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Bl. Vincent Bossilkov
Bls. Thomas Hunt and Thomas Sprott
St. Blaesilla
St. Blaise
St. Blandina
St. Blane
St. Bobo
St. Bodo
St. Bogumilus
Bl. Bogumilus
St. Bonaventure
St. Bonfilius
St. Boniface I
Boniface II
Boniface III
St. Boniface IV
Boniface V
Boniface VI
Boniface VII
Boniface VIII
Boniface IX
St. Boniface of Mainz
St. Boniface of Lausanne
St. Bonifacia Rodriguez y Castro
St. Bonitus
St. Bononius
St. Bosa of York
St. Botulph
St. Brannock
St. Branwallader
St. Braulio
St. Bregwin
St. Brendan
St. Brendan of Birr
St. Bretannion
St. Brice
St. Bridget
St. Bridget of Sweden
St. Brigid of Ireland
St. Brocard
St. Bronach
St. Bruno
St. Bruno of Segni
St. Brychan
St. Brynach
St. Budoc
St. Burchard
St. Buriana
St. Cadfan
St. Cadoc
St. Cadroe of Metz
St. Cadwallader
St. Caesarius of Arles
St. Caesarius of Nazianzus
St. Cagnoald
St. Caian
St. Caillin
St. Cajetan
St. Calepodius
St. Calimerius
St. Calixtus
St. Callinicus
St. Calliope
St. Callistus I
Callistus II
St. Calminius
St. Calocerus
St. Calocerus & Parthenius
St. Camillus de Lellis
St. Candida Maria of Jesus
St. Candida the Elder
St. Canice
St. Canice
St. Cannera
St. Canute IV
St. Canute Lavard
St. Caprasius of Agen
St. Caradoc
St. Carantac
St. Catherine of Alexandria
Bl. Carlos Manuel Rodriguez Santiago
Carmelite Nuns of Compiegne
St. Carmen
St. Carpophorus
St. Carpus
St. Carthach the Elder
St. Carthach the Younger
Bl. Carthusian Martyrs
St. Casilda of Toledo
St. Casimir
St. Casimir of Poland
St. Caspar del Bufalo
St. Cassian of Tangier
St. Cassian of Autun
St. Cassian of Imola
St. Cassius of Clermont
St. Cassius of Narni
St. Castor of Apt
St. Castorius
St. Castritian
St. Castulus
St. Castus & Emilius
St. Catald
St. Cataldus
St. Catellus of Castellamore
St. Cathan
St. Catherine of Alexandria
St. Catherine of Bologna
St. Catherine Chong Ch'oryom
St. Catherine de Ricci
Bl. Catherine Jarrige
St. Catherine Laboure
St. Catherine of Sweden
St. Catherine of Siena
St. Cecilia
St. Cedd
Bl. Ceferino Jimenez Malla
St. Ceitho
St. Celestine
St. Celestine I
Pope Celestine II
Celestine III
Celestine IV
St. Cellach
St. Centolla & Helen
St. Ceolfrid
St. Ceolwulf of Northumbria
St. Cera
St. Ceraunus
St. Cerbonius
St. Cerneuf
Bl. Ceslaus
St. Cewydd
St. Chad of Mercia
St. Charbel
St. Charitina
St. Charity
St. Charles Borromeo
St. Charles Cho Shin-ch'ol
Bl. Charles de Foucauld
St. Charles Garnier
Bl. Charles the Good
St. Charles Joseph Eugene de Mazenod
St. Charles Lwanga and Companions
St. Charles of Sezze
St. Chelidonia
Bl. Christian O'Conarchy
St. Christina
St. Christopher
St. Chromatius
St. Chrysanthus
St. Chrysogonus
St. Chrysolius
St. Cian
St. Cianan
St. Clare
St. Clare of Montefalco
St. Clateus
St. Claude La Colombiere
St. Claudine Thevenet
St. Clelia Barbieri
Pope St. Clement I
Clement II
Clement III
Clement IV
Clement V
Clement VI
St. Clement of Alexandria
St. Clement Maria Hofbauer
St. Clement of Alexandria
Bl. Clement Sheptytsky
St. Cleopatra
St. Cleopatra
St. Cletus
St. Clodoald
St. Clodulf of Metz
St. Clotilde
St. Cloud
St. Codratus of Corinth
St. Cogitosus
St. Cointha
St. Colette
St. Colman of Cloyne
St. Colman of Dromore
St. Colman of Elo
St. Colman of Kilmacduagh
St. Colman of Kilroot
St. Colman of Lindisfarne
St. Colman of Stockerau
St. Columba
St. Columba the Virgin
St. Columba of Terryglass
St. Columba of Spain
Bl. Columba Marmion
St. Columban
St. Columbanus
St. Columba of Sens
St. Comgall
St. Comgall
St. Comgan
St. Concordius
St. Condedus
St. Conleth
St. Conleth
St. Conon of Naso
