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St. Dominic Savio

May 6

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

(1842-1857)

Although he died at the age of fourteen, Dominic, a student of St. John Bosco was canonized for his display of heroic virtue. He once stopped a fight by telling the fighting boys, who were his friends, to throw their stones at him instead. When-ever he heard someone abuse God’s name, he would say: “Blessed be the name of Jesus.”

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