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- Saints are included in the total reality of Christ, constituting what Augustine called the totus Christus.
- Saints are excellent with children, but as with all giant breeds, should be supervised at play, and should have their training started early as a puppy.
- Saints are in the inner circle, so to speak, and because of their status a word from them to the boss might be sufficient to get a wish granted.
- Saints are not freaks or exceptions, they are the standard operating model for human beings.
- Saints are not supposed to rest in peace; they're expected to keep busy: to perform miracles, to intercede.
- Saint Aebbe the Younger (died 870) was an Abbess of Coldingham Priory in south-east Scotland.
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- There are no dictionary entries for aebbe the younger, but the, younger are spelled correctly.
- Agatha was a virgin woman, living circa 250 A. D., who rejected advances from a Roman senator.
- Agatha was born at Catania and she was martyred in approximately AD 250. She is the patron saint of Catania.
- Agatha was educated at home; her mother encouraged her to write from a very early age.
- Agobard was a bishop of Lyons in France during the ninth century.
- Agobard was reverenced as a saint in Lyons, and although his canonization is disputed his life is given by the Bollandists, Acta Sanctorum, Jun.
- Agobard was reverenced as a saint in Lyons, and although his canonization is disputed his life is given by the Bollandists, Ada Sanctorum, Jun.
- Alcuin was an English mathematician who wrote elementary texts on arithmetic, geometry and astronomy.
- Alcuin was appointed abbot of Saint Martin's Abbey at Tours in 796 by Charlemagne.
- Alcuin was born c.
- Alcuin was born in about 730 in York in England.
- Alcuin was brought up at York from childhood.
- Ambrose is the first Christian author to call Mary the type and image of the church.
- Ambrose is also called the "Patron of the Veneration of Mary".
- Ambrose was a Frankish citizen of Rome, born and raised between about 337 and 340 in Trier, into a Christian family.
- Ambrose was a great administrator, had superb leadership skills and took his responsibilities most seriously.
- Ambrose was a master of rhetoric like Augustine himself, but older and more experienced.
- Anicetus was pope from about 154 to about 167 (the Vatican's list cites 150 or 157 to 153 or 168).
- Anicetus was the first Roman Bishop to condemn heresy by forbidding Montanism.
- Anicetus was the first pope to condemn heresy by forbidding Montanism.
- Anicetus was the first pope to make a public statement against heresy, when he condemned Montanism.
- Ansgar is the patron saint of Denmark.
- Ansgar was a monk first at Corbie, then at Corvey.
- Ansgar is the center of a large, consolidated district and has a total enrollment of 700 students.
- Ansgar was a product of the phase of Christianization of Saxony begun by Charlemagne and continued by his son and successor, Louis the Pious.
- Ansgar was already experienced in the missionary work in Denmark, and set forth to Sweden.
- Antony is a primary reference, a model of how we are to hear the Word of God, an inspiration in spiritual combat, a radiant icon of holiness for the ages.
- Antony was a daring general in the army of Julius Caesar who rose to become one of Caesar's closest colleagues.
- Antony was accused of betraying his Roman citizenship by associating with a foreign woman.
- Antony was accused of everything, but most of all, of "becoming native", an unforgivable crime to the proud Romans.
- Antony was also held responsible for Sextus Pompeius ' execution with no trial.
- Apollonius was a Roman senator denounced as a Christian by one of his slaves.
- Apollonius was a Roman senator of the second century, and a staunch defender of Christianity.
- Apollonius was a Roman senator who was denounced as a Christian by one of his slaves.
- Apollonius was a known figure in the medieval Islamic world.
- Apollonius was a vegetarian, and a disciple of Pythagoras.
- Bavo is the patron saint of Ghent, Belgium and Haarlem, Netherlands.
- Bavo is the patron saint of Belgium and Haarlem, Netherlands.
- Bavo is the patron saint of Ghent, Belgium and Haarlem, the Netherlands.
- Bavo was born near Li--ge, Belgium, to a Frankish noble family that gave him the name Allowin.
- Bavo was converted to Christianity upon hearing a sermon preached by Saint Amand.
- Bede was a monk at the English monastery of Wearmouth and Jarrow, in Northumbria.
- Bede was a careful historian.
- Bede was a spiritual student of his abbey -s founder, St Benedict Biscop, and was ordained in 702 by St John of Beverley.
- Bede was also unique in that he carefully noted when he borrowed from the writings of others (a refreshing honesty in that age of unscrupulous copying).
- Bede was buried in St. Paul's church in Jarrow, where a porch on the north side bore his name.
- Bonaventure was proclaimed a saint in 1482 by Pope Sixtus IV. In 1588, Pope Sixtus V declared him a Doctor of the Church.
- Bonaventure was nominated as archbishop of York in 1265, but refused the honor.
- Bonaventure was born at Bagnoregio (near Viterbo, Italy), the son of John of Fidanza.
- Bonaventure was inscribed among the principal Doctors of the Church by Sixtus V, 14 March, 1557.
