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Prayer of St. Catherine of Siena to the Precious Blood of Jesus

Precious Blood, Ocean of Divine Mercy: Flow upon us!

Precious Blood, most pure Offering: Procure for us every Grace!

Precious Blood, Hope and Refuge of sinners: Atone for us!

Precious Blood, Delight of holy souls: Draw us! Amen.

All Saints Day 1998 Home Page

Ave Maria from the Immaculate Heart of Mary site, a complete Marian devotional page.

Prayers to the Precious Blood Blessed and praised forevermore be Jesus Christ who has redeemed us with His Precious Blood.

The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Regina martyrum "Queen of Martyrs", a sermon by Cardinal Newman

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Protectress of the Unborn, one of the most beautiful websites I have found, this site is highly recommended by this webservant.

Blessed Frederic Ozanam, an Exemplary Life primary founder of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, which today includes 875,000 members in 47,000 conferences in 131 countries of five continents. His biography (1813-1853)

They Witnessed to Life in a Culture of Death homily of Pope John Paul II at the beatification of Bernhard Lichtenberg and Karl Leisner on June 23, 1996 in Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 1774-1821, foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph

St. Francis of Assisi 1181-1226

St. Gaspar, Founder of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood early in his life, he showed concern for the poor, at age 18, he organized the catechesis of orphans and children of the poor, and a night shelter for the homeless, resisted Napoleonic tyranny in the Papal States, was sent by the Pope to an area of great lawlessness and banditry, Sonino, in a last ditch effort to "save " the town before destruction by government authorities for its crimes. Gaspar organized "mission houses" in the roughest parts of the area, established churches and provided evangelism and catechesis in what we would today call the "bad parts of town". In two years, the bandit problem was under control. Introduction to the Gasparian Charism . . . Precious Blood Spirituality....The Precious Blood Community...

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha 1656-1680, "Lily of the Mohawk

St. Maximilian Kolbe, Novena Prayer

St. Martin de Porres 1579-1639

St. Teresa of Jesus, The Life

St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac Apostolates founded by St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac involve four major congregations and well over a million people today. The collaboration of these two great saints resulted in great gifts of innovations in ministry that continue to bless the world today. About St. Vincent de Paul following Christ, the evangelizer of the poor. St. Vincent de Paul -- Important Dates....Important Dates of St. Louise de Marillac co-founder of the Company of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul (1591-1660).

Three New Blesseds of importance to social justice beatified November 9, 1997, during the service, Pope John Paul II called upon Catholics everywhere to follow these Blesseds examples and "proclaim the social Gospel" of the Church: Vilmos Apor (1892 - 1945), a Hungarian bishop with a reputation for his service to the poor, especially during WW II, spoke out against persecution of the poor, his motto was "The Cross strengthens the weak and makes the strong gentle" He was murdered by Russian troops on Holy Saturday in 1945 when he refused to turn over 100 women hiding in his episcopal residence. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini (1839-1905), ordained Bishop of Plaisance in 1870, known for a major commitment to catechesis and to the poor, sold many of his own possessions (including his pectoral cross) to help the poor, founded an order of missionary nuns to minister to migrants, John Paul II referred to him as the "father of migrants". Maria Vicenta de Sainte-Dorothee Chavez Orozco 1867-1949, was born in Mexico and founded the Congregation of Servants of the Holy Trinity and the Poor in 1902; in 1914, when anti-clerical persecution began in Mexico, she refused to discontinue her charitable work among the poor, the aged, and the sick, established seven hospitals, clinics, and dispensaries.

Venerable Matthew Talbot patron of those with addictions.

Dorothy Day homily of Cardinal O'Connor on November 9, 1997, on the Idea of Sainthood and Dorothy Day (St. Patrick's Cathedral).

Centenary of Dorothy Day six articles collected by the Catholic Worker Roundtable.

Henriette Delille is the first US native-born African American whose cause for canonization has been officially opened by the Catholic Church. She was the founder of the Sisters of the Holy Family.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta access to the Missionaries of Charity website. Mother Teresa links. Mother Teresa: A Profile in Contradiction article from the Denver Catholic Register. Mother Teresa's works online

O great and holy Servants of God, look with concern upon the poor, and fill all Christians with your zeal in service to those who are rejected, despised, and persecuted.

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