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Suffered martyrdom at age 13 in 304
1568-1591; Italian Jesuit
Known as Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony the Great. subject of paintings by Hieronymus Bosch, Mathias GrÃ¼nwald, and Salvador DalÃ. d. ca. 350, approx 100 yrs old.
1195-1231; also patron of the poor and the oppressed
She is saint as well of artillerymen, military engineers, and all those associated with explosions.
Saint Benedict of Nursia (c. 480 â€“ 543), born at Nursia (Norcia), Italy, was the founder of western monasticism. Many of those monastic men and women belong to a Christian religious order named in his honor, the Order of Saint Benedict.
Speleology is the scientific study of caves and other karst features, their make-up, structure, physical properties, history, life forms, the processes by which they form and change over time.
Known as Brendan the Navigator; born 460, County Kerry, Ireland
Ca. 287- ca. 305, martyred; one of Joan of Arc's "voices"
Died at age 15 in 1857; "What beautiful thing I see," his dying words.
1207-1231; also patron the homeless and widows
B. 303; sometimes called Emidius; bishop and martry
Officer of the Roman army, protector from fire and water, patron of Poland
1567-1622; Doctor of the Church
1850, Lombardy, Italy-1917, Chicago, Illinois
540-604; Doctor of the Church
C. 1070-1130; also known as Isadore the Farmer
1481-1537; cared for orphans and abandoned children
347-407; name means "golden mouthed"
Doctor of the Church, 1542-1591
1495-1550; Portuguese-born and important religious figure of Spain
Provider of the tomb for the burial of Jesus
17th century Italian saint known for his ability to levitate
Or hopeless causes; one of the original 12 apostles of Jesus, sometimes called Thaddeus
B. ca. 283, martyred including having her eyes torn out; name means bringer of light
Author of the Gospel according to Luke. Legend has it that he was also a painter.
C. 316-397; tomb was object of pilgrimages until destroyed in 1562 in the religious wars
333-387; mother of St Augustine
Spanish monk and cardinal, d. 1239
Was shot by Roman archers and left for dead, survived only to be later beaten to death
1515-1582; Spanish mystic and Carmelite nun
Known as the Little Flower
1478-1535; English lawyer, author and Lord Chancellor, executed for treason
D. ca. 269; also patron saint of greeting card manufacturers
11th century; also known as Walter Gautier
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