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St Józef Bilczewski (March 20) was outspoken in promoting the infinite love of God during the First World War

Announcement of Death to St Seraphina by St Gregory the Great, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio

The disfigured, kind-hearted saint

St Seraphina (March 12) was devoted to St Gregory the Great

St Agnes serves an invalid in this painting by the Bohemian Master of the year 1482

St Agnes of Bohemia (March 2) is honoured as the Saint of the overthrow of Communism

St Walburga (February 25) was educated by the nuns of Wimborne Abbey in Dorset

The Seven Holy Founders (February 17) met at a pious fraternity devoted to Mary

Sudanese children in a displaced persons camp stand in front of a mural of St Josephine

The saint who was sold as a slave

St Josephine Bakhita (February 8) was renowned for her love of children

St Ansgar (February 3) saw a vision of his mother in heaven with the Virgin Mary

St Angela’s life was shaped by dramatic visions, including one of her sister in heaven

The saint who dyed her hair in soot

St Angela Merici (January 27) was beatified in 1768

St Sebastian Thrown into the Cloaca Maxima (1612) by Lodovico Carracci

St Sebastian (January 20) was captain in the Praetorian Guard

St Anthony the Great was tempted by boredom, laziness and phantom women in the desert

St Anthony the Great (January 17) was one of the most influential people in the early Church