January 23, 2010

⛪ On January 23

πŸ“° Sts. Agathangelus of Rome and Clement of Ancyra (Italian and Galatian [from what is now part of Turkey], deacon and bishop, martyred c. 309)

πŸ“° St. Amasius of Teano (Greek, bishop in Italy, d. 356)

πŸ“° St. Asclas of Antinoe (Egyptian, martyred by drowning c. 287)

πŸ“° Bl. Bernard of Lyonnais (French, nobleman, army officer of Charlemagne, Benedictine  abbot, archbishop of Vienne, died at about age 63 in 842 [beatified 1907])

πŸ“° Bl. Bernard of Lippe [Bernhard] (German, Cistercian  abbot, bishop of Semgallen, d. 1217)

πŸ“° St. Colman of Lismore (Irish, bishop, c. 702)

πŸ“° St. Emerentiana of Rome (Italian, catechumen who received "baptism of blood," foster-sister of St. Agnes, virgin, martyred by stoning [for praying at Agnes's tomb] c. 304)

πŸ“° St. Eusebius of Mount Coryphe (Syrian, hermit, 4th Century)

πŸ“° St. Ildephonsus of Toledo (Spanish, nobleman, abbot, archbishop, Marian writer, died at about age 60 in 667)

πŸ“° St. John the Almsgiver of Arnathus (Cypriot, patriarch [bishop] of Alexandria, died at about age 66 c. 619)

πŸ“° St. Lufthildis of Cologne (German, hermitess, c. 850)

πŸ“° St. Maimbod (Irish, pilgrim, missionary, died in France c. 880)

πŸ“° St. Marianne Cope of Heppenheim [baptized Barbara, surname originally spelled "Koob"] (German, immigrant in childhood, naturalized American, factory worker, member and provincial superior of the Sisters of Saint Francis in New York, served lepers on Hawaiian island of Molokai for 35 years [2 years with St. Damien], died at age 80 in 1918 [beatified 2005, canonized 2012]) [commemorated by some on January 22]

πŸ“° St. Martyrius of Valeria (Italian, hermit, martyred in 6th Century)

πŸ“° Bl. Mary of Jesus Santocanale of Palermo [Maria di GesΓΉ] [baptized Carolina] (Italian, virgin, founded Capuchin Sisters of the Immaculata of Lourdes, died at age 70 in 1923 [beatified 2016])

πŸ“° Bl. Nicholas Gross of Niederwenigern-an-der-Ruhr [Nikolaus] (German, layman, father, union activist, opponent of Nazis, martyred by hanging at age 46 in 1945 [beatified 2001])

πŸ“° St. Ormond of MairΓ© (French, abbot, 6th Century)

πŸ“° St. Parmenas (Israelite? one of the seven original deacons [Acts 6:5], martyred in Macedonia c. 98)

πŸ“° Sts. Severian and Aquila (African, possibly husband and wife, early martyrs)

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