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January Saints

Saint Joseph Mary Tomasi (1649-1713) Joseph was born into a noble family in Licata, Sicily. He was destined to inherit the title Grandee of Spain but his heart was elsewhere. His family, although wealthy, was pious, and the boy was taught Christian principles along with classical and modern languages. Even from his youth, he aspired […]

February Saints

Saint Paul Miki (d 1597) Paul was a member of the noble Miki family, a samurai clan of Harima Province, Japan. He was educated by the Jesuits in their missionary seminary and joined the Society of Jesus in 1580. Famous as a preacher and evangelist, Paul was arrested by the officials of the taiko of […]