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Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity

Also known as

• Elizabeth Catez
• Élisabeth...

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Daughter of Captain Joseph Catez and Marie Catez. Her father died when the girl was seven, leaving her mother to raise Elizabeth and her sister Marguerite. Noted as a lively, popular girl, extremely stubborn, given to fits of rage, with great reverence for God, and an early attraction to a life of prayer and reflection. Gifted pianist. She visited the sick and taught catechism to children.

Much against her mother's wishes, she entered the Discalced Carmelite monastery in Dijon, France on 2 August 1901. Though noted for great spiritual growth, she was also plagued with periods of powerful darkness, and her spiritual director expressed doubts over Elizabeth's vocation. She completed her noviate, and took her final vows on 11 January 1903. She became a spiritual director for many, and left a legacy of letters and retreat guides. Her dying words: I am going to Light, to Love, to Life!

Born

Sunday 18 July 1880 in a military camp in the diocese of Bourges, France as Elizabeth Catez

Died

9 November 1906 at Dijon, Côte-d'Or, France of Addison's disease, a hormone disorder whose side effects are painful and exhausting

Beatified

25 November 1984 by Pope John Paul II

Patronage

• against the death of parents
• against bodily ills, illness or sickness
• sick people

Video

YouTube PlayList

Readings

I think that in Heaven my mission will be to draw souls by helping them to go out of themselves in order to cling to God by a wholly simple and loving movement, and to keep them in this great silence within which will allow God to communicate Himself to them and to transform them into Himself. - Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Make a little cell in your heart for Jesus of the Agony; take refuge there, when you hear Him outraged by men, try to make reparation; you, at least, love Him and keep your heart quite pure for Him. Oh! If you only knew how the good God love pure hearts! It is there that He loves to reign. - Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-elizabeth-of-the-trinity/


Pope Saint Adeodatus I

Also known as

Deusdedit

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Son of Stephen, a subdeacon. Pope. Supported the clergy who were being repressed by the politics of the day, trying to work their vocations during rebellions in Ravenna and Naples in Italy. Worked among victims of leprosy and an earthquake in his diocese. Said to have been the first to use bullae or lead seals for pontifical documents; hence the term Papal Bull. Many old Benedictine documents describe him as a Benedictine monk, but there is no outside evidence of it, and Deusdedit was known for his support of and dependance on the secular clergy.

Born

Rome, Italy

Papal Ascension

19 October 615

Died

• November 618 in Rome, Italy of natural causes
• buried in Saint Peter's Basilica

http://catholicsaints.info/pope-saint-adeodatus-i/


Saint Cybi of Caenarvon

Also known as

Cuby, Gybi, Kebius, Kybi

Additional Memorial

13 August in Cornwall

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May have been the son of Saint Selevan; may have been the cousin of Saint David of Wales. Itinerent hermit, evangelist, monk and abbot. Found of the monastery of Caer Gybi (Cybi's Fort) at Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales, located within the walls of an ancient Roman fort, and is still venerated there. Missionary bishop to the area around the monastery. Friend of Saint Seiriol. Many exaggerated stories grew up around him.

Born

6th century Cornish

Patronage

• Cuby, Cornwall
• Landulph, Cornwall
• Llangibby, Monmouthshire, Wales
• Llangybi, Cardigan, Wales
• Tregony, Cornwall

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-cybi-of-caenarvon/


Saint Godfrey of Amiens

Also known as

Gaufrid, Geoffrey, Geoffroy, Geofroi, Gioffredo, Godefrid, Godefridus, Goffredo, Goffrey, Gofrido, Gotfrid, Gottfried, Jeffrey

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Son of Frodon, a solid citizen in a small town. Raised from age 5 in the Benedictine abbey of Mont-Saint-Quentin where his godfather was abbot Godefroid, and where he immediately donned a Benedictine habit and lived as a tiny monk. He became a Benedictine monk when he came of age. Priest, ordained by bishop Radbod II of Noyon, France.

Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy, archdiocese of Rheims, Champagne province (in modern France) in 1096. When he arrived, the place was overrun by weeds and housed only six nuns and two children. He rebuilt, restored, and revitalized the abbey, bringing people to the Order, and Order to the people. Offered the abbacy of Saint-Remi, but refused. Offered the archbishopric of Rheims in 1097, but refused, claiming he was unworthy. Offered the bishopric of Amiens, France in 1104, and still considered himself unworthy of the trust; King Philip and the Council of Troyes each ordered him to take it, and so he did.

