St Catherine of Siena + 29.April (translated from 25.March 1347)

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Saint Catherine of Siena

Holy Virgin of Montserrat + 27.April

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madonna of montserrat

Our Lady of Good Counsel + 26.April

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Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pasquale Sarullo

St Barbara, virgin, martyr + 4.December 3rd or 4th century

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St Barbara_____________________________________________________________________

Blessed Saint Barbara
In heaven thou has written
on paper with holy water
on the arch above the cross
three times: amen Jesus, amen Jesus amen Jesus.

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+ Ada

+Bernard degli Uberti

Clement of Alexandria

John of Damascus

Nicholas Ferrar

Osmund

Sigiramnus

 
R.I.P.

1993— Frank Zappa, musician

1976 – Benjamin Britten, composer

1975– Hannah Arendt, political theorist

 

St Francis Xavier + 3.December 1552

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Francis Xavier

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+Saint Birinus

+Pope Anastasius IV

R.I.P.

1999 – Madeline Kahn, actress, comedienne

1894 – Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

St Stylianos of Paphlagonia + 26.November 7th century

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+John Berchmans

+Pope Siricius

+Sylvester Gozzolini

R.I.P.

Victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks

 

Thomas Tallis, composer + 23.November 1585

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+ Alexander Nevsky

+Columbanus

+Felicitas of Rome

+Pope Clement I

R.I.P.

Mary Whitehouse, social activist— 2001

Roald Dahl, author— 1990

Merle Oberon, actress— 1979

Giovanni Brunero, cyclist— 1934

St Cecilia, martyr + 22.November 2nd century

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R.I.P

Anthony Burgess, author— 1993

Mae West, actress— 1980

C. S. Lewis, author, theologian— 1963

John F. Kennedy, 1963

Aldous Huxley, author— 1963

Arthur Stanley Eddington, astrophysicist— 1944

Jack London, novelist— 1916

Blackbeard, pirate— 1718

John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury— 1694

 

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin + 21.November

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MATER AMABILIS

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+Pope Gelasius I

 

R.I.P.

Willem Jacob Luyten, astronomer— 1994

Sir C. V. Raman, physicist— 1970

Henrietta Vinton Davis, activist, dramatist, impersonator— 1941

Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, priest, activist— 1861

Henry Purcell, sacred composer— 1695

 

 

St Edmund, martyr + 20. November 869

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+St Bernward of Hildesheim

 

R.I.P

Maud, Queen of Norway — 1938

Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, novelist, thinker, Christian-anarchist —1910

Zumbi, captive slave, freedom fighter —1695