Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Brief History of Australia Day


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The tradition of having Australia Day as a national holiday on 26 January is a recent one. Not until 1935 did all the Australian states and territories use that name to mark that date. Not until 1994 did they begin to celebrate Australia Day consistently as a public holiday on that date….-Via http://www.australiaday.org.au/australia-day/history/

Image result for Australian Flag PrintableHappy Australia Day!

Feast of St. Francis de Sales


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Feastday: January 24

Patron of Catholic writers, the Catholic press, the deaf, journalists, adult education

Birth: August 21, 1567

Death: December 28, 1622

Beatified By: January 8, 1661 by Pope Alexander VII

Canonized By: April 19, 1665 by Pope Alexander VII

to learn more click here: http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=51