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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 Grünwald, and Salvador Dalí. 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 – 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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