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St. Luke is the patron saint of many things including artists, doctors and bachelors.
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St. Philip traveled from town to town, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ
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In 1670, Pope Clement X granted an official feast day, Oct. 2, to honor the Guardian Angels.
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St. Elizabeth, Mother of St. John the Baptist, Pray For Us!
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St. Zechariah the Prophet (not the father of St. John the Baptist) can be found on the Sept. 6 page of the current Roman Martyrology.
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St. Eleazar shares a feast day with the Holy Mother and her Seven Martyred Sons — Aug. 1
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The current Roman Martyrology has moved the feast of Lazarus to July 29 — a day to share with his sisters: Martha and Mary of Bethany.
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St. Erastus is listed on the July 26 page of the current Roman Martyrology.
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The feast of St. Ezekiel is July 23.
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In Paul’s letters to the Colossians and Philemon, he conveyed greetings from Epaphras.
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July 12 is the traditional date to honor this holy man of Thessalonica.
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St. Thomas the Apostle is honored on July 3 and is the patron of architects.
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On July 1, the Church honors Aaron, the brother of Moses
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The nativity of St. John the Baptist is remembered on June 24 in the Catholic Church.
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St. Elisha the Prophet, pray for us!
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Manaen shares a May 24 memorial with Joanna, whose husband, Chuza, was Herod Antipas’ chief steward.
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Some sources say that the biblical Hermas is the same who wrote The Shepherd
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Jeremiah is listed on the May 1 page of the Roman Martyrology
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“Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.” (John 19:25)
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Sts. Herodion, Asyncritus and Phlegon, pray for us!
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St. Joseph’s Day is March 19.
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The Colossian convert’s memorial is Feb. 15. Blessed Onesimus, pray for us!
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Jan. 25 marks the Memorial of St. Ananias and the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
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Ask the Blessed Virgin Mary to be with you during this novena, and quietly express any intentions that you would like her prayers for.
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St. Stephen’s entry can be found on the Dec. 26 page of the Roman Martyrology.
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The memorial of St. Malachi is Dec. 18.
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The Feast of St. Andrew is Nov. 30
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The Church honors St. Rufus Nov. 21.
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Oct. 19 is the feast day of the Prophet Joel.
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St. Hosea is listed on the Oct. 17 page of the Roman Martyrology
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Abraham’s memorial is Oct. 9.
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“But some did join him [Paul], and became believers. Among them were Dionysius, a member of the Court of the Areopagus, a woman named Damaris, and others with them.” (Acts 17:34)
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St. Raphael is a tremendous saint to remember when a dose of hope or healing is needed.
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The memorial of St. Cleopas is Sept. 25.
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The feast of Jonah the Prophet is Sept. 21.
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Tradition tells that Onesiphorus was brutally martyred under the tyrannical reign of Emperor Domitian.
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“Now go! I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people, the Israelites, out of Egypt.” ―Exodus 3:10
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The Memorial of St. Joseph of Arimathea is Aug. 31
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The feast of St. Samuel is Aug. 20.
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This brave mother and her unwavering sons are listed within the Aug. 1 entry in the Roman Martyrology.
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Sts. Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicholas of Antioch are honored on July 28
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The Church honors the placement of the relics of the Magi in Cologne on July 24
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St. Elijah is honored on July 20; he is the patron of the Carmelite Order and Vehicle Blessings.
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St. Veronica is honored on July 12.
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St. Paul’s Feast Day is June 29 (the same as St. Peter’s!), and he is the patron saint for many things—including writers, musicians and laypeople.
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God called Amos to travel to the northern kingdom of Israel to prophesy to the people there.
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St. Barnabas’s memorial is June 11 and he is the patron saint of peacemaking and hailstorms.
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Joanna is honored on May 24 in the Catholic Church.
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Isaiah always stressed the importance of patiently trusting in God and doing his will.
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St. Philip the Apostle is honored on May 3.
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“Is he not the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother named Mary and his brothers James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas?” —Matthew 13:55
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The feast of St. Salome is April 24, and she is the patroness of Veroli, Italy.
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The women of Galilee who aided Jesus and the apostles are given special recognition this Sunday
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The memorial of St. Antipas is April 11, and his is the patron saint of dental problems.
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Tuesday, March 20, is the memorial of St. Archippus
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“She never left the Temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.” (Luke 2:37)
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St. Timothy’s feast day is Jan. 26, and he is the patron of people suffering from stomach disorders.
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These baby boys are considered by many to be the first martyrs of Christianity―the first to die for Christ.
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Micah foretold of a ruler of peace to someday come from Bethlehem, words later referred to in the Gospels of Matthew and John.
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The name Nahum means “comforter” and that is what this prophet offered to the people of Judah.
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Theresa Doyle-Nelson enjoys researching and writing about holy people from the Bible. She has written for a variety of Catholic resources and is the author of Saints in Scripture. Theresa and her husband Chad have been married for over 30 years, and although their nest is now empty, their three adult sons have growing families — providing enjoyable opportunities for growing gatherings and grandchildren graces! Theresa and Chad are parishioners at the beautiful and historic St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bandera, Texas. You can find Theresa’s blog, “The Hill Country Hermit” at TheresaDoyle-Nelson.blogspot.com.