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Entries for September 2020

San Lorenzo Ruiz | Feast Day September 28
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz is the first Filipino saint. Also known as San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, he died a martyr in Nagasaki, Japan, on Sept. 29, 1637, at the age of 34. Accused of murdering a Spaniard in 1636, Ruiz boarded a ship carrying a group of missionaries to Formosa (Taiwan) and Japan. Ruiz accompanied his missionary companions to Nagasaki, where Christians were being persecuted due to Japan's wariness of foreign colonialism. According to accounts, the Japanese promised Ruiz that they would free him if he would denounce Christianity. He refused and was tortured,...

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You've Got Mail | Weekly Communication from the Parish
In an effort to keep you as informed of events and happenings that affect the parish, we use a weekly newletter each Friday morning to anyone who has registered to received it. At times, we use this same registration for important, immediate announcements as required.  If you would like to receive emails from St. Philip Neri, please register on the home page of our website (lower right side of the page). Your email will NOT be shared with anyone. Unsubscribe at any time. 

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