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Old Sep 8th 2008, 1:01 pm
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Saint of the Day
September 8

St. Adrian

According to legend Adrian was a pagan officer at the imperial court of Nicomedia. Impressed by the courage of a group of Christians who were being tortured, he declared himself a Christian and was imprisoned with them and suffered excruciating tortures before he was put to death.

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* St. Adela
* Bl. Anthony of St. Bonaventure
* Bl. Thomas of St. Hyacinth
* Bl. Thomas Tomaki
* St. Timothy & Faustus
* St. Corbinian
* St. Disibod
* Bl.Dominic of Nagasaki
* St. Eusebius
* St. James Fayashida, Blessed
* Bl. John Inamura
* Bl. John Tomaki
* St. Kingsmark
* Bl. Lawrence Jamada
* Bl. Leo Kombiogi
* Bl. Louis Nifaki
* St. Louis of Omura
* St. Romanus Aybara
* St. Nestor
* Bl. Matthew Alvarez
* Bl. Michael Jamada
* Bl. Michael Tomaki
* St. Paul Aybara
* Bl. Paul Tomaki
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Old Sep 8th 2008, 1:16 pm
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I wonder if Saint Disibod is related to this fellow.


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Old Sep 8th 2008, 1:41 pm
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Saint of the Day
September 8

St. Adrian

According to legend Adrian was a pagan officer at the imperial court of Nicomedia. Impressed by the courage of a group of Christians who were being tortured, he declared himself a Christian and was imprisoned with them and suffered excruciating tortures before he was put to death.

More Saints of the Day

* St. Adela
* Bl. Anthony of St. Bonaventure
* Bl. Thomas of St. Hyacinth
* Bl. Thomas Tomaki
* St. Timothy & Faustus
* St. Corbinian
* St. Disibod
* Bl.Dominic of Nagasaki
* St. Eusebius
* St. James Fayashida, Blessed
* Bl. John Inamura
* Bl. John Tomaki
* St. Kingsmark
* Bl. Lawrence Jamada
* Bl. Leo Kombiogi
* Bl. Louis Nifaki
* St. Louis of Omura
* St. Romanus Aybara
* St. Nestor
* Bl. Matthew Alvarez
* Bl. Michael Jamada
* Bl. Michael Tomaki
* St. Paul Aybara
* Bl. Paul Tomaki
Okay, so let me get this straight, St Adrian was a closet masochist?
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Old Sep 8th 2008, 2:17 pm
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Okay, so let me get this straight, St Adrian was a closet masochist?
He liked locking himself in the wardrobe?
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Old Sep 8th 2008, 2:29 pm
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He liked locking himself in the wardrobe?
Well it beats excruiating torture and being put to death-unless of course The Lion and The Witch are in the wardrobe.
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Old Sep 8th 2008, 2:32 pm
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Well it beats excruiating torture and being put to death-unless of course The Lion and The Witch are in the wardrobe.
Who are the lion and witch hiding from? Did someone's husband come home early?
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Who are the lion and witch hiding from? Did someone's husband come home early?
Prince Caspian.

It's all in the adult version of the Chronicles of Narnia.
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Old Sep 8th 2008, 2:39 pm
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Prince Caspian.

It's all in the adult version of the Chronicles of Narnia.
I thought that was just a different cover
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I thought that was just a different cover
Oh no, no, no, no, no.
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Oh no, no, no, no, no.
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Con't even get me started on The Brothers' Grimm............!!!
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Saint of the Day
September 9

St. Peter Claver

St. Peter Claver was born at Verdu, Catalonia, Spain, in 1580, of impoverished parents descended from ancient and distinguished families. He studied at the Jesuit college of Barcelona, entered the Jesuit novitiate at Tarragona in 1602 and took his final vows on August 8th, 1604.

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* St. Isaac the Great
* St. Bettelin
* St. Wulfhilda
* St. Wilfrida
* St. Severian
* St. Felix and Constantia
* St. Joseph of Volokolamsk
* St. Omer
* St. Osmanna
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St Hyacinth

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St Isaac the Great, would have been the writer of the Shaft theme tune
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St Felix
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