NOVEMBER 14 -- today's saints

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Jmj

Today, November 14, we members of the Catholic Church family honor, in a special way, the following friends of God -- saints whose souls are now in heaven:

St. Alberic of Utrecht (Dutch, Benedictine monk, bishop, d. 784)
St. Hypatius of Gangra (Paphlagonian [Turkish], bishop, martyred [stoned] by heretics c. 325)
Bl. John Licci [or Liccio] (Sicilian, Dominican for 96 years, priest, miracle-worker, d. 1511 at age 111)
St. Joseph Pignatelli (Spanish, priest, d. 1811 [canonized 1954])
St. Jucundus of Bologna (Italian, bishop, d. 485)
St. Lawrence O'Toole [Lorcan Ua Tuathail] (Irish, Augustinian abbot, archbishop of Dublin, d. 1180)
St. Modanic of Aberdeen (Scottish, bishop, poss. 8th century)
St. Sidonius of Saint-SaŽns (French, Benedictine abbot, c. 690)
St. Adaltrude (French, mother of Saint Geraud, 9th century)
Sts. Clementinus, Theodotus, and Philomenus (Greek, martyred)
St. Dubricius [Dyfrig] (English, bishop, c. 545)
St. Montan of Lorraine (hermit, bishop)
St. Serapion of Algiers (English, Mercedarian priest in Spain, hostage in Algeria, martyred [crucified] by Muslims in 1240)
St. Serapion of Alexandria (Egyptian, tortured and martyred [thrown from a height] in 252)
St. Veneranda of Gaul (French, virgin, martyred in 2nd century)
St. Venerandus of Troyes (French, martyred in 275)

If you have anything to share about these holy people, please reply now -- biographical episodes, prayers through their intercession, the fact that one is your patron saint -- whatever moves you. If you are interested in one of these saints and want to find out more about him/her, please ask. Information is sometimes available on the Internet.

All you holy men and women, saints of God, pray for us.
God bless you.
John


-- J. F. Gecik (jfgecik@hotmail.com), November 14, 2001

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Jmj

On November 14, we members of the Catholic Church family honor, in a special way, the following friends of God -- saints and blesseds whose souls are now in heaven:

St. Adaltrude of Saint-Cirgues (French, mother of St. Gerald, 9th century)
St. Alberic of Utrecht (Dutch, Benedictine monk, bishop, d. 784)
Sts. Clementinus, Theodotus, and Philomenus, of Heraclea (Greek, martyred)
St. Dubricius of Madley (British, archbishop, monastic founder, c. 545)
St. Hypatius of Gangra (Paphlagonian [Turkish], bishop, martyred [stoned] by heretics c. 325)
Bl. John Liccio of Caccamo [Giovanni] (Sicilian, Dominican for 96 years, priest, miracle-worker, d. 1511 at age 111 [beatified 1753])
St. Joseph Mary Pignatelli of Zaragoza [Jose Maria] (Spanish, Jesuit priest in Italy, teacher, d. 1811 [canonized 1954])
St. Jucundus of Bologna (Italian, bishop, d. 485)
St. Lawrence O'Toole of Castledermot [(Gaelic) Lorcan Ua Tuathail] (Irish, Augustinian abbot, archbishop of Dublin, d. 1180)
St. Modanic of Aberdeen (Scottish, bishop, poss. 8th century)
St. Montan of Lorraine (hermit, bishop)
St. Serapion of Algiers (English, Mercedarian priest in Spain, hostage in Algeria, martyred [crucified] by Muslims in 1240)
St. Serapion of Alexandria (Egyptian, tortured and martyred [thrown from a height] in 252)
St. Sidonius of Saint-SaŽns (French, Benedictine abbot, c. 690)
St. Veneranda of Gaul (French, virgin, martyred in 2nd century)
St. Venerandus of Troyes (French, martyred in 275)

If you have anything to share about these holy people, please reply now -- biographical episodes, prayers through their intercession, the fact that one is your patron -- whatever moves you. If you are interested in one of these saints or blesseds and want to find out more about him/her, please ask. Information is sometimes available on the Internet.

All you holy men and women, saints of God, pray for us.
God bless you.
John

-- J. F. Gecik (jfgecik@hotmail.com), November 14, 2003.


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