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St. Jerome

Sophronius Jerome(Hieronymus in Latin), Son of Eusebius, was born of Christina Parents at Stridon, extreme north-east of modern Italy, around the year 347. At the age of 12 he was sent to Rome for studies. He probably belonged to the upper class, and so received a good education in grammar, literature and rhetoric. He became a catechumen and in 306, at the age of 19, on Easter Day, received Baptism from Pope Liberius.

Jerome became a master of the Latin language and could use it with great effect. Jerome travelled in quest of Knowledge. In Rome he made the vow of celibacy. At the age of 38, Jerome was ordained priest by Patriarch Paulinus. In Bethlehem in the moastery of men, he completed the Latin version of the Bible, translating the Old Testament from the Greek and giving spiritual and Scriptural homilies. Jerome had a lively affection, penetration knowledge and a deep reverence for Holy Scripture. He was fully convinced that Christian Christian life should be illumined and guided by the Word of God. He famous saying, :Ignorance of the Scriptures is the innorance of Christ,”.

We do notk now how St. Jerome spent his last days. On 30th September 420 he peacefully left of his well-merited reward in heaven. The feast of St. Jerome is a veritable wake-up call for all of us to read and meditate the Word of God and to live in its light.

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21-0496 CHRISTYBELL ARAUJO
21-0510 FRANCIS CASTELINO
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21-0523 SANTOSH FERNANDES
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21-0576 DONALD MARTIS
21-0587 ANTONY GOMEZ
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21-0611 NIGEL PINTO
21-0612 ABEL  CORREA
21-0615 JUDITH AMARA
21-0622 LUIZA DIAS
21-0623 JACINTA JOSEPH
21-0638 LOUIS CARLO
21-0653 DERICK RODRIGUES
21-0662 JEROME LOBO
21-0678 GABRIEL D'MELLO
21-0681 ALEXANDER COUTINHO
21-0687 SUNIL D'SOUZA
21-0693 JACINTHA REGO
21-0698 NAVIN D'SOUZA
21-0702 JULIET FERNANDES
21-0720 ARUN A D'SOUZA
21-0721 AMIT JADHAV
21-0723 SEBASTINA GUDINHO
21-0751 MEHAR JAYAPAUL
21-0752 RAJU KURIAKOSE VARGHESE
21-0755 RAYMOND D'SOUZA
21-0756 SANDEEP MAKWANA
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21-0768 VINOD D'CUNHA
21-0772 ANTONIO D'SOUZA
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