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A first-class relic from the beard of St. Padre Pio, whose memorial we celebrate today.
St. Padre Pio, pray for us!
(photo cred: etverbumcarofactumest)

A first-class relic from the beard of St. Padre Pio, whose memorial we celebrate today.

St. Padre Pio, pray for us!

(photo cred: etverbumcarofactumest)

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“Joseph Audo was elected Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church on July 28, 1847 and confirmed by Pope Pius IX on September 11, 1848. He is also remembered as Joseph VI, considering Mar Augustine Hindi with the name of Joseph V.”

Those Chaldean Catholics really know how to rock the facial hair!!! :)

Joseph Audo was elected Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church on July 28, 1847 and confirmed by Pope Pius IX on September 11, 1848. He is also remembered as Joseph VI, considering Mar Augustine Hindi with the name of Joseph V.”


Those Chaldean Catholics really know how to rock the facial hair!!! :)

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How cool is this Catholic stamp? It is simply beardtastic!

How cool is this Catholic stamp? It is simply beardtastic!

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Ike Ndolo, a Catholic musician who writes Christian contemporary songs. 

Ike Ndolo, a Catholic musician who writes Christian contemporary songs. 

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Saint Athanasius, author of the Anthanasian Creed, which stresses that the Holy Trinity is one God, but three distinct Persons. 

Saint Athanasius, author of the Anthanasian Creed, which stresses that the Holy Trinity is one God, but three distinct Persons. 

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Catholic speaker Mike Patin and his finely-shaped moustache.

Catholic speaker Mike Patin and his finely-shaped moustache.

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Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.

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Saint Augustine, known as the “Great Convert,” produced theological writings in the 4th century A.D. Among them are Confessions and City of God. No word on whether Augustine sported a beard before his conversion.

Saint Augustine, known as the “Great Convert,” produced theological writings in the 4th century A.D. Among them are Confessions and City of God. No word on whether Augustine sported a beard before his conversion.

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Deacon James Keating is a theologian and Director of Theological Formation for the Institute for Priestly Formation in Omaha, Nebraska.

Deacon James Keating is a theologian and Director of Theological Formation for the Institute for Priestly Formation in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Fr. Dan Lenz is a Benedictine monk at Mount Michael Abbey in Elkhorn, Nebraska.

Fr. Dan Lenz is a Benedictine monk at Mount Michael Abbey in Elkhorn, Nebraska.

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