St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
Felix of Nicosia
Saint Felix of Nicosia, O.F.M. Cap., (Italian: Felice di Nicosia) (November 5, 1715 – May 31, 1787), was a Capuchin friar, and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.He was born Filipp...
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Daniel of Padua
Saint Daniel of Padua (died 168 AD) is venerated as the deacon of Saint Prosdocimus, the first Bishop of Padua. Said to have been of Jewish extraction, he aided Prosdocimus, who evangelized northeast...
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Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a celebration observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although...
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Caesarius of Africa
Saint Caesarius of Africa was a martyr of the Roman Catholic Church. The church of San Cesareo in Palatio in Rome bears his name.
Caesarius was a deacon of Africa, martyred at Terracina in Italy....
Saint Valentine
Saint Valentine (Latin: Valentinius) is a widely recognized third-century Roman saint commemorated on February 14 and associated since the High Middle Ages with a tradition of courtly love.All tha...
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Galla of Rome
Galla of Rome was a 6th-century Roman widow and saint.
Galla was the daughter of Roman patrician Symmachus the Younger, who was appointed consul in 485. Galla was also the sister-in-law of Boethiu...
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Francis Fasani
Francis Anthony Fasani, O.F.M. Conv. (August 6, 1681 – November 29, 1742) was an Italian friar of the Order of Conventual Friars Minor who has been declared a saint by the Catholic Church.He was a fri...
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Antoninus of Rome
Antoninus (died 186) was a public executioner in Rome. It is believed that during the trial of St Eusebius he had a vision and converted to Christianity. The proclamation of faith cost him his life an...
Saint Contardo of Este
Saint Contardo of Este was the posthumous son of Aldobrandino of Este, marquis of Ferrara. He was born in 1216 in Ferrara.He renounced to his wealth and position of crown prince of Ferrara to become a...
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Pancras of Rome
Saint Pancras (Latin: Sanctus Pancratius; Greek: Ἅγιος Παγκράτιος) was a Roman citizen who converted to Christianity, and was beheaded for his faith at the age of just 14 around the year 304. His nam...
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Landulf of Yariglia
The beatus Landulf of Yariglia (Italian: Beato Landolfo da Vareglate) was Benedictine Bishop of Asti, Italy.He was born in the latter part of the eleventh century at ‘Vareglate’, which has been identi...
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Andrew Corsini
Andrew Corsini, O.Carm. (1302 – January 6, 1373), was an Italian Carmelite friar and bishop of Fiesole, who is honored as a saint within the Catholic Church.
Corsini was born in Florence on Novemb...
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Martina of Rome
Martina of Rome was a Roman martyr under emperor Alexander Severus. She is a patron saint of Rome.She was martyred in 226, according to some authorities, more probably in 228, under the pontificate of...
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Magdalene of Canossa
St. Magdalene of Canossa, F.D.C.C., (1774–1835) was an Italian Religious Sister and foundress. She was a leading advocate for the poor in her region, and has been canonized by the Catholic Church.
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Ursus of Aosta
Saint Ursus of Aosta (in Italian, Sant'Orso d'Aosta; in French, Saint Ours d'Aoste), Irish-Italian saint, fl. 6th century.
Ursus is an Italian saint of the 6th century. His feast day is February ...
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Leucius of Brindisi
Saint Leucius was initially a missionary from Alexandria, Egypt, who later founded the diocese of Brindisi, as the first Bishop in 165. It is believed that he later suffered martyrdom in 180.
Not ...
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Saint Cyrillus
St. Cyrillus was an ancient bishop of Reggio Calabria (749), predecessor of Saints Cyril and Methodius.
Pietro Parenzo
Saint Pietro Parenzo was a mayor (Italian: podestà) of the Italian Comune of Orvieto during the 12th century. He was assassinated in 1199 by the adherents of Catharism and became honored as a sain...
Philip of Agira
Saint Philip of Agira (also Aggira, Agirone, Agirya or Argira) was an early Christian confessor. There are two parallel stories of this saint which give to possible dates in which this saint lived. Tr...
Exuperantius of Cingoli
Exuperantius of Cingoli (Italian: Es[s]uperanzio) is a Roman Catholic saint who died in the 5th century. He was bishop of Cingoli, in the Marche region of Italy in 496/7, and could have been from...
Albert of Montecorvino
Albert, born in Normandy, was taken to Motta Montecorvino in Apulia, Italy as a child. He later became Bishop there. Albert became blind in later years, but was known for his visions and as a miracle ...
Mary Frances of the Five Wounds
Mary Frances of the Five Wounds, T.O.S.F. (Italian: Maria Francesca delle Cinque Piaghe), was an Italian member of the Third Order of St. Francis, who is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church....
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Cyriacus
Cyriacus, or Cyriac, according to Christian tradition, is a Christian martyr who was killed in the persecution of Diocletian. He is one of twenty-seven saints, most of them martyrs, who bear this name...
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Saint Marcellina
Saint Marcellina (c. 327 – 397) was born in Trier, Gaul around the year 330 as a member of a Catholic family. She was the only sister of Saint Ambrose of Milan, older sister of two brothers, and daugh...
Joseph of Leonessa
Saint Joseph of Leonessa, O.F.M. Cap., (Italian: Giuseppe da Leonessa)(1556 – February 4, 1612) is a saint of the Catholic Church. He was born Eufranio Desiderio at Leonessa, a small town then in...
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Elpidius the Cappadocian
Saint Elpidius the Cappadocian (Italian: Sant'Elpidio, Santo Abate Elpidio) (4th century) was an abbot and saint of Asia Minor. Tradition states that he lived in a cave in Cappadocia for twenty-f...
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Eleuchadius
Saint Eleuchadius (died 112) is a 2nd-century Christian saint venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church.He was a Greek who was converted to Christianity by Saint Apollinaris. He was ...
Pope Adeodatus I
Pope Adeodatus I (died 8 November 618), also called Deodatus I or Deusdedit, was Pope from 19 October 615 to his death in 618.He was born in Rome, the son of a subdeacon. He served as a priest for 40 ...
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