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306? – Possibly born near the city of Idanha-a-Nova (in Lusitania, Hispania), the son of Antonius, a priest at the Church of San Lorenzo in Rome.   354 – He was archdeacon of the Roman church and followed Liberus into exile.   366-383 – He became Pope.   378 – Ursinus was condemned and Damasus ..

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245 BC – The date of his conversion is unknown, but after his baptism about he gave away a portion of his wealth to the poor of Carthage, as befitted a man of his rank. 248 BC – He was ordained deacon, and soon afterward presbyter; and some time between July. 249 BC – In April, ..

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827 – Saint Cyril born in Thessaloniki to a Greek drungarios (a military officer) named Leon and Maria, possibly a Slav from the hinterlands of Thessaloniki. He was a Greek monk, scholar, theologian, and linguist. He is best known today for his work in Christianising the Slavs and, with his brother Saint Methodius, is credited ..

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Crispin were once the Catholic patron saints of cobblers, tanners, and leather workers. Born to a noble Roman family in the 3rd century AD, Saints Crispin and Crispinian, twin brothers, fled persecution for their faith, winding up in Soissons, where they preached Christianity to the Gauls and made shoes by night.   286 – Their ..

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         – Pope Saint Celestine I  was born in Rome, Italy.          – He was a Roman and is supposed to have been a near relative of the Roman Emperor Valentinian III. 416 – He is spoken of as Celestine the Deacon. 431 – He did not attend personally, he sent delegates to ..

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1413 – She was born on the 8th of September. 1431 – Together with other young women of Ferrara, she founded a Monastery of the Order of Poor Clares. 1456 – She returned to Bologna, when her Superiors and the Governors of Bologna requested that she be the founder and Mother Superior of a convent ..

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1522 – She was born in Florence on the 23rd of April.          – She was a very prayerful person from a very young age.          – She developed into an effective and greatly admired administrator.          – She was an advisor on various topics to princes, bishops and cardinals.          ..

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1347 – Born on March 25th in Siena, Tuscany. Dominican tertiary, mystic, and patron saint of Italy who played a major role in returning the papacy from Avignon to Rome. 1363 – Catherine became a tertiary (a member of a monastic third order who takes simple vows and may remain outside a convent or monastery) ..

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1330 – Born in Sweden. Swedish abbess and saint.          – She was the daughter of an even more famous woman-Saint Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden. 1348 – She went to Rome, where her mother had gone after the death of Catherine’s father. 1350 – Catherine was married to Egard Lydersson von Kyren, who died ..

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287 – She was born in Alexandria, Egypt.          – St. Catherine’s life is mostly composed of legends which have many different variations.          – She is said to have received a "most splendid education." She declared to her parents that she would only enter into marriage with someone who surpassed her in ..

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