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August 1, 2019

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice
(1762-1844)

Edmund Rice was born in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland. He received a good education and, at age 17, joined his uncle in Waterford supplying ships for long trips. When he was 23, he married Mary Elliott but, less than four years later, Mary died giving birth to a disabled daughter, Mary.… More

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Saint Paulina do Agonizante de Jesus
(1865-1942)

Amabile Lucia Visintainer was born in Italy in 1865 of poor, practising Catholic parents. In 1875, her family emigrated to the State of St Catherine in Brazil.

On 12 July 1890, Amabile and a friend took care of a woman suffering from cancer, and laid the foundations of the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, with the approval of the local bishop.… More

June Saints

Pope St John XXIII
(1881-1963)

Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli was born at Sotto il Monte, Italy. He entered the Bergamo junior seminary in 1892. It was there that he began making spiritual notes and undertaking regular spiritual direction. In 1897 he made his profession as a Secular Franciscan.… More

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