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June is Cancer Awareness Month

I’m sure we all know someone who has cancer. Maybe even you have it yourself. Sometimes it seems like this illness is everywhere. These are a few of the people I know who have been affected by this disease and whom I pray for every day – our former babysitter who as a young mother […]

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St Peregrine – Patron Saint of Cancer Patients

St Peregrine was born in 1260 in Forli, Italy.  There was a great deal of religious strife in this area when he was young, and during a popular revolt he struck St Philip Benizi, the papal mediator, in the face.  St Philip calmly turned the other cheek and forgave him.  Upon seeing this example, Peregrine was […]