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Stained Glass Window of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael
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Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael

Angels appear frequently in Scripture, but only Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael are named. Each of these archangels performs a different mission in Scripture: Michael protects; Gabriel announces; Raphael guides.

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Saint Jerome

Saint Jerome

Known mostly for his translation of the Scriptures into Latin, Saint Jerome was also an inspiring writer of letters and commentaries. He was said to have had a bad temper, yet he was a man of prayer and penance. A combination of conflicting qualities, Saint Jerome stands out as one of the four great Doctors of the Latin Church.

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Photo of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux is perhaps one of the most known and best loved saints in the Catholic calendar. A young Carmelite nun who wanted to go to the missions, she remained within the cloister yet became the patron of the missions.

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Painting of Feast of the Guardian Angels

Feast of the Guardian Angels

Angels play an important role in Sacred Scripture as messengers of God. The belief that each person has a guardian angel watching over him or her is an extension of that role, and a reminder of God’s never-failing providence.

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Statue of Saint Theodora Guérin

Saint Theodora Guérin

Saint Theodora was born in France but came to Vincennes, Indiana, at the invitation of the bishop. Eventually she established a new foundation of her community in the United States, but only after suffering many hardships.

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Painting of Saint Francis of Assisi Preaching with his Brothers

Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi: founder of the Franciscan family, Patron Saint of ecology, inspiration to thousands, claimed by people of all faiths as well as by those with no particular faith, a truly “catholic and apostolic man.” Though born in the 13th century, he belongs to all ages.

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Sculpture of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska

Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska

A sister of Our Lady of Mercy, Saint Maria Faustina was blessed with unique messages from Christ concerning his mercy and forgiveness. These messages came at a time when many people viewed God as a strict judge.

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