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    San Lazaro, patron of the poor

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    Saint of the day April 18 – St Peter of St Joseph Betancur (San Pedro de San Jose Betancurt) Known as the St Francis of the Americas The son of a poor family of the Canary Islands, Peter de Betancur in his youth worked as a shepherd, finding in nature to read on A Yearbook of Saints | DEVOTIO

    San Giuseppe by dietherpetter, via Flickr

    St. Colette--spent eight years in a one-window cell as an anchoress, then answered the call to reform the Poor Clares.


    Parroquia Lateranense de San Pedro Apóstol (Zacapoaxtla) Estado de Puebla,México

    San Vincenzo Ferreri

    Saint Clare of Assisi, Foundress of the Poor Clares

    Mother Teresa -Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic order of nuns dedicated to helping the poor. Begun in Calcutta, India, the Missionaries of Charity grew to help the poor, the dying, orphans, lepers, and AIDS sufferers in over a hundred countries. Mother Teresa's selfless effort to help those in need has caused many to regard her as a model humanitarian.

    San Giovanni della Croce nelsonmcbs.files....

    St. Giuseppe Moscati: Canonized by Pope John Paul II, he was a doctor for the poor.

    'San Giovanni in Porta' - Angel by Žilda - Naples

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    San Pedro Mártir.

    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    San Pablo Apostol Saulo (también llamado Saulo de Tarso, San Pablo Apóstol, el Apóstol de los Gentiles y San Pablo de Tarso) Apóstol del cristianismo que él transformó en religión universal (Tarso, Cilicia, h. 4/15 - Roma ?, h. 64/68). Era hijo de judíos fariseos de cultura helenística y con ciudadanía romana. oracionescatolica...

    Santuario Nacional de San Lazaro Obispo, El Rincon, Province of Havana

    St Margaret 14thc fresco fragment, San Francesco, Siena

    Iglesia San Petesburgo

    DEC 6- Saint Nicholas Patron Saint of Children, Brides, Grooms, and Travelers Christian Saint "Nick" lived in Greece, after Christ's birth. He became a priest, and later Bishop of early Catholic Church. Hanging stockings orig w/St. Nicholas. Legend goes he'd toss bags of gold coins into open windows of poor homes. When a bag fell into the stocking of a child, well...soon began the tradition of hanging stockings by the chimney "in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there."