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statue of Blessed Rafal Chylinski
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Blessed Rafal Chylinski

This Polish Conventual Franciscan served in the military, but felt the call to the vowed religious life. Rafal was known for his simple and candid sermons, for his generosity, as well as for his ministry in the confessional.

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Statue of Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza

Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza

Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza, a Dominican, challenged the heresies of his day. Known for his ability to preach, he overcame his adversaries and helped his diocese become more loyal to Rome in a time when anti-papal feeling ran high.
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Saints Simon and Jude

Saints Simon and Jude

Legend has it that Saints Simon and Jude traveled to Persia together where they were both martyred. This may explain why they share the same feast day. Saint Simon is usually referred to as "the Zealot,” and Saint Jude, also
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Drawing of Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem

Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem

Some speculate that Saint Narcissus lived well beyond 100; some say he lived to 160. We don't know much about him, but a number of miracles are attributed to him. Narcissus served as bishop of Jerusalem in the late second
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Painting of Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez

Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez

Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez lost his mother, wife, and daughter within a period of three years. He retired to his sister’s home, and after the death of his son, he entered the Jesuit Order, where he served as college porter. Saint
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Statue of Saint Wolfgang of Regensburg

Saint Wolfgang of Regensburg

Saint Wolfgang served many years as a teacher before becoming a Benedictine monk. He was named the bishop of Regensburg by the emperor and served reluctantly but well until his death in 994.
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Solemnity of All Saints

Solemnity of All Saints

While many saints have a specific feast day on which we celebrate their lives and work, the vast majority of the saints of heaven do not. Today we celebrate all of those men, women, and children who have gone before
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