Monthly Archives: October 2016

Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke

Celebrated 18th October The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke, was a native of Syrian Antioch, a companion of the holy Apostle Paul (Phil.1:24, 2 Tim. 4:10-11), and a physician enlightened in the Greek medical arts. Hearing about Christ, Luke arrived … Continue reading

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Saint Ignatius of Antioch

Celebrated 17th October Bishop and MartyrBorn 35 Province of Syria, Roman EmpireDied 108 Rome, Roman Empire St. Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, was the disciple of St. John. When Domitian persecuted the Church, St. Ignatius obtained peace for his own flock … Continue reading

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Saint Richard Gwyn

Celebrated 17th October Born 1537 Montgomeryshire, Wales Died 15 October 1584 (aged 47) Wrexham, Wales Early LifeLittle is known of Richard Gwyn’s (also known as Richard White ) early life. He was born in Montgomeryshire, Wales and at the age of 20 he matriculated … Continue reading

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Saint Marie Marguerite d’Youville

Celebrated 16th October Marie Marguerite d’Youville Born 1701 Died 1771 MARGUERITE d’YOUVILLE, the first native Canadian to be elevated to sainthood, was born October 15, 1701 at Varennes, Quebec. She was the eldest of six children born to Christophe Dufrost … Continue reading

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Saint Edward the Confessor

Celebrated 13th October Born 1002/05, Islip, EnglandDied January 5 1066 LondonCanonized 1161 The body of Edward the Confessor is carried to Westminster Abbey, a detail from the Bayeux Tapestry, c. 1082. The king died early in 1066 and was interred in … Continue reading

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St. Wilfrid, Bishop of York, Confessor

Celebrated 12th October WILFRID, in English-Saxon Willferder, to who’s zealous labours several churches both in our island and abroad were indebted for their conversion to Christ, was born in the kingdom of Northumberland, towards the year 634. At fourteen years of … Continue reading

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Saint Paulinus of York

Celebrated 10th October Paulinus (died 10 October 644) was a Roman missionary and the first Bishop of York. A member of the Gregorian mission sent in 601 by Pope Gregory I to Christianise the Anglo-Saxons from their native Anglo-Saxon paganism, Paulinus arrived … Continue reading

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