- Bonaventure was nominated as archbishop of York in 1265, but refused the honour.
- Felix was ordained priest and Augebert deacon, but they were killed by pagans in Champagne before they could undertake their mission.
- Felix was known as a gentle knight.
- Felix was not than enthralled with the CFA article.
- Felix was remembered for his spirit of obedience, angelic purity, love of mortification and patience.
- Irenaeus is also known as one of the first theologians to use the principle of apostolic succession to refute his opponents.
- Irenaeus is the first of the church fathers to consider the mystic number 666.
- Irenaeus is the first to draw comparisons between Eve and Mary, contrasting the faithlessness of the former with the faithfulness of the latter.
- Irenaeus was a student of Polycarp, who was said to have been tutored by John the Apostle.
- Irenaeus was sent to Lyons, France, and was ordained a priest.
- John the Baptist was a great person and on his greatness are three points worth mentioning: .Saint John was great by the testimony of heaven itself.
- John the Baptist was a cousin of the Holy Virgin Mary.
- John the Baptist is the last of the prophets.
- John the Baptist is known as Yahya in Arabic and in the Qur'an.
- John the Baptist was beheaded by Herod Antipas and the apostle John was supposedly the author of the fourth Gospel and Revelation.
- Lawrence was a monk of St. Andrew’s on the Coelian Hill in Rome.
- Lawrence was born in Binondo, Manila in the Philippines between 1600 and 1610; his father was Chinese and his mother Filipino.
- Lawrence was just twenty-one years old when he was martyred.
- Lawrence was strapped to a gridiron and slowly roasted over an open flame.
- Nicholas is the great patron of children and of Christmas giving.
- Nicholas is the patron of sailors and prisoners.
- Nicholas was a Hebrew scholar who endorsed the Hebrew canon according to the judgment of Jerome.
- Nicholas was a polite and charming child but lacking in any interest or curiosity in his tutors' lessons.
- Nicholas was also the name of two czars of Russia and five popes.
- Peter is to the Eastern Church as Paul is to the Western Church.
- Peter was a bishop and first Pope.
- Peter was a descendant of Juan de Betancurt, one of the Norman conquerors of the Canary Islands.
- Peter was a native priest, who died in prison of wounds he received for the faith while awaiting the decree of decapitation (Benedictines).
- Peter was born at Valladolid, Spain, to a noble family, and entered the Franciscan Order in his native city at the age of thirteen.
- Stephen was abbot there from c.1109 and from his abbacy date the Cistercians; the spirit and organization of that order reflect St. Stephen's ideas.
- Stephen was a young Englishman who lived in the twelfth century.
- Stephen was a deacon in the early Church.
- Stephen is a radical right extremist.
- Stephen is the most famous of these.
- Zita is known as the patron saint of domestic workers.
- Zita was born in the beginning of the thirteenth century at Montsegradi, a village near Lucca, Italy.
- Zita was diligent in her work.
- Zita was happy to be able to work and send money to her parents.
- Zita was hurt but she prayed for patience.
- Abanoub was born in a town called Nehisa (or Nehesa, a village near Talkha, Egypt) in the Nile Delta.
- Abanoub was born in a town called Nehisa in the Nile Delta.
- Abanoub was only twelve years old when he was martyred by the Roman ruler.
- Abban the Hermit is a roman catholic saint.
- Abdas was put to death and a great persecution of Christians in Persia began which lasted for the next forty years.
- Countless miracles continue to occur to this day through the intercession of St. Abouna Abdel Messih El-Makari.
- Abdel Messih El-Makari (or El-Manahri) was a Coptic Orthodox monk and priest, and a 20th century Coptic saint.
- Abdon is also called Abdo or Abdus; and Sennen is also known as Sennes, Sennis, or Zennen.
- Abra is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
- Little is known about Abra, who became a consecrated virgin, dedicated to good works among the Christians of Poitiers, in France.
- Abra's economy is agriculture-based.
- Acacius was a Cappadocian by birth, also known as Agathus.
- Acacius was a notorious hypocrite who often made religion serve his private interests.
- Acacius was always an avowed rigorist in conduct and enjoyed great repute for piety.
- Acarius was a pupil of Saint Columbanus around 594.
- Adalard is a name usually given to boys.
- Adalard was abbot of Corbie and Pepin's prime minister.
- Born to a noble family in Bohemia, he received part of his education from St. Adalbert of Magdeburg.
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- The Archbishopric of Magdeburg was founded in 968 at the synod of Ravenna; Adalbert of Magdeburg was consecrated as its first archbishop.
- A student in Adalbert's time who went on to do important work among the Slavs was Vojt--ch of Prague, later canonized as Saint Adalbert of Prague.
- In 997, Boleslaus I, then duke of Poland, gave military protection to Saint Adalbert of Prague when he went to convert the Prussians.
- Adalbert of Prague had already in 977 entertained the idea of becoming a missionary in Prussia.
- Adamnan was active in the politics of his day.
