January 11, 2010

⛪ On January 11

πŸ“° St. Alexander of Fermo (Italian, bishop, martyred c. 250)

πŸ“° St. Anastasius of Castel Sant'Elia (Italian, Benedictine  abbot, c. 570)

πŸ“° Bl. Ann Mary Janer Anglarill of Cervera [Ana MarΓ­a] (Spanish, virgin, founded Sisters of the 

πŸ“° Holy Family of Urgell, died at age 84 in 1885 [beatified 2011])

πŸ“° St. Boadin (Irish, Benedictine  hermit in France)

πŸ“° St. Brandan (Irish, abbot in France)

πŸ“° Sts. Ethenea and Fidelmia of Connaught (Irish, princesses, disciples of St. Patrick, d. 433)

πŸ“° St. Frances de Sales Aviat of Sezanne [FranΓ§oise de Sales] [baptized Leonie] ["God's Little Instrument"] (French, co-foundress and superior of Sister Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales, exiled from France, died in Italy at age 69 in 1914 [beatified 1992, canonized 2001])

πŸ“° Bl. Francis Rogaczewski of Lipinki [Franciszek] (Polish, diocesan priest, martyred by Nazis at Stutthof [Germany] at age 37 in 1940 [beatified 1999])

πŸ“° St. Honorata of Pavia (Italian, nun, c. 500)

πŸ“° Pope St. Hyginus (Greek, elected to papacy in 138, reigned until death [presumably martyred] in 142)

πŸ“° St. Leucius of Brindisi (Egyptian, bishop in Italy, c. 180)

πŸ“° St. Palaemon of Tabennisi (Egyptian, spiritual father of St. Pachomius among earliest desert hermits, d. 325)

πŸ“° Sts. Paldo, Taso, and Tato, of Benevento (Italian, biological brothers, Benedictine  abbots [succeeding each other], died c. 720, 729, 739)

πŸ“° Sts. Peter, Severus, and Leucius, of Alexandria (Egyptian, martyred c. 309)

πŸ“° St. Salvius of Amiens (French, bishop, c. 625)

πŸ“° St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch of Garissus (Cappadocian [from what is now part of Turkey], hermit in Palestine, abbot, died at age 105 in 529)

πŸ“° St. Vitalis of Gaza (Egyptian, hermit, missionary to prostitutes of Alexandria, c. 625)

πŸ“° Bl. William Carter of London (English, married layman, printer's apprentice, tortured and martyred [drawn, hanged, quartered] under Elizabeth I in 1584 [beatified 1987])

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