January 14, 2010

⛪ On January 14

πŸ“° Bl. Amadeus of Clermont (French, nobleman, Cistercian  monk, c. 1150)

πŸ“° St. Datius of Milan (Italian, bishop, d. 552)

πŸ“° St. Euphrasius (African, bishop)

πŸ“° St. Felix of Nola (Italian, priest, tortured, helped by an angel to escape, d. 260)

πŸ“° St. Felix of Rome (Italian, priest)

πŸ“° Sts. Isaias, Sabas, and thirty-six companions, of Mt. Sinai (monks, martyred by pagan Arabs in 309)

πŸ“° Bl. Lazarus Pillai of Kanyakumari [Christian name in Tamil: Devasahayam] [pre-Christian name: Nilakandan] (Asian Indian, layman of Nair caste, palace official, convert from Hinduism, tortured for three years, martyred by Hindu king at age 39 in 1752 [beatified 2012])

πŸ“° St. Macrina the Elder of Neocaesarea (from Asia Minor [now called Turkey], widow, mother of one saint and grandmother of four [including St. Basil the Great], c. 340)

πŸ“° Bl. Odo of Novara (Italian, Carthusian  prior in Croatia, chaplain to convent in Italy, died at about age 95 in 1200 [beatified 1859]) [commemorated by his order on October 13]

πŸ“° Bl. Odoric Mattiuzzi of Villanova [Odorico] [also known as Odoric of Pordenone] (Italian, Franciscan  hermit, missionary [in China, Tibet, Indonesia, Ceylon, Iraq], died at about age 46 in 1331 [beatified 1775])

πŸ“° Bl. Peter Donders of Tilburg [Pietje] (Dutch, missionary priest in South America, joined Redemptorists at age 57, died in Surinam at age 77 in 1887 [beatified 1982])

πŸ“° Holy Martyrs of Raithu (Egyptian, hermits, martyred c. 510)
Bl. Roger of Todi [Ruggiero] (Italian, Franciscan  priest, spiritual director of a Poor Clare convent, d. 1237)

πŸ“° Sts. Simeon Barsabbae, Shahdost, Barbashmin, and sixteen companions, of Seleucia-Ctesiphon (Persian, three bishops and others, tortured and martyred between 341 and 346)

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