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Pope St Gregory VII 🗓

Pope St Gregory VII (1020 – 1085) was born in Tuscany and given the name Hildebrand. He became a monk, and assisted several successive Popes in reforming and purifying the Church. He was elected pope in 1073 and took the name of Gregory VII. He fought single-mindedly to free the Church from harmful influences and ...
25.May.2019

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Saint Paul VI, Pope 🗓

Pope St Paul VI (1897-1978) was born Giovanni Battista Montini on 26 September 1897 in the village of Concesio, in the province of Brescia, Lombardy, Italy. He was ordained priest on 29 May 1920 and worked in the Roman Curia, the Vatican civil service, until he was made Archbishop of Milan in 1954. He was ...
29.May.2019

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The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 🗓

The feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates the visit of Mary, the Mother of God, with the child Jesus in her womb, to her cousin Elizabeth. The visit took place when Elizabeth was herself six months’ pregnant with the forerunner of Christ, Saint John the Baptist. Arriving at the house of ...
31.May.2019