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Saints for Today: Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr (1894-1941)

Maximilian stepped forward, saying: “I am a Catholic priest. I wish to die for that man. I am old; he has a wife and children.”

Saints for Today: Eusebius of Vercelli (283-371)

A native of Sardinia, Italy, Eusebius was born to a family who had suffered persecution for their Christianity.

Saints for Today: St. Martha (1st century A.D.)

Martha’s great glory is her simple and strong statement of faith in Jesus after her brother, Lazarus’ death.

Saints for Today: Elizabeth of Portugal (1271-1336)

At the age of twelve, Elizabeth was married, for dynastic reasons to Dinis, the king of Portugal.

Saints for Today: St. Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr (130-220)

Irenaeus is without a doubt one of the greatest theologians of the second century.

Saints for Today: St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Jesuit (1568 – 1591)

While praying one morning, Aloysius received a vision telling him he had not long to live, a revelation that filled him with joy.

Saints for Today: Saint Romuald Abbot (951-1027)

Born to an aristocratic family in Ravenna, Italy, Romuald chose the religious life after his father was killed by another man in a duel.

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