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Saint of the day

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Date 01 October

The Saint of the Day presents a daily calendar of Saints remembered by the Church and featured in the Vatican calendar. The pages feature the stories of the great witnesses of Christian life through the centuries, lighting our way on our journey of faith. 

St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Carmelite, Virgin Doctor of the Church, Patron of the Missions

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Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, , whom the Church celebrates on October 1 of each year, is patroness of missionaries and of France. In 1997, Pope St. John Paul II proclaimed her a Doctor of the Church: only the third woman to receive the honor, after Sts. Catherine of Siena and Teresa of Avila.  

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