St. Conon of Naso
Bl. Conor O’Devany
St. Conrad
St. Conrad of Parzham
St. Constabilis
St. Constantine
St. Constantine the Great
St. Contentius
St. Conus
St. Convoyon
St. Corbinian
St. Corebus
St. Corentin
St. Cornelius
St. Cornelius of Armagh
St. Cosmas of Aphrodisia
St. Cosmas of Maiuma
Sts. Cosmas & Damian
St. Credan
St. Crescens
St. Crescentia
St. Crescentian
St. Crispina
St. Crispin of Viterbo
St. Crispus & Gaius
St. Cristiolus
St. Cristobal Magallanes Jara
St. Cronan of Roscrea
St. Cronan of Roscrea
St. Cucuphas
St. Cummian Fada
St. Cunera
St. Curcodomus
St. Curig
St. Cuthbert
St. Cuthbert of Canterbury
St. Cuthbert Mayne
St. Cuthburga
St. Cuthman of Steyning
St. Cybi
St. Cybi
St. Cynfran
St. Cynllo
St. Cyprian
St. Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage
St. Cyprian of Toulon
Bl. Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi
St. Cyriaca
Sts. Cyril and Methodius
St. Cyril of Alexandria
St. Cyril of Jerusalem
St. Cyril of Alexandria
St. Cyrus
St. Cyrus and John
St. Cyrus of Carthage
St. Dafrosa
St. Dagobert II
St. Dallan
St. Dalmatius of Pavia
St. Dalmatius of Constantinople
St. Dalmatius of Rodez
St. Damasus
Pope Saint Damasus I
Damasus II
St. Damianus Nam Myong-hyog
St. Damien of Molokai
St. Damien Nam Myong-hyok
Bl. Damien Yamiki
St. Daniel of Padua
Bl. Daniel Brottier
St. Daniel Comboni
St. Daniel the Stylite
St. Darerca of Ireland
St. Daria
St. Darius
St. Dathus
St. Dacius
St. David
St. David I of Scotland
St. David of Sweden
St. Declan
St. Decuman
St. Deicola
St. Deiniol
St. Demetria
St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki
Sts. Denis, Rusticus, and Eleutherius
St. Dentlin
St. Deodatus of Nevers
St. Derferl-Gadarn
St. Desideratus
St. Desiderius of Auxerre
St. Desiderius of Cahors
St. Deusdedit of Canterbury
St. Pope Deusdedit
St. Devota
St. Dichu
St. Didacus
Bl. Diego Luis de San Vitores
St. Digain
St. Digna & Emerita
St. Dingad
St. Diodorus & Marianus
St. Diomedes
St. Dionysius the Areopagite
St. Dionysius
St. Dionysius the Great of Alexandria
St. Dionysius of Alexandria
St. Dionysius of Corinth
St. Dionysius of Milan
St. Pope Dionysius
St. Disibod
St. Dismas
St. Diuma
St. Dogmael
St. Dominator
St. Domingo Nicolas Dat Dinh
St. Domingo Ibanez de Erquicia
St. Dominic
St. Dominic Mao Trong Ha and Companions
Dominican Martyrs of Vietnam
St. Dominic de la Calzada
St. Dominic del Val
St. Dominic Doan Xuyen
St. Dominic Henares
St. Dominic Loricatus
St. Dominic Nicholas Dat
St. Dominic of Brescia
St. Dominic of Silos
St. Dominic Savio
St. Dominic Trach
St. Dominic Tuoc
St. Dominic Uy
St. Dominic Van Honh Dieu
St. Domitian of Huy
St. Domitius
St. Domnina of Terni
St. Domnina of Anazarbus
St. Domnina
St. Domninus of Fidenza
St. Donald of Ogilvy
St. Donan
St. Donat
St. Donatian
St. Donatian & Rogatian
St. Donatus
St. Donatus of Evorea
St. Donatus of Ripacandida
St. Donatus of Besancon
St. Donatus of Fiesole
Donus
St. Dorothy
St. Dorothy of Montau
St. Dorotheus of Gaza
Douai Martyrs
St. Drausinus
St. Drogo
St. Drostan
St. Dubricus
Dulia
St. Dunstan
St. Dwynwen
St. Dymphna
St. Eadsin
St. Eata
St. Ebba the Younger
St. Ebontius
St. Ebrulf
St. Ecclesius
St. Edburga of Bicester
St. Edburga of Winchester
St. Edgar the Peaceful
St. Edistius
St. Edith Stein
St. Edith of Wilton
St. Edmund Campion
St. Edmund Campion
St. Edmund Arrowsmith
St. Edmund Campion
St. Edmund Genings
Bl. Edmund Ignatius Rice
St. Edmund Rich
St. Edmund the Martyr
Bl. Edward Osbaldeston
Bl. Edward Campion
St. Edward the Confessor
Bl. Edward Fulthrop
Bl. Edward Jones
