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St. Isidore

Isidore was born in 1070 in Madrid, Spain. His family was poor, and he labored as a farmer on the land owned by a rich man named John de Vergas. He was very pious and such a good worker that de Vergas allowed him to worship daily in the chapel

Maria Stein Shrine (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
In light of the recent flooding and poor farming conditions, we will be holding a special prayer service to venerate the relics of St. Isidore (Patron Saint of Farmers) and St. Gregory Thaumaturgus (Miracle Worker and Patron Saint of Flooding). So many businesses, homes and farms have been affected. We

Friday, June 19, 2009 The annual farm Mass in the St. Marys and Sidney deaneries drew more than 200 people to Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Newport on May 15.