Noted for his rigid austerity - with himself, those around him, and in his approach to his mission as bishop. Enforced clerical celibacy. Fierce lifelong opponent of drunkeness and simony, which led to an attempt on his life. For most of his time as bishop, he wished to resign and retire as a Carthusian monk. In 1114 he moved to a monastery, but a few months later his people demanded his return, and he agreed. Took part in the Council of Chálons.

Though popular in life and death, his name did not appear on the calendars until the 16th century.

Born

c.1066 at Soissons, France

Died

c.1115

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http://catholicsaints.info/saint-godfrey-of-amiens/


Saint Willehad of Bremen

Also known as

Willihad of Bremen

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Educated at York, England. Benedictine monk. Priest. Friend of Blessed Alcuin. Evangelist throughout western Europe. Worked in Frisia in 766, preaching in Dokkum, Overyssel, Humsterland, and Utrecht, but was driven out by violent pagans. Sent by Charlemagne to evangelize the Saxons in 780, but was expelled in 782 following a revolt by King Widukind against Charlemagne's rule. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy. Copied manuscripts at the abbey of Echternach. Following Charlemagne's re-conquest of the Saxons, Willehad became bishop of Bremen in 787, a seat he held until his death. Built the cathedral there, and many churches throughout his see.

Born

8th century in Northumbria, England

Died

789 in Bremen, Germany of natural causes

Patronage

Saxony

Representation

bishop overturning idols

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-willehad-of-bremen/


Four Crowned Martyrs

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Saint Castorus, Saint Claudius, Saint Nicostratus, and Saint Simpronian. Skilled stone carvers in the 3rd century quarries. Martyred when they refused to carve an idol of Aesculapius for Diocletian.

Died

drowned in the River Sava in 305

Patronage

• against fever
• cattle
• sculptors
• stone masons, stonecutters

http://catholicsaints.info/four-crowned-martyrs/


Saint Gervadius

Also known as

Garnat, Garnet, Gernad, Gerardin, Gerardine, Gernard, Gernardius, Gervat

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Hermit at Kenedor and Holyman Head in Scotland, where he lived in a cave. He would light torches at night to warn ships away from the dangerous rocks along the shore. His cave survived into the 19th century, being a place of pilgrimage before being quarried out. Legend says that once when he needed wood to complete construction of a church, a great storm struck upriver of him, washing enough timber down river to finish the work.

Born

Irish

Died

c.934

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-gervadius/


Saint Gregory of Einsiedeln

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While on pilgrimage to Rome, Italy he became a Benedictine monk, receiving the cowl on the Caelian Hill. In 949, on his way back to England he stopped at the abbey of Einsiedeln, Switzerland, and stayed to join the community. Abbot during the abbey's period of greatest growth and fame.

Born

Anglo-Saxon from England

Died

996

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-gregory-of-einsiedeln/


Blessed Maria Crucified Satellico

Also known as

• Elisabetta Maria Satellico
• Maria Crocifissa

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Daughter of Piero Satellico and Lucia Mander, she grew up in the home of her maternal uncle who was a priest. Weak and sickly as a child, she was strong in prayer, music and singing. "I want to become a nun," she said, "and if I succeed, I want to become a saint". Student in the Poor Clare Monastery of Ostra Vetere, and responsible for singing and playing the organ. Joined the Poor Clares at age 19, she made her religious profession on 19 May 1726, taking the name Maria Crucified. Abbess of her community.

Born

31 December 1706 at Venice, Italy as Elisabetta Maria Satellico

Died

• 8 November 1745 of natural causes
• buried at the Church of Saint Lucy in Ostra Vetere, Italy

Beatified

10 October 1993 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-maria-crucified-satellico/


Saint Clair

Also known as

Clarus

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Wealthy citizen of Tours, France; he gave up his wealth and position to become a monk at Marmoutier Abbey in Tours. Spiritual student of Saint Martin of Tours. Friend of Saint Sulpicius Severus and Saint Paulinus of Nola. Priest. Lived his later years as a hermit near the abbey.

Born

Tours, France

Died

c.397 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-clair/


Saint Tysilio of Wales

Also known as

Suliac, Suliau, Tyssel, Tyssilo

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Born to the Welsh royalty, the son of prince Brochwel Ysgythrog. Monk, and then abbot in Meifod, Montgomeryshire, Wales. The nearby town of Llandysilio, Wales is named for him. He founded several churches throughout Wales. May have moved to Brittany, but records are unclear.

Born

c.600 in Wales

Died

c.640 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-tysilio-of-wales/


Saint Drouet of Auxerre

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Bishop of Auxerre, France.

Died

532 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-drouet/


Saint Giuse Nguyen Ðình Nghi

Also known as

Joseph Nghi

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Priest in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin. Member of the Society of Foreign Missions of Paris. Martyr.

