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Engraving of Saint Polycarp
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Saint Polycarp

Without knowing a whole lot about Saint Polycarp, he has entered into the life of the Church because he was a martyr–a witness to the faith with his life. That level of testimony to the faith is notable.

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Statue of Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes

Devotion to Our Lady of Lourdes runs deep in the hearts of the faithful as a sign of God’s care and healing. The mediation of Mary, his mother, is a real consolation to those who suffer any ill.
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Painting of Saint Scholastica

Saint Scholastica

Family ties and religious obligations may affect one another, but they are not necessarily opposed. Saint Scholastica’s relationship with her brother Saint Benedict, is a good example.
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Statue of Saint Jerome Emiliani

Saint Jerome Emiliani

An orphan at the age of 15, Saint Jerome Emiliani ran away from home and ran into some trouble. He ended up in prison where he had time to think. After a conversion, Saint Jerome studied for the priesthood and, ...
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Stained Glass window of Saint Josephine Bakhita

Saint Josephine Bakhita

Kidnapped at the age of nine and being too terrified to remember her name, Josephine acquired the name “Bakhit” which means “fortunate one.”
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Statue of Saint Colette

Saint Colette

Saint Colette is known as a reformer of the Order of Saint Clare. Known as the Colettine Poor Clares, these nuns follow a more primitive rule of Saint Clare and are known for their austerity.
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Martydom of Saint Paul Miki and Companions

Saint Paul Miki and Companions

A Jesuit Brother and native of Japan, Saint Paul Miki was crucified, along with 25 other Catholics, for preaching his belief in Jesus.
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