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St Jerome Emiliani

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St. Jerome was born in Venice of a noble family. After entering the military he was imprisoned for three years. It is believed that he was released from prison by the Blessed Mother. He then dedicated himself to a life of service. St. Jerome founded the Company of the Poor, clerks regular, which was approved by Pope Paul III in 1540. He is the Patron Saint of Abandoned Infants and Orphans.