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Christine Taylor, Director
catechetics@padiocese.ca  
306-922-4747 ext. 227

May Saints

St. Athanasius -  May   2

St. Athanius is patron saint of the defense of the faith.

St.   Philip   and    St.   James -    May   3

St.   Philip   is the patron saint of hatters, pastry chefs, and bakers  .

St. James the Lesser is the patron saint of pharmacists.

St. Francois de Laval -    May   6

St. Francois de Laval is the  patron saint of   the    Bishops of Canada.

St. John of   Avila - May 10

St. Matthias -   May   18

St. Matthias    is the  patron   saint carpenters, tailors, those with smallpox, and in prayers for perseverence and for hope.

St. John I    -   May   18

St. John I    is the  patron   saint of catechists.

 St. Eugene de Mazenod    -   May  21

St. Eugene de Mazenod    is the   patron saint of dysfunctional families.

St. Christopher Magallanes   -   May 21

St. Christopher  Magallanes    is the   patron saint of cancers.

St.   Rita of   Cascia     -   May 22

St.  Rita of Cascia is the patron saint of heartbroken women, specifically for sterility, abuse victims, loneliness, marriage difficulties, parenthood, widows, and bodily ills.

St. Bede, the Venerable    - May    25

St. Bede the Venerable is the   patron saint of scholars and historians.

St. Gregory   V VI    -   May   25

St. Gregory   V VI   is the patron saint of the Diocese of Sovana.

St. Mary   Magdalene   de    Pazzi -  May 25

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Credit:   Saints Fun Facts: St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Copyright: (C)  2009 John Sheppard - Distributed by Catholic Online -
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Click here to download a   St.Mary Magdalene de Pazzi colouring page

St. Pius   V   - May 1

Pope Pius V is the patron saint of  Bosco Marengo, Italy.

St. Joseph the Worker - May   1

St. Joseph is the patron saint of workers.

Click   here   to   download   a    St.    Joseph the   Worker   colouring sheet.

In Spain, St. John of Avila is he honoured as the patron saint of diocesan priests.

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