, Priest (Patron of priests) Feast day - August 4 Universally known as the "Cure of Ars)," St. John Mary Vianney was ordained a priest in 1815. Three years later he was made parish priest of Ars, a remote ... Read More »

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* St. Agabius
* St. Aristarchus
* Bl. William Horne
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* St. Eleutherius
* St. Epimachus
* St. Euphronius
* St. John Baptist Vianney
* St. Lua
* St. Raynerius of Spalatro
* St. Peregrinus, Maceratus, and Viventius
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Parish of Ars......that's unfortunate

August 4

St. John Vianney

St. John Vianney, Priest (Patron of priests) Feast day - August 4 Universally known as the "Cure of Ars)," St. John Mary Vianney was ordained a priest in 1815. Three years later he was made parish priest of Ars, a remote ... Read More »

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* St. Agabius
* St. Aristarchus
* Bl. William Horne
* St. Tertullinus
* St. Eleutherius
* St. Epimachus
* St. Euphronius
* St. John Baptist Vianney
* St. Lua
* St. Raynerius of Spalatro
* St. Peregrinus, Maceratus, and Viventius
St. Eleutherius-he's the dude that always goes to the Caribbean in the winter.
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Old Aug 20th 2008, 11:08 am
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August 20

St. Bernard of Clairvaux

St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church St. Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France, in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon. Under the care of his pious parents he was sent at an early age to a college at Chatillon, where he was conspicuous for his remarkable piety and spirit of recollection.

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* St. Amadour
* St. Bernard of Valdeiglesias
* St. Edbert
* St. Haduin
* St. Heliodorus
* St. Herbert Hoscam
* St. Leovigild and Christopher
* St. Lucius
* St. Ronald
* Martyrs of Thrace
* St. Maximus
* St. Philibert
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St Herbert Hoscom sounds like a charcter Terry Thomas would play
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