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  • August 20: St. Bernard of Clairvaux

    Today, the Roman Catholic Church honors St. Bernard of Clairvaux (b. 1090- d. 1153).  St. Bernard was devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and advised the following: In dangers, in doubts, in difficulties, think of Mary, call upon Mary. Let not her name depart from your lips, never suffer it to leave your heart. And that you may obtain the…