Let's play 'Guess that Saint!'

My pre-VII Latin missal says Nov. 12th, which is the same day as we celebrate it on the Byzantine Catholic calendar. I wonder why it was moved to the 14th.

Interesting…my missal is pre VII also. The Novus Ordo calendar has it on the 12th.

Here’s an easy one:

Grandfather of our Lord.

St. Joachim

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Correct!
:innocent:

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You’re right! I just checked my 1925 Blessed Be God Latin missal and it says Nov. 14th. Mea culpa!

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Here’s another:

  1. Mother and three daughters
  2. All martyrs
  3. Their feast is U.S. Constitution Day.

A movie about this Catholic martyr, based on a play with the same title, won numerous Academy Awards including “Best Picture”, “Best Director” and “Best Actor”.

Name the saint.

St. Thomas Moore. A Man for All Seasons

Awesome movie, by the way.

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  1. He was a stigmatic.
  2. He was able to bilocate.
  3. He predicted to a saint already mentioned in this thread that the latter would become the Bishop of Rome.

St. Pio of Pietrelcina

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That’s correct!

  1. Was ordained simply because his superiors put the wrong person on a boat.
  2. Once hoisted a piano up a cliff by hand.
  3. Died when his body began to rot away from under him.

I’ll try one:

  1. Sold good junk so that others could go to school.
  2. Major communication issues with spouse.
  3. (Apocryphal?) May not have wanted to wed spouse because of spouse’s physical characteristics.

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