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Canton, Ohio 44718
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math St. Gregory the Great March 12 Gregory is widely considered the be the first medieval pope, and he was a prolific writer.

St. Louis de Marillac March 15 St Louise de Marillac and St. Vincent de Paul were good friends who supported each other in doing Godís work. Together they started the Daughters of Charity. This community of sisters helped Vincent in all his works of mercy. They worked in homes, hospitals, and wherever else there was a need. The Daughters of Charity are still helping people today.

St Katherine Drexel March 3 Patron of racial justice and philanthropists

St. Colette March 6. She was born in France on January 13, christened Nicolette, and called Colette. Orphaned at seventeen, she distributed her inheritance to the poor. In a response to a dream she was told to reform the Poor Clares. A branch of the Poor Clares is still known as the Collettines.

St. Perpetua and St. Felicity March 7 Patron of mothers, expectant mothers, ranchers and butchers

St. Dominic Savio March 9. As a small child, Dominic loved the Lord and His Church. He was very devout in practicing his Catholic faith. For example, he said grace before every meal and refused to eat with those who did not. He was always quick to encourage others to pray. Dominic was quickly recognized as an exceptional student who studied hard and performed well in school. He became an altar server. He also attended daily Mass and went to confession regularly. He asked to receive his first communion at the age of seven. This was not the practice in the Church of Italy at the time. Normally, children received their first holy communion at the age of twelve. Dominic's priest was so impressed with his intelligence concerning the faith, his love for the Lord and his piety that he made an exception. Dominic said that the day of his First Communion was the happiest day of his life.

St. Patrick March 17- St. Patrick was born in Britain around the year 400. His family was very religious, yet Patrick had little interest in God. As a teenager, Patrick was kidnapped by pirates and taken to Ireland. He was sold into slavery and worked as a shepherd for six years. Patrick was so lonely on the hillside that he turned often in prayer to Jesus and his Mother Mary. His life was hard but Patrick's trust in God grew stronger all the time. Six years later, he had a dream in which he was commanded to return to Britain. He saw this as a sign and escaped from Ireland. In Britain he studied to become a priest. Then Patrick had a strong feeling that he had to go back to Ireland to bring that pagan land of non-believers to Christ. At last his wish came true. He became a priest and then a bishop. Pope St. Celestine asked Patrick to go as a missionary and preach first in England then in Ireland. How happy he was to bring the



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