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Saint Raymond

Dubbed as nonnatus (unborn) because he was removed from his dead mother’s womb via a Caesarian section, Saint Raymond began his life in Catalonia, Spain.  He spent his early years with his earthly father, but felt he was called to spend his life serving God. When he was in his early  ...

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Hecate

Though our knowledge of her in the west is primarily from Greek mythology, her name means ‘influence from afar’ and it is likely that Hecate is a much older goddess that the Greeks borrowed from another culture and made their own.  Zeus himself was in such awe of her that he allowed  ...

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Saint Cyprian

The Saint Cyprian venerated today is really a fusion of two individual saints with the same name, Saint Cyprian of Antioch and Saint Cyprian of Carthage.  It’s easy to see how the two became entangled over the years, when you consider that they had a great number of similarities including  ...

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Basic Spring Cleaning

Even if you keep your wards current and are in the habit of casting frequent protection spells, the importance of spring cleaning can’t be emphasised enough.  After months of having you hanging out inside with windows and doors mostly closed to minimise the effects of the cold wintry  ...

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Saint Alexius

Born in Rome, the only son of a Roman senator, Alexius had his wedding arranged by his parents practically from his youth. Because they were kind and considerate, Alexius could not bring himself to tell his parents that he had no interest in taking on an earthly bride.  He believed that God had  ...

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