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Saint Margaret Clitherow

When Henry VIII died in 1547 he left a country divided and a sickly son as heir to the throne.Henry’s desperate desire for a male heir had resulted in severing England’s deep Catholic roots and marked the beginning of one of the most turbulent periods in the country’s history. The Protestant nation he founded continued […]

March Saints

Saint Clement Mary Hofbauer (1751-1830) Born in Tasswitz, Austria, in 1751, Clement Mary Hofbauer lived in turbulent times. When his father died in 1757, his mother stood him before a crucifix and said, “Henceforth, He is your father. Take care that you never grieve Him by sin.” This was the principle by which he lived. […]