Saturday, August 25, 2007

Saturday Basics

Optional Memorials of St. Louis of France and St. Joseph Calasanz, priest

Today's Mass Readings

On This Day in Catholic History:

325 The First Council of Nicea closed.

1270 King Louis IX of France died on a crusade in Tunis (b. 25 April 1215).

Birthdays:

1624 - François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)

1905 - St. Faustina Kowalska, Polish mystic (d. 1938)

1916 - Van Johnson, American Actor

1921 - Monty Hall, Canadian-born game show host

1946 - Rollie Fingers, American baseball player

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