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  • Blessed Justo Takayama
    Blessed Justo Takayama

    Blessed Justo Takayama

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    When Christianity was brought to Japan in the late 1500s by Jesuit missionaries, Justo Takayama and his family converted and were baptized. Takayam...

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  • Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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    Dear Jesus, Please bless Pope Emeritus Benedict. As he prays for the church in humble seclusion, let him be supported by your love and mercy. We as...

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  • Saint Aloysius Gonzaga
    Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

    Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

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    Aloysius Gonzaga was raised by a worldly father amidst the vices of European nobility. After receiving his First Communion from Saint Charles Borro...

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  • Saint Andrew Kim Taegon
    Saint Andrew Kim Taegon

    Saint Andrew Kim Taegon

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    Though Christianity was brought to Korea in 1592, it would be 250 years before the country had its first native-born priest. Andrew Kim Taegon came...

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  • Saint Charles Lwanga
    Saint Charles Lwanga

    Saint Charles Lwanga

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    When Christianity first came to Uganda, Charles Lwanga, a royal page, was baptized and became a catechist. When a new, anti-Christian king took the...

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  • Saint Dismas The Good Thief
    Saint Dismas The Good Thief

    Saint Dismas The Good Thief

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    We don't know very much about Dismas, except to say that he was a convicted criminal who was crucified alongside Jesus on Good Friday. Luke recorde...

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  • Saint Helena
    Saint Helena

    Saint Helena

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    Born around 247 AD, Helena was the wife of the Roman Emperor. When her son, Constantine, received a miraculous vision before a battle, Helena conve...

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  • Saint John Henry Newman
    Saint John Henry Newman

    Saint John Henry Newman

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    John Henry Newman, the scholarly son of an English banker, was drawn by his reading to become an Anglican priest. However, as he studied and prayed...

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  • Saint Marianne Cope
    Saint Marianne Cope

    Saint Marianne Cope

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    Mother Marianne Cope was the superior general of her Franciscan congregation when she received a letter from the king of Hawaii pleading for religi...

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  • Saint Mary of Bethany
    Saint Mary of Bethany

    Saint Mary of Bethany

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    Mary of Bethany, her sister Martha, and their brother Lazarus were JesusÕs dear friends. When Jesus came with his disciples to the family's house f...

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  • Saint Rebecca
    Saint Rebecca

    Saint Rebecca

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    Rebecca, also called Rafqa, was born in Lebanon in 1832. Amid family conflict over who she would marry, Rebecca discerned a religious vocation. She...

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  • Saint Scholastica
    Saint Scholastica

    Saint Scholastica

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    Scholastica, twin sister of Saint Benedict, founded a community of women religious. The siblings met once a year, halfway between their monasteries...

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