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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.

Dr. Jean Lee

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Jean M. Lee, M.A., D.Min., is a licensed behavioral health and substance abuse counselor, founding a nonprofit, state-licensed behavior health counseling agency and Christian gift/book store. A Catholic revert after 32 years away from the Church, she is devout in the Catholic faith, loves the saints, and lives a deeper spiritual/religious and more joyful life since returning to the Church.