Saint of the Day: Lives, Lessons and Feasts

Saint of the Day: Lives, Lessons and Feasts

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ISBN-13: 9780867164541
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Edition description: 4TH, REVISED
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

LEONARD FOLEY, O.F.M., was editor of St. Anthony Messenger magazine, author of Believing in Jesus: A Popular Overview of the Catholic Faith and coauthor of To Live as Francis Lived: A Guide for Secular Franciscans. PAT McCLOSKEY, O.F.M., is editor of St. Anthony Messenger magazine and author of Day by Day with Followers of Francis and Clare

Table of Contents

Introductionxiii
January
1 Mary, Mother of God1
2 Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors2
4 Elizabeth Ann Seton, religious5
5 John Neumann, bishop6
6 Blessed Andre Bessette, religious8
7 Raymond of Penyafort, priest10
12 Marguerite Bourgeoys, religious11
13 Hilary, bishop and doctor13
17 Anthony, abbot14
20 Fabian, pope and martyr15
20 Sebastian, martyr16
21 Agnes, virgin and martyr17
22 Vincent, deacon and martyr18
24 Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor20
25 Conversion of Paul, apostle22
26 Timothy and Titus, bishops23
27 Angela Merici, virgin26
28 Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor27
31 John Bosco, priest29
February
2 Presentation of the Lord31
3 Blase, bishop and martyr32
3 Ansgar, bishop33
5 Agatha, virgin and martyr34
6 Paul Miki and Companions, martyrs35
8 Jerome Emiliani37
10 Scholastica, virgin38
11 Our Lady of Lourdes40
14 Cyril, monk, and Methodius, bishop41
17 Seven Founders of the Order of Servites43
20 Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto45
21 Peter Damian, bishop and doctor46
22 Chair of Peter, apostle48
23 Polycarp, bishop and martyr49
March
3 Katharine Drexel, virgin51
4 Casimir52
7 Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs54
8 John of God, religious55
9 Frances of Rome, religious57
17 Patrick, bishop58
18 Cyril of Jerusalem, bishop and doctor60
19 Joseph, husband of Mary62
23 Turibius of Mogrovejo, bishop63
25 Annunciation of the Lord65
April
2 Francis of Paola, hermit67
4 Isidore of Seville, bishop and doctor69
5 Vincent Ferrer, priest70
7 John Baptist de la Salle, priest72
11 Stanislaus, bishop and martyr73
13 Martin I, pope and martyr75
21 Anselm, bishop and doctor76
23 George, martyr78
24 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr79
25 Mark, evangelist80
28 Peter Chanel, priest and martyr82
29 Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor83
30 Pius V, pope85
May
1 Joseph the Worker87
2 Athanasius, bishop and doctor88
2 Blessed Pio of Piatrelcina, priest89
3 Philip and James, apostles91
10 Blessed Damien of Molokai, priest93
12 Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs94
12 Pancras, martyr95
14 Matthias, apostle96
15 Isidore the Farmer97
18 John I, pope and martyr99
20 Bernardine of Siena, priest100
21 Eugene de Mazenod, bishop102
25 Venerable Bede, priest and doctor103
25 Gregory VII, pope104
25 Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin105
26 Philip Neri, priest107
27 Augustine of Canterbury, bishop109
31 Visitation110
June
Sacred Heart112
Immaculate Heart of Mary113
1 Justin, martyr115
2 Marcellinus and Peter, martyrs116
3 Charles Lwanga and Companions, martyrs117
5 Boniface, bishop and martyr118
6 Norbert, bishop119
9 Ephrem, deacon and doctor121
11 Barnabas, apostle122
13 Anthony of Padua, priest and doctor124
19 Romuald, abbot125
21 Aloysius Gonzaga, religious126
22 Paulinus of Nola, bishop128
22 John Fisher, bishop and martyr129
22 Thomas More, martyr131
24 Birth of John the Baptist132
27 Cyril of Alexandria, bishop and doctor134
28 Irenaeus, bishop and martyr135
29 Peter and Paul, apostles137
30 First Martyrs of the Church of Rome140
July
1 Blessed Junipero Serra, priest142
3 Thomas, apostle144
4 Elizabeth of Portugal145
5 Anthony Zaccaria, priest147
6 Maria Goretti, virgin and martyr148
11 Benedict, abbot150
13 Henry151
14 Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, virgin152
15 Bonaventure, bishop and doctor154
16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel155
21 Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor157
22 Mary Magdalene158
