Feast of St. John Mary Vianney, Confessor – Mass Propers

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Saturday in the eighth week after Pentecost – Feast of St. John Vianney- With a Commemoration Vigil of  St. Lawrence and St. Romanus, Martyrs

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St John Mary Vianney, Confessor                

St. John Mary Vianney was born at Dardilly, France, in 1786. He was a farm-hand until his nineteenth year, when he began his studies for the priesthood. His talents were poor, and his progress slow. He was ordained at Grenoble in 1815; he became parish priest of Ars in 1818. That little town was the scene of his marvelous labors until his holy death, August 4, 1859. He was canonized May 31, 1925, by Pope Plus XI. For forty years his food and sleep were insufficient to sustain human life; during the last ten years of his life he spent from sixteen to eighteen hours a day in the confessional. Enlightened by God…

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