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Index of Saints – V

Index To Saints

To find a saint, click on the first letter of the Saint’s name

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Below is an alphabetical listing Saints whose feasts are celebrated in the Roman Catholic Liturgical Cycle and Patron Saints. There is a brief description describing each Saint and they are listed in alphabetical order.

St. John Mary VianneyFeast: August 4th (Obligatory Memorial)

Born: 1786 — Died: 1859 — Canonized: 1925 Roman Calendar: Yes — Roman Canon: No — Other: St. John was born at Lyons in 1786 A.D. He is universally known as the Curé de Ars. St. John was accustomed to hearing confession for 16 hours a day of people from all over the world. He was a compassionate confessor and spiritual counselor. St. John died in 1859. He is the Patron Saint of Priests.

St. VincentFeast: January 22nd (Optional Memorial)

Born: Unknown — Died: 304 — Canonized: Unknown Roman Calendar: Yes — Roman Canon: No — Other: St. Vincent was born in Huesca, Spain. He is one of the great deacons of the Church. St. Vincent suffered martyrdom in 300 A.D. for his defense of Christianity. He is the Patron Saint of Vintners and Wine Growers.

St. Vincent de PaulFeast: September 27 (Obligatory Memorial)

 

Born: 1581 — Died: 1660 — Canonized: 1737 Roman Calendar: Yes — Roman Canon: No — Other: St. Vincent de Paul was born in Gascony in 1581 A.D. He completed his studies and became a parish priest in Paris. St. Vincent founded the “Congregation of the Mission” to help with the formation of priests and provide help to the poor. Also, he founded the “Congregation of the Daughters of Charity” with the help of Saint Louise de Marillac. St. Vincent died in 1660 A.D. He is the Patron Saint of Charitable Societies.

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