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Feast of St. Boniface

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Saint_Boniface

Every American knows about the Feast of St. Patrick, and most believe the Irish deserve to have green beer once a year because they are the largest immigrant group in the American Catholic Church.  Except that the largest immigrant group in the American Catholic Church is, in fact, the Germans.  More from Melissa Musick after the jump:

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Ugandan Martyrs’ Day

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Ugandan Martyrs Day

Today is the feast day of St. Charles Lwanga and companions, the Martyrs of Uganda. Millions of pilgrims come to the Ugandan Marytrs’ Shrine in Namugongo. Anna Keating was there. More after the jump:

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