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« on: November 03, 2015, 05:44:21 PM »

                    Saint John Berchmans is the patron saint of altar servers.     
                      He lived from 1599 to 1621. He was born in the city of Diestnature, Belgium.     
                      When John was about seven years old, he served two or three Masses a day.         
                      John was a Jesuit seminarian. He was canonized in 1888.
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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2015, 06:21:33 PM »

                 The feast day of Saint John Berchmans is November 26.     
                 In 1615, John entered the Jesuit College at Malines. In 1616, he became a Jesuit novice.   
                 In 1618 John was sent to Rome, Italy to continue his studies.
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2015, 06:19:24 AM »

St. John Berchmans, pray for us!

There is nothing like mass several times a day!!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2018, 05:03:54 PM »

                     Saint John Berchmans was known for his devotion to the Blessed Sacrament and to Our Lady,       
                       to whom he composed a Chaplet in honor of her Immaculate Conception.     
                             
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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2019, 05:33:17 PM »

                           John Berchmans was named John in honor of Saint John the Baptist.   
                           John enrolled in the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin at the college at Malines (Mechelen).
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« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2020, 08:36:03 PM »

John Berchmans requested that after ordination as a priest he could become a chaplain in the army, hoping to become martyred in the battlefield.
     
 
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2021, 03:37:45 PM »

Saint John Berchman's feast day was November 26 until 1969. After 1969 it was August 13.
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