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October 2, 2018

Blessed Luigi Maria Monti (1825-1900)

A lay religious, Luigi Monti was born in Milan, Italy, in 1825. When Luigi was 12, his father died. Luigi became a craftsman in wood to support his family. An ardent youth, he gathered together many young artisans and farmers to become part of what was known as ‘The Company of the Sacred Heart of Jesus’.… More

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September Saints

Saint Eulogius of Alexandria
(d. 607)

Eulogius was a Syrian by birth and, while young, he entered the monastery. The Eutychian heresy had thrown the Churches of Syria and Egypt into much confusion, and many monks failed in matters of morality and doctrine.… More

August Saints

Saint Jeanne-Antide Thouret
(1765-1826)

Jeanne Antide Thouret was born on the 27th November at Sancy-le-Long, France, the fifth child of eight children. Her mother died when Jeanne was 15, leaving her to care for her father and siblings.

In 1787, at the age of 22, Jeanne entered the congregation of the Daughters of Charity, hoping to live a life of prayer, community life and service to the poor.… More

July Saints

Blessed Teresa Manganiello (1849-1876)

Teresa Manganiello was born in Montefusco, southern Italy, in January 1849. The youngest of eleven children, she never went to school. Like many peasant children of her time, she worked in the home and in the fields.… More


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