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Saints for November

Venerable Mary Potter (1847-1913) Mary Potter was born in Bermondsey, Surrey. Her mother, a recent convert, had her baptised despite the objections of her father, who left the family of five children shortly afterwards, never to be seen in their lives again. The household moved in 1865 to Southsea, where Mary made the acquaintance of […]

November Saints

Saint Leonard Murialdo¬† (1828-1900) Born to a wealthy, pious family, Leonard studied at the University of Turin, and the College of Saint Sulpice in Paris, France, before being ordained in 1851. After studies in France, he returned to Italy to take the assignment of provisional director of an impoverished college for young working men. He […]