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July 30, 2021

St Bonifacia Rodríguez y Castro
(1837-1905)

Bonifacia Rodríguez Castro was born in Salamanca, Spain, the eldest of six children, to deeply Christian parents. Having completed her primary studies, she learned the trade of cord-making which, following the death of her father, helped her mother support the family.… More

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July Saints

Blessed Vasil’ Hopko (1904-1976)

Vasil' Hopko was born on April 21, 1904, in Hrabské, a small village in Eastern Slovakia. Raised by his uncle, a Greek-Catholic priest, Hopko felt called to the priesthood at an early age. In 1929, he was ordained a priest at the Greek-Catholic Seminary of Presov.… More

June Saints

St Paula Frasinetti
(1809-1882)

Paula Frassinetti was baptised on the day she was born, in Genoa, Italy. Her mother died when she was nine. An aunt moved in to look after the family – Paula and her four brothers. In need of a substitute mother, Paula turned to Our Lady.… More

May Saints

Blessed Marie-Léonie Paradis
(1840-1912)

Élodie Paradis was born in the village of L’Acadie, Quebec, the third in a family of six children. As she was growing up, a family friend, Camille Lefebvre, told Élodie about the existence of a community of religious women, the Marianite Sisters of Holy Cross, whose mission was to serve in institutions established by priests and men religious.… More


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