January 22, 2010

⛪ On January 22

πŸ“° St. Vincent of Zaragoza (Spanish, deacon, tortured and martyred in 304)

πŸ“° St. Anastasius [pre-Christian name: Magundat] (Persian, soldier, monk, martyred by strangling in 628)

πŸ“° St. Blaesilla of Rome (Italian, widow, disciple of St. Jerome, died at about age 20 in 383)

πŸ“° St. Brithwold of Sarum (British, Benedictine  monk, bishop of Ramsbury for fifty years, d. 1045)

πŸ“° St. Dominic of Sora [Domenico] (Italian, Benedictine  abbot, died at about age 80 in 1031)

πŸ“° Sts. Francis Gil de Federich of Tortosa [Francisco] and Matthew Alphonse Leciniana of Navas del Rey [Mateo Alonso] (Spanish, Dominican  priests, missionaries in Philippines, martyred [both at about age 42] by beheading in Vietnam in 1744 and 1745 [beatified 1906, canonized 1988])

πŸ“° St. Gaudentius of Novara (Italian, bishop, c. 418)

πŸ“° Bl. Ladislaus BatthyΓ‘ny-Strattmann of Dunakiliti [LΓ‘szlΓ³] (Hungarian, layman, husband and father, died at about age 60 in Austria in 1931 [beatified 2003])

πŸ“° Bl. Laura VicuΓ±a of Santiago (Chilean, virgin, died in Argentina at age 12 [illness and abuse] in 1904 [beatified 1988])

πŸ“° St. Valerius of Zaragoza (Spanish, bishop, d. 315)

πŸ“° St. Vincent Pallotti of Rome [Vincenzo] (Italian, priest, teacher, exorcist, healer, founder of Society of Catholic Apostolate [Pallottines], died at age 54 in 1850 [beatified 1950, canonized 1963])

πŸ“° St. Vincent of Digne (African, bishop in France, d. 380)

πŸ“° Sts. Vincent, Orontius, and Victor, of Cimiez (French, two brothers and companion, preachers, martyred in 305)

πŸ“° Bl. Walter of Himmerode [Gautier] (Belgian, crusading knight, Cistercian  priest, d. 1222)

πŸ“° Bl. William Joseph Chaminade of Perigeux [Guillaume-Joseph] (French, 14th of 15 children, priest, university teacher, chaplain, co-founder of Daughters of Mary Immaculate and Society of Mary [Marianists], died at age 88 in 1850 [beatified 2000])

πŸ“° Bl. William Patenson of Durham (English, priest, martyred [drawn, hanged, quartered] under Elizabeth I in 1592 [beatified 1929])

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