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27th February – Saint Anne Line

27th February – Saint Anne Line

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I am sentenced to die for harbouring a Catholic priest, and so far I am from repenting for having so done, that I wish, with all my soul, that where I have entertained one, I could have entertained a thousand - Saint Anne Line.

26th February – Saint Isabel of France

26th February – Saint Isabel of France

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“We beheld in Isabel a mirror of innocence, and at the same time an admirable model of penance, a lily of purity, a fragrant rose of patience and self-renunciation, and endless fountain of goodness and mercy,” wrote one of the court ladies.

24th February - Blessed Tommaso Maria Fusco

24th February - Blessed Tommaso Maria Fusco

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May work and suffering for God always be your glory and in your work and suffering, may God be your consolation on this earth, and your recompense in heaven. Patience is the safeguard and pillar of all the virtues - Blessed Tommaso Maria Fusco.

20th February -Saints Francisco Marto & Jacinta Marto

20th February -Saints Francisco Marto & Jacinta Marto

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I am happier than you are, because I have the Hidden Jesus within my heart - Saint Francisco Marto. Oh, my Jesus! This is for love of You, for the conversion of sinners, for the Holy Father, and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary - Saint Jacinta Marto

19th February – Saint Boniface of Lausanne

19th February – Saint Boniface of Lausanne

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Humility is the mother of many virtues. From it spring obedience, holy fear, reverence, patience, modesty, mildness, and peace; for, whoever is
humble easily obeys all, fears to offend any, maintains peace with all, shows himself affable to all, is submissive to all, does not offend or
displease any, and does not feel the insults which may ensue - St. Thomas of Villanova

17th February - The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

17th February - The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

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I have chosen you to be my first Servants, and under this name you are to till my Son’s Vineyard. Here, too, is the habit which you are to wear; its dark color will recall the pangs which I suffered on the day when I stood by the Cross of my only Son. Take also the Rule of Saint Augustine, and may you, bearing the title of my Servants, obtain the palm of everlasting life - From a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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