23 Bridget, religious160
25 James, apostle161
26 Joachim and Ann, parents of Mary163
29 Martha164
30 Peter Chrysologus, bishop and doctor165
31 Ignatius of Loyola, priest167
August
1 Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor169
2 Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop171
4 John Vianney, priest172
5 Dedication of St. Mary Major174
6 Transfiguration of the Lord175
7 Sixtus II, pope and martyr, and Companions, martyrs176
7 Cajetan, priest177
8 Dominic, priest179
9 Edith Stein, martyr181
10 Lawrence, deacon and martyr182
11 Clare, virgin184
13 Pontian, pope and martyr, and Hippolytus, priest and martyr186
14 Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr188
15 Assumption189
16 Stephen of Hungary191
18 Jane Frances de Chantal, religious192
19 John Eudes, priest194
20 Bernard, abbot and doctor196
21 Pius X, pope198
22 Queenship of Mary199
23 Rose of Lima, virgin201
24 Bartholomew, apostle202
25 Louis204
25 Joseph Calasanz, priest205
27 Monica207
28 Augustine, bishop and doctor209
29 Beheading of John the Baptist, martyr210
September
3 Gregory the Great, pope and doctor212
7 Blessed Frederic Ozanam213
8 Birth of Mary215
9 Peter Claver, priest216
13 John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor218
14 Triumph of the Cross220
15 Our Lady of Sorrows221
16 Cornelius, pope and martyr, and Cyprian, bishop and martyr222
17 Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor225
19 Januarius, bishop and martyr227
20 Andrew Kim Taegon, priest and martyr, Paul Chong Hasang and Companions, martyrs229
21 Matthew, apostle and evangelist231
26 Cosmas and Damian, martyrs232
27 Vincent de Paul, priest233
28 Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, martyrs235
28 Wenceslaus, martyr237
29 Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, archangels238
30 Jerome, priest and doctor239
October
1 Theresa of the Child Jesus, virgin and doctor242
2 Guardian Angels243
3 Blessed Mother Theodore Guerin, virgin244
4 Francis of Assisi246
5 Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, priest248
6 Bruno, priest249
6 Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher, virgin250
7 Our Lady of the Rosary252
9 Denis, bishop and martyr, and Companions, martyrs253
9 John Leonardi, priest254
11 Blessed John XXIII, pope256
14 Callistus I, pope and martyr258
15 Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor260
16 Hedwig, religious261
16 Margaret Mary Alacoque, virgin263
16 Marguerite d'Youville, religious264
17 Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr266
18 Luke, evangelist267
19 Isaac Jogues and John de Brebeuf, priests and martyrs, and Companions, martyrs268
23 John of Capistrano, priest270
24 Anthony Claret, bishop272
28 Simon and Jude, apostles274
November
1 All Saints276
2 All Souls277
3 Martin de Porres, religious278
4 Charles Borromeo, bishop280
9 Dedication of St. John Lateran282
10 Leo the Great, pope and doctor283
11 Martin of Tours, bishop285
12 Josaphat, bishop and martyr287
13 Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin288
15 Albert the Great, bishop and doctor290
16 Margaret of Scotland291
16 Gertrude, virgin293
17 Elizabeth of Hungary, religious294
18 Rose Philippine Duchesne, virgin295
18 Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul297
21 Presentation of Mary299
22 Cecilia, virgin and martyr300
23 Clement I, pope and martyr301
23 Columban, abbot302
23 Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro, martyr304
24 Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and martyr, and Companions, martyrs305
30 Andrew, apostle307
December
3 Francis Xavier, priest309
4 John Damascene, priest and doctor310
6 Nicholas, bishop311
6 Blessed Adolph Kolping, priest313
7 Ambrose, bishop and doctor314
8 Immaculate Conception316
9 Blessed Juan Diego318
11 Damasus I, pope319
12 Our Lady of Guadalupe320
13 Lucy, virgin and martyr322
14 John of the Cross, priest and doctor323
21 Peter Canisius, priest and doctor325
23 John of Kanty, priest326
26 Stephen, first martyr328
27 John, apostle and evangelist329
28 Holy Innocents, martyrs332
29 Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr333
31 Sylvester I, pope334
Index337

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