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  • St. Peter Canisius: Saint and Doctor of the Church

    Today, on the Traditional Calendar is the feast of the sixteenth century saint, St. Peter Canisius, Dutch Jesuit priest and Doctor of the Church. Troubled by the poor formation of the Catholic people he encountered on his travels, Fr. Canisius wrote a simple catechism that has been in print since he wrote it, a popular book for centuries: the Canisius catechism.…