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  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary
    St. Elizabeth of Hungary, patron of homeless, feast day to be celebrated
    The feast day of Elizabeth of Hungary will be celebrated on November 17th. Elizabeth was a Princess born in 1207 to King Andrew II of Hungary. She is the patron of homeless and Catholic Charities.At the age of six Elizabeth’s mother died,...
  • St. Francis with Christ on the Cross
    Feast day of St. Francis of Assisi to be celebrated
    The feast day of St. Francis of Assisi will be celebrated on October 4th.St. Francis was born in 1181 in Assisi, Italy. His father was Pietro di Bernardone, a wealthy cloth salesman. Francis was indifferent to school. He enjoyed good times with...
  • St. Clare of Assisi
    St. Clare of Assisi feast day to be celebrated
    The Catholic Church will celebrate the feast day of St. Clare on August 11th.St. Clare was born to a wealthy family in Assisi, Italy on July 16, 1194. At the age of 15 she refused to marry as her parents wished her to do. When she heard St....
  • St. Bonaventure
    St. Bonaventure feast day July 15th
    St. Bonaventure was born in 1218 in Bagnorgio, Latium. His name at birth was John of Fidanza. He was the son of a doctor. When he was young, he suffered from a serious illness. His distraught mother took him to St. Francis of Assisi to ask for...
  • Vinnies in Marin County, California
    Interview: Episcopal Franciscan Friars--being married is okay
    This is neither advertisement nor opinion piece, but a report on Episcopal Franciscans who as Friars may be married as well as single...married man to man,or manto woman. Please view the moving video about the St. Vincent de Paul dining room in...
  • Berkeley Wine Festival
    Celebrating at 2nd Annual Berkeley Wine Festival Opening Reception
    The Second Annual Berkeley Wine Festival got underway on Friday night with an Opening Reception featuring an evening filled with wine from around the globe, music and gourmet bites from renowned local chef's. The Claremont Hotel hosted the...