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Saint of the Day: December 6th - Saint Nicholas

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 342 The great veneration with which this saint has been honoured, both in the Greek and Latin churches for many ages, and the great number of altars and churches which …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 342
The great veneration with which this saint has been honoured, both in the Greek and Latin churches for many ages, and the great number of altars and churches which have been everywhere erected in his memory, are proofs of his extraordinary sanctity, and of the glory which he enjoys with God. The Emperor Justinian built a church in his honour at Constantinople, in the quarter called Blaquernæ, about the year 430, and he was titular saint of four churches in Constantinople. All accounts agree that he was a native of Patara, in Lycia. We are told that in his infancy he observed the fasts of Wednesdays and Fridays, refusing to suck the breasts on those days, which were consecrated to fasting by the law of the church, as Saint Clement of Alexandria mentions, and as Bishop Potter proves, in his note upon that passage from the Apostolic Constitutions, and the canonical epistle of Saint Peter, bishop of Alexandria, and martyr. Also Saint Epiphanius and …More
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catholicsaints.info/saint-gerard-of-la-charite/
catholicsaints.info/saint-gertrude-the-elder/
catholicsaints.info/saint-giuse-nguyen-duy-khang/
catholicsaints.info/saint-isserninus-of-ireland/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-janos-scheffler/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-peter-paschal/
catholicsaints.info/saint-polychronius/


Martyred in North Africa
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catholicsaints.info/saint-boniface-the-martyr/
catholicsaints.info/saint-dativa-the-martyr/
catholicsaints.info/saint-dionysia-the-martyr/
catholicsaints.info/saint-leontia-the-martyr/
catholicsaints.info/saint-majoricus-the-martyr/
catholicsaints.info/saint-servius/
catholicsaints.info/saint-tertus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-victorious/
Martyred in the Spanish Civil War
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Constantine of Scotland
Obius of Niardo