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The Day For All Saints

All Saints Day

November 1st – All Saints Day All Saints Day, celebrated on November 1st commemorates all the saints of the church, both known and unknown, who have attained Heaven.  For Catholics, it is a holy day of obligation.  The first evidence for the November 1st date of celebration occurred during the reign of Pope Gregory III (731-741)… Read More

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St Therese of Lisieux

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St Therese, the ‘Little Flower’ of Lisieux St Therese of Lisieux, the ‘little flower’ is remembered especially in her feast day on October 1st.  One of the Catholic Church’s most popular Saints, Pope Pius X called her “the greatest saint of modern times.”  Thérèse is something of an enigma in that she died when she was… Read More