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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Saint Cajetan - August 7 (Patron Saint of the Unemployed)


Saint Cajetan was born in 1480 at Vicenza, Italy. He studied law at the University of Padua receiving his degree at the age of 24.  He became a priest and founded the Theatine order on September 14, 1524 in Rome. Saint Cajetan dedicated himself to missions among the poor, he died in 1547.  

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Painting of Saint Cajetan by Francesco Solimena
 from Wikipedia 

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