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Saint Praxedes of Rome pray for us and single laywomen.  Feast day July 21.

Lesson 3 from the Divine Office of St. This Praxedes was a maiden of Rome, and the sister of the mai.

During the terrible persecutions in Korea (in 1839, 1866, and 1867), 103 Christians were martyred. The martyrs included a few bishops, priests and many lay people. Among them were the first Korean priest Andrew Kim Taegon, and the lay apostle, Paul Chong Hasang. All suffered greatly for the Faith and consecrated the rich beginnings of the Church of Korea with their blood as martyrs. St Pope John Paul II, canonized these martyrs on May 6, 1984.

Andrew Kim Taegon,first Korean-born Catholic priest. Martyr along with Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions 103 other Korean Martyrs - Pray for us!

Mother Angelica                                                                                                                                                                                 More

The child Rita Antoinette Rizzo grows up to become Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation PCPA.


St. Josephine Bakhita was born to a wealthy family in Sudan but was kidnapped by slave traders at the age of 9. she was eventually bought by an Italian consul who eventually entrusted her to the Canossian Sisters of the Institute of the Catechumens in Venice.

Saint Josephine Bakhita

The Holy Family is the name given to the family unit of Jesus: The Divine Son of God Jesus, his mother Mary, and his foster-father Joseph. We know very little about the life of the Holy Family through the Canonical Scriptures. They speak of the early years of the Holy Family, including the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, the flight into Egypt, and the finding of Jesus in the temple.

Feast of the Holy Family

Orthodox Icon of Saint Veronica

St. Veronica icon

Orthodox icon of Saint. Veronica, or saint Berenice. Commemorated July This Orthodox icon is of Saint Veronica who was a pious woman of Jerusalem in the fi

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