Born

c.1771 in Ke Voi, Hanoi, Vietnam

Died

beheaded on 8 November 1840 at Bay Mau, Hanoi, Vietnam

Canonized

19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-giuse-nguyen-dinh-nghi/


Saint John Baptist Con

Also known as

• Gioan Baotixta Còn
• Giovanni Battista Con

Additional Memorial

24 November as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam

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Married layman. Martyr.

Born

c.1805 in Ke Báng, Nam Ðinh, Vietnam

Died

tortured and beheaded on 8 November 1840 Bay Mau, Hanoi, Vietnam

Canonized

19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-john-baptist-con/


Blessed Manuel Sanz Domínguez

Also known as

Manuel of the Holy Family

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Priest in the Diocese of Madrid, Spain. Member of the Order of Saint Jerome, restorer. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

31 December 1887 in Sotodosos, Guadalajara, Spain

Died

between 6 and 8 November 1936 in Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain

Beatified

27 October 2013 by Pope Benedict XVI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-manuel-sanz-dominguez/


Saint Martinô Tho

Additional Memorial

24 November as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam

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Layman martyr.

Born

c.1787 in Ke Báng, Nam Ðinh, Vietnam

Died

tortured and beheaded on 8 November 1840 Bay Mau, Hanoi, Vietnam

Canonized

19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-martino-tho/


Saint Martinô Ta Ðuc Thinh

Additional Memorial

24 November as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam

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Priest in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). Martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Thieu Tri.

Born

c.1760 in Ke Sat, Hanoi, Vietnam

Died

tortured and beheaded on 8 November 1840 Bay Mau, Hanoi, Vietnam

Canonized

19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-martino-ta-duc-thinh/


Saint Maurus of Verdun

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Bishop of Verdun, Gaul (in modern France) from 353 to 383.

Died

• 383 of natural causes
• relics enshrined in 9th century
• miracles reported at his tomb

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-maurus-of-verdun/


Blessed Maximino Serrano Sáiz

Also known as

José Alfonso

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Professed religious in the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers). Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

29 May 1887 in San Adrián de Juarros, Burgos, Spain

Died

8 November 1936 in Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain

Beatified

13 October 2013 by Pope Francis

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-maximino-serrano-saiz/


Saint Moroc of Scotland

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Abbot at Dunkeld, Scotland. Bishop of Dunblane, Scotland. Several churches are named for him, and he was venerated with a solemn office in the old Scottish rite.

Born

Scottish

Died

9th century of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-moroc-of-scotland/


Saint Phaolô Nguyen Ngân

Additional Memorial

24 November as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam

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Priest in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). Martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Thieu Tri.

Born

c.1771 in Ke Biên, Thanh Hóa, Vietnam

Died

tortured and beheaded on 8 November 1840 Bay Mau, Hanoi, Vietnam

Canonized

19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-phaolo-nguyen-ngan/


Saint Wiomad of Trèves

Also known as

Weomadus, Wiomagus

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Benedictine monk at Saint Maximinus at Trèves (modern Trier, Germany) Abbot of the monastery of Mettlach, Germany. Bishop of Trèves c.770. Part of the court of Charlemagne.

Died

c.790

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-wiomad-of-treves/


All Saints of the Diocese of Evry

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A regional memorial of all the saints and beati of the calendar who have a connection to the Diocese of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France.

• Blessed Isabella of France, founded the Longchamp monastery
• Blessed Nicolas Gaudreau, pastor of Vert-le-Petit
• Blessed Pierre Bonse, pastor of Massy
• Our Lady of Good Guard, patron saint of the diocese, venerated in Longpont-sur-Orge, France
• Saint Corbinian, born in Saint-Germain-lès-Arpajon
• Saint Denis of Paris, evangelizer of part of Essonne and revered ni Longpont-sur-Orge
• Saint Eloi, who lived in Chilly-Mazarin
• Saint Germain of Paris
• Saint William of Bourges, son of Count Baldwin IV of Corbeil
• Saint William of Aebelholt, pastor of Brunoy
• Saint Wulfran of Sens, born in Milly-la-Forêt
• Blessed Nativelle, vicar of Longjumeau
• Blessed René Le Bris, pastor of Bris-sous-Forges
• Saint Spire of Bayeux, whose relics are in Corbeil in the cathedral that bears his name

http://catholicsaints.info/all-saints-of-the-diocese-of-evry/


All Deceased Dominicans

http://catholicsaints.info/members-of-the-dominicans/


All Saints of Wales

http://catholicsaints.info/born-in-wales/


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