Saint Simon of Crépy

Also known as

  • Simone

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Born to the nobility, he was raised in the court of William the Conqueror in Normandy, France. Count of Crépy, France. His family arranged two marriages for him, but Simon felt a call to religious life, gave up his title and wealth, became a monk at the Condat Abbey in the Jura Mountains, and lived for a while as a hermit. Served in the Roman Curia, and was known for his work as a peace-maker between warring factions.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Simon of Crépy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Martyrs of Valsery Abbey

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An unknown number of Premonstratensian monks at the Abbey of Notre-Dame de Valsery, Picardie, France who were martyred by Calvinists.

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MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Valsery Abbey“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Saint Colman of Clontibret

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Mentioned in some martyrologies, but no information has survived.

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Colman of Clontibret“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Saint Castus of Piacenza

Also known as

  • Casto

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Martyr.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Castus of Piacenza“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Saint Desiderius of Piacenza

Also known as

  • Desiderio

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Martyr.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Desiderius of Piacenza“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Saint Salonius of Geneva

Also known as

  • Salonio

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Son of Galla, who became a nun late in life, and of Saint Eucherius of Lyon; brother of Saint Veranus of Vence. Educated at Lérins Abbey where he became a monk. Bishop of Geneva, Switzerland in 439. Attended the Council of Orange in 441. Attended the Councils of Vaison in 442 and in 451. Supported the work of Pope Saint Leo the Great. Wrote Bible commentaries on the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes, and was so well known in theological and intellectual circles that other works of the time were dedicated to him.

Born

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Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Salonius of Geneva“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Saint Chariton of Palestine

Saint Chariton of PalestineAlso known as

  • Chariton the Confessor

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Hermit in the Kidron Valley near Jericho. His reputation for holiness atrracted so many would-be spiritual students that he retreated to the desert of Jericho. Founded the Souka abbey at wadi Chareitun near Bethlehem, Palestine, and served as its first abbot; he founded several houses in the desert of Judea. Known for spending his days in manual labour and prayer, fasting till after sunset, and even then eating little and plainly.

Born

Died

  • c.350 of natural causes at an advanced age

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Chariton of Palestine“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Blessed Chiara of the Resurrection

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Chiara of the Resurrection by Bertoni, date unknownMemorial

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Mercedarian nun at the monastery of the Assumption in Seville, Spain. Miracle worker.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Chiara of the Resurrection“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

Blessed Antonio de Torres

detail of a Blessed Antonio de Torres holy card by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

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Mercedarian friar known as a man wholly devoted to God. In Algiers in North Africa, he ransomed and freed 80 Christians who had been enslaved by Muslims.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Antonio de Torres“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>

patrons of Quito, Ecuador

coat of arms for San Francisco de Quito, EcuadorPatrons

MLA Citation

  • “patrons of Quito, Ecuador“. Patrons of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 September 2016. Web. 30 September 2016. <>