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Saint of the Day

January 29 — St. Francis de Sales; Bishop, Confessor, & Doctor

     Francis was born of noble and pious parents, near Annecy, 1566, and studied with brilliant success at Paris and Padua. On his return from Italy he gave up the grand career which his father had marked out for him in the service of the state, and became a priest.

Mass of the Day

January 29 - St. Francis de Sales, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor

Introit: Ecclesiasticus xv. 5

    In the midst of the Church the Lord opened his mouth: and He filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding: He clothed him with a robe of glory. ‍Ps. It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing Thy