- Adamnan was born of royal blood in County Donegal sometime around 624.
- Adamnan was delighted with himself.
- Adamnan was noted for the gift of prophecy until his death.
- Addai is also known as Addeus--- or Thaddeus which is a doublet for Judas Thomas.
- Addai was sent by Saint Thomas the Apostle to Edessa in order to to heal King Abgar the Black, a correspondent of Jesus ' who had fallen ill.
- Addai was sent by Saint Thomas the Apostle to heal King Abgar the Black, a correspondent of Jesus' who had fallen ill.
- Adeodatus was a monk at St. Erasmo on the Caelian Hill before his election to the papacy in 672.
- Adeodatus was generous in his aid to the victims of these disasters, as well as to the poor generally.
- Adeodatus was the first pope to date events in terms of his reign, and he died in the fourth year of his reign, or in 676.
- It may be that Paris confused the better known Aebbe the Elder with her pupil, Saint Etheldreda.
- Thus a second Abbess Aebbe has been erroneously created to explain the fact that the attack happen nearly 200 years after the death of Aebbe the Elder.
- Aedan was the name of 21 early Irish saints.
- Aengus was told he could marry Caer if he could identify her as a swan.
- Aengus was the foster-father and protector of Diarmuid Ua Duibhne of the Fianna.
- Aengus was taken to the lake of the Dragon's Mouth, and there he saw 150 maidens all chained with gold into pairs.
- Afra is a qualified and experienced adult educator with over 15 years experience as an instructor.
- Afra was caught up in the persecutions of Emperor Diocletian in Roman Augsburg.
- Afra was given over as a prostitute to the service of the goddess by her own mother Hilaria, or Hilara.
- Afra was the first member of the black race to make his ascension.
- Afra is the patron saint of Africa and of the black race.
- Agapius was arrested in AD 304. He remained in prison for two years and was tortured on multiple occasions.
- A relic of his arm was brought to Guardavalle in 1584 by the bishop of Squillace, Marcello Sirleto, hence Agathius' patronage of this city.
- Saint Agathius, also known as Achatius or Acacius of Byzantium was a Cappadocian centurion of the imperial army.
- Agatho was a Sicilian, probably from Palermo.
- A letter of Pope Zacharias in 747 commends Agilulfus for signing the Charta verae et orthodoxae professionis.
- Agilulfus' violent end soon after could be a result of Martel seeking revenge.
- Not long afterwards Agilulfus was elected Bishop of Cologne.
- Agnellus of Pisa, born there c.
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- Agnes was a mere child, a little girl of twelve.
- Agnes was a sickly woman.
- Agnes was accepted by St. Francis and placed in St. Damian's.
- Agnes was always free with her wealth in service of the poor.
- Agnes was an eligible heiress in her own right.
- Her sister Agnes of Assisi also left her parents and followed her to Sant'Angelo.
- St. Agnes of Assisi - Brief biography of the younger sister of St. Clare, and prioress of the Poor Clares at Monticelli.
- Her sister, Saint Agnes of Assisi, five years younger than she- and whose feast is November 16-was with her when she died, and died three months after her.
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* Aidan of Lindisfarne
* Albertus Magnus
* Alexander Briant
* Alexander of Constantinople
* Alexis Falconieri
* Aloysius Gonzaga
* Alphonsus Liguori
* Ambrose Barlow
* Andrei Rublev
* Anthony of Padua
* Arnold Janssen
* Arnold of Soissons
* Arnulf of Metz
* Athanasius of Alexandria
* Augustine of Canterbury
* Augustine of Hippo
* Basil of Caesarea
* Benedict Biscop
* Benedict of Aniane
* Benedict of Nursia
* Bernadette Soubirous
* Bernardino of Siena
* Bernard of Clairvaux
* Bernard of Menthon
* Boris And Gleb
* Catherine of Siena
* Charles Borromeo
* Clare of Assisi
* Cyril And Methodius
* Cyril of Jerusalem
* Edith Stein
* Elizabeth of Portugal
* Ethelbert of Kent
* Fourteen Holy Helpers
* Francis De Sales
* Francis of Assisi
* Francis Xavier
* Germanus of Auxerre
* Gregory Nazianzus
* Gregory of Nyssa
* Joan of Arc
* John Bosco
* John Cassian
* John Chrysostom
* John Fisher
* John of Beverley
* John of Damascus
* John of God
* John The Apostle
* John The Evangelist
* Joseph of Arimathea
* Julian of Norwich
* Justin Martyr
* Martin of Tours
* Mary Magdalene
* Maximus The Confessor
* Meletius of Antioch
* Nicholas Ii of Russia
* Odo of Cluny
* Olga of Kiev
* Oswald of Northumbria
* Paschal Baylon
* Peter Damian
* Saint Birgitta
* Saint Catherine
* Sergius of Radonezh
* Simon Stock
* Stephen Harding
* Teresa of Avila
* Thomas Aquinas
* Thomas Becket
* Vincent De Paul
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