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Adrian, St.

Adrian, St.

Adrian, St. (the man from Adria) (fourth century) In Christian legend, a military saint in northern Europe during the Middle ...
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Afra,  St.

Afra, St.

Afra, St. (dust) (fourth century?) In Christian legend, martyr, patron saint of Augsburg, Germany. Invoked by penitent women. Feast, 5 ...
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Agatha, St.

Agatha, St.

Agatha, St. (good woman) (third century) In Christian legend, martyr, patron saint of bell founders, girdlers, jewelers, malsters, wet nurses, ...
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Agnes of Montepulciano, St.

Agnes of Montepulciano, St.

Agnes of Montepulciano, St. (pure, chaste) (1268–1317) In Christian legend, Dominican abbess. Feast, 20 April. Agnes was placed in a ...
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Agnes, St.

Agnes, St.

Agnes, St. (pure, chaste) (fourth century) In Christian legend, martyr. One of the Four Great Virgin Martyrs of the Latin, ...
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Alban, St.

Alban, St.

Alban, St. (man from Alba) (fourth century) In Christian legend, proto-martyr of England. Feast, 22 June. St. Bede records the ...
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Albertus Magnus, St.

Albertus Magnus, St.

Albertus Magnus, St. (Albert the Great) (1193–1280) In Christian legend, bishop and Doctor of the Church, responsible for the introduction ...
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Alphege, St.

Alphege, St.

Alphege, St. (successor) (11th century) In Christian legend, archbishop of Canterbury. Feast, 19 April. He was made archbishop in 1006; ...
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Ambrose, St.

Ambrose, St.

Ambrose, St. (immortal) (339–397) In Christian legend, Doctor of the Church, patron saint of beekeepers, bakers of honey-bread, domestic animals, ...
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Andrew, St.

Andrew, St.

Andrew, St. (manly) (first century) In the Bible, N.T., one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus; patron saint of Russia ...
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Anna and Joachim, Sts

Anna and Joachim, Sts

Anna (grace, favor) and Joachim (the Lord will establish), Sts. (first century) In Christian legend, parents of the Virgin Mary ...
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Anthony of Padua, St.

Anthony of Padua, St.

Anthony of Padua, St. (praiseworthy, priceless) (1195–1231) In Christian legend, Doctor of the Church. Invoked to find lost property. Feast, ...
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Anthony the Abbot, St.

Anthony the Abbot, St.

Anthony the Abbot, St. (praiseworthy, priceless) (251–356) In Christian legend, patron saint of basket makers. Invoked against erysipelas (or St ...
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Apollonia, St.

Apollonia, St.

Apollonia, St. (of Apollo) (third century) In Christian legend, patron of dentists and their patients. Feast, 9 February. The life ...
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Aquinas, Thomas

Aquinas, Thomas

Thomas Aquinas, St. (1226–1274) A Dominican and one of the greatest theologians of the Christian church, Thomas Aquinas had a ...
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Athanasius, St.

Athanasius, St.

Athanasius, St. (immortal) (c. 296–373) In Christian legend, bishop of Alexandria; one of the Greek Doctors of the Church. Feast, ...
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Augustine of Canterbury, St.

Augustine of Canterbury, St.

St.Augustine of Canterbury, (venerable) (Died 605) In Christian legend, first archbishop of Canterbury. Feast, 26 May. The legend of St ...
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Augustine, St.

Augustine, St.

Saint Augustine (venerable) (354–430) - In Christian legend, bishop of Hippo in Africa; Doctor of the Church; author of The ...
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