January 19, 2010

⛪ On January 19

πŸ“° St. Albert of Cashel (British, 7th Century)

πŸ“° Bl. Andrew Grego of Peschiera [Andrea] (Italian, Dominican  friar, missionary, miracle worker, died at about age 85 in 1485 [beatified 1820])

πŸ“° Bl. Anthony Fatati of Ancona [Antonio] (Italian, bishop, d. 1484)

πŸ“° St. Arcontius of Viviers (French, bishop, martyred c. 9th Century)

πŸ“° St. Arsenius of Corstantinople (Turkish, convert from Judaism, bishop of Corfu, died in Greece in about 959)

πŸ“° St. Bassian of Lodi (Sicilian, bishop, d. 413)

πŸ“° Bl. Beatrice of Lens [Beatrix] (French, Cistercian  nun, c. 1216)

πŸ“° St. Blaithmaic of Iona (Irish, abbot, martyred [hacked to pieces] by pagan Danes in England c. 823)

πŸ“° St. Branwallader of Jersey (Irish or Welsh, monk, bishop, 6th Century?)
King St. Canute IV [Knud] (Danish, monarch, supporter of missionaries to the Danes, died at about age 46 in 1086 [canonized 1101])

πŸ“° St. Catellus of Castellamare (Italian, bishop, 9th Century)

πŸ“° St. Contestus of Bayeux (French, bishop, c. 510)

πŸ“° St. Fillan of Pittenweem (Irish, monk, hermit, abbot, c. 777)

πŸ“° St. Firminus of Gabales (French, bishop)

πŸ“° St. Germanicus of Smyrna (from Asia Minor [now called Turkey], youth, martyred [thrown to beasts] in 156)

πŸ“° St. Henry of Uppsala (English, missionary in Scandinavia, bishop, martyred [by axe] in Finland c. 1156 [canonized 1158])

πŸ“° Bl. Joseph Nascimbeni of Torri di Benaco [Giuseppe] (Italian, parish priest, founded Little Sisters of the Holy Family, died at age 70 in 1922 [beatified 1988])

πŸ“° St. Joseph Sebastian Pelczar of Korczyna [JΓ³zef] (Polish, bishop of Przemysl, died at age 82 in 1924 [beatified 1991, canonized 2003]) [commemorated by some on March 28]

πŸ“° St. Lomer of Corbion (French, shepherd, hermit, abbot, d. 593)

πŸ“° Bl. Marcellus Spinola y Maestre of Madrid [Marcelo] (Spanish, cardinal archbishop of Seville, died at age 71 in 1906 [beatified 1987])

πŸ“° Sts. Marius, Martha, Abachum, and Audifax (Persian, parents and two children, tortured and martyred [father and sons beheaded, mother drowned] on pilgrimage in Rome c. 270)

πŸ“° St. Nathalan of Aberdeen (Scottish, bishop of Tullicht, d. 678)

πŸ“° Sts. Paul, Gerontius, Januarius, Saturninus, Successus, Julius, Catus, Pia, and Germana (North African, martyred in 2nd Century)

πŸ“° St. Pontian of Spoleto (Italian, martyred in 169)

πŸ“° St. Remigius of Rouen (French, archbishop, c. 772)

πŸ“° St. Thomas Placidi of Cori [Tommaso] [baptized Francesco Antonio (Francis Anthony)] (Italian, shepherd, Franciscan  priest, died at age 73 in 1729 [beatified 1786, canonized 1999]) [commemorated by some on January 11] 

πŸ“° St. Wulstan of Worcester (English, Benedictine  prior, bishop for 32 years, died at about age 86 in 1095 [canonized 1203]) [On English "particular calendar"]

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