January 12, 2010

⛪ On January 12

πŸ“° St. Aelred of Rievaulx (English, nobleman, Cistercian  abbot, spiritual writer, died at about age 58 in 1167) [On English "particular calendar" for today, but commemorated by some on February 3]

πŸ“° St. Anthony Mary Pucci of Poggione de Vernio [Antonio Maria] [baptized Eustacchio (Eustace)] ["Il Curatino"] (Italian, peasant, Servite  parish priest, died at age 73 in 1892 [beatified 1952, canonized 1962])

πŸ“° St. Arcadius of Caesarea (Mauritanian, tortured and martyred [limbs chopped off] c. 302)
St. Benedict Biscop of Northumbria (British, nobleman, Benedictine  abbot, died at about age 61 c. 690)

πŸ“° St. Bernard Latini of Corleone [Bernardo] [baptized Filippo (Philip)] (Sicilian, shoemaker, swordsman and duelist, Capuchin  brother, died at age 61 in 1667 [beatified 1768, canonized 2001]) [commemorated by some on the 19th]

πŸ“° St. Caesaria of Arles (French, sister of St. Caesarius, abbess, c. 530)

πŸ“° Holy Martyrs of Ephesus (from Asia Minor [now called Turkey], forty-two monks, opposed iconoclasts, martyred c. 762)

πŸ“° Holy Marytrs of Iona (Irish, thirty-eight monks, martyred in 750)

πŸ“° St. John of Ravenna (Italian, bishop, d. 494)

πŸ“° Bl. John Caspar Kratz of Duren [Johann Kaspar], Bl. Emmanuel d'Abreu of Arouca, Bl. 

πŸ“° Bartholomew Alvarez of Braganza [BartholomΓ©], and Bl. Vincent da Cunha [Vincente] (one German and three Portuguese, Jesuit  missionaries, martyred by beheading in Vietnam in 1737) [d'Abreu was about age 29]

πŸ“° St. Margaret Bourgeoys of Troyes [Marguerite] (French, teacher, foundress and superior of Congregation of Notre Dame, died in Canada at age 79 in 1700 [beatified 1950, canonized 1982]) 

πŸ“° [Memorial on Canadian "particular calendar" today, but commemorated by some on the 19th]

πŸ“° St. Martin of LeΓ³n (Spanish, Augustinian  priest, died at about age 73 in 1203)

πŸ“° Bl. Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung of Sampran (Thai, priest, martyred at age 48 in 1944 [beatified 2000])

πŸ“° St. Probus of Verona (Italian, bishop, d. 591)

πŸ“° St. Satyrus (Arab, martyred in 267)

πŸ“° St. Tatiana (Roman, martyred [thrown to beasts in amphitheater] c. 230)

πŸ“° Sts. Tigirius and Eutropius of Constantinople (from Asia Minor, priest and lector, tortured, c. 404)

πŸ“° St. Victorian of Asan (Italian, abbot, died in Spain c. 560)

πŸ“° Sts. Zoticus, Rogatus, Modestus, Castulus, and companions (African, at least forty soldiers, martyred) 

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