Bl. Edward Maria Joannes Poppe
St. Edward the Martyr
Bl. Edward Oldcorne
Bl. Edward Powell
Bl. Edward Stransham
Bl. Edward Waterson
St. Edwin of Northumbria
St. Edwin of Northumbria
St. Edwold
St. Egbert
St. Egino
St. Egwin of Evesham
St. Eigil of Fulda
St. Elaeth
St. Elesbaan
St. Eleuchadius
St. Eletherius
St. Eleutherius of Rocca d’Arce
St. Eleutherius of Nicomedia
St. Eleutherius & Anthia
St. Eleutherius & Leonides
St. Eleutherius of Tournai
St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury
St. Elia Facchini
St. Elias & Companions
St. Eligius
St. Elined
St. Elisabeth Chong Chong-hye
St. Elisabeth Tsinn
St. Elizabeth
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
St. Elizabeth of Hungary
St. Elizabeth of Schonau
Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity
St. Elizabeth of Portugal
St. Elizabeth Rose
St. Elpidius the Cappadocian
St. Elwin
St. Elzear of Sabran
St. Emebert
St. Emerentiana
St. Emeric
St. Emilas & Jeremiah
St. Emiliana
St. Emilian Cucullatus
Bl. Emilie Tavernier Gamelin
St. Emily de Rodat
St. Emma
Bl. Emmanuel Domingo y Sol
St. Emmanuel Phung
St. Emmanuel Trieu
St. Emmeramus
St. Emygdius
St. Enda
St. Endellion
St. Engelbert
St. Engelmund
St. Ennodius
St. Enoder
St. Eoban
St. Epaphroditus
St. Ephrem
St. Ephysius
St. Epicharis
St. Epicharis
St. Epiphania of Pavia
St. Epiphanius of Pavia
St. Epiphanius of Salamis
St. Equitius
Era of the Martyrs
St. Erasmus
St. Erastus
St. Erbin of Dumnonia
St. Erentrude
St. Erhard of Regensburg
St. Eric IX of Sweden
St. Eric IX of Sweden
St. Erminold
St. Erminold
St. Ernest
St. Erth
St. Ethelbert
St. Ethelbert of Kent
St. Ethelburga of Barking
St. Ethelreda (Audrey)
St. Ethelwin
St. Ethelwold of Winchester
St. Ethernan
St. Eucharius
St. Eucherius of Lyon
St. Eucherius of Orleans
St. Eugendus
St. Eugene
Eugene II
Eugene III
Eugene IV
St. Eugene de Mazenod
St. Eugenia
St. Eulalia of Merida
Sts. Eulampius and Eulampia
St. Eulogius of Alexandria
St. Eulogius of Cordoba
St. Euphemia
St. Euphrasia of Constantinople
St. Euphrasia Pelletier
St. Euphrosyne of Alexandria
St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk

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St. Anicetus

Anicetus was a Syrian from Emesa. He became pope about 155 and actively opposed Marcionism and Gnosticism. His pontificate saw the appearance of the controversy between East and West over the date of Easter. St. Polycarp, a disciple of John, is reported to have visited him in Rome about the dispute, which was to accelerate and grow more heated over the following ... continue reading



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St. Rita was born at Spoleto, Italy in 1381. At an early age, she begged her parents to allow her to enter a convent. Instead they arranged a marriage for her. Rita became a good wife and mother, but her husband was a man of violent temper. In anger he often mistreated his wife. He taught their children his own evil ways. Rita tried to perform her duties ... continue reading


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St. Gabriel, the Archangel

The name Gabriel means "man of God," or "God has shown himself mighty." It appears first in the prophesies of Daniel in the Old Testament. The angel announced to Daniel the prophecy of the seventy weeks. His name also occurs in the apocryphal book of Henoch. He was the angel who appeared to Zachariah to announce the birth of St. John the Baptizer. Finally, he ... continue reading



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