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St. Dymphna

St. Dymphna was the Christian daughter of a 7th century pagan king. He murdered her when she refused to enter into an incestuous marriage with him. Patron of the nervous and emotionally ill, she is venerated each year on May 15.

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St. Peregrine

St. Peregrine is patron of all who are afflicted with cancer, foot ailments, or any incurable disease. He was a native of Forli in Italy and died in the year 1345 at the age of 85.

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Become a Supporter

Support the continuing Mission and Ministry of Franciscan Mission Associates to provide the Spiritual and Financial assistance for the Missions and ministries of the Friars of the Franciscan Province of the Immaculate Conception.

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St. Jude

St. Jude is celebrated as a patron of hopeless cases, and in things almost despaired of. He is usually pictured with a book or pen because of his epistle in the New Testament. The club indicates his martyr's death and the flame above his head the inspiration and assistance of the Holy Spirit.

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St. Anthony

St. Anthony of Padua, a native of Portugal, was born in Lisbon, in the year 1195. When he was 15, he joined the Canon Regular of St. Augustine and remained a monk for ten years.

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St. Anthony's Burse - Educating and Assisting Young Seminarians

Not every home is fortunate enough to count a Priest among its children, but every family can have its “own Priest” by helping a student towards the Sacred Priesthood. Your family can have its “own Franciscan Father” by contributing to St. Anthony’s Burse, thus sharing the upkeep of a student.

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Medical Aid for the Poor and Sick in Mission Lands

Both young children and the aged are suffering from terrible diseases seldom heard of in our own country. Yes, they can be cured and their lives saved with proper medical attention in our missions.

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Novenas

Let us pray for your needs and intentions – you and your members of your family, both living and deceased, will be remembered in the novenas celebrated for your intentions and in the masses offered each day for you.

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Franciscan Missions in Central America

The Franciscan Missions in Central America depend on you more than you realize. Our friar Missionaries depend on you for your spiritual and material support to carry on the mission task. By word and sacrament as well as by their example in care of the poor and afflicted, our friars are God’s representatives and yours.

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Franciscan Milk Fund for Mission Children

Help a child today to be stronger in body and mind, better able to resist germs and parasites, and to develop the way God intended all children to grow.

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Franciscan Missionaries

Franciscan Missionaries meet the poor and afflicted living in hovels with dirt floors and leaking straw roofs each day. They see the sick children, mothers without food, fathers without work and children in rags without strength to pray or learn.

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St. Anthony's Bread

This devotion to St. Anthony goes back to the Thirteenth Century. It is a source of many favors and graces and is of great aid to the poor and needy.

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My Rosary Companion

To enrich your Rosary devotions, download your free Rosary Companion now. Mystery by mystery, joyful, sorrowful, glorious, and luminous, the Rosary is a recitation of our core beliefs expressed through prayer, and our booklet highlights them all.

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Light a Candle

The offering of a burning candle before our altars and shrines is an act of prayer to God, our blessed Mother, or the saints.

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Monthly Giving - A little goes a long way!

Your help permits our friars to open clinics schools and community centers, to repair and rebuild churches, and to assist those who are without hope in our missions in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

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Saint Anthony Mission League

YOU, members of your family, and friends, both living and deceased, can be permanently associated with the St. Anthony Mission League of Franciscan Mission Associates. Such perpetual membership enrollments are now widely used as spiritual gifts.

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Perpetual Enrollments

You and members of your family, both living and deceased, can be permanently associated with the Franciscan friars by perpetual enrollments in both the Franciscan Missionary Union and in the Franciscan Benefactors’ Association.

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