January 26, 2010

⛪ On January 26

๐Ÿ“ฐ Sts. Timothy and Titus (disciples of St. Paul of Tarsus) [commemorated in Australia on January 23]
----- St. Timothy of Ephesus (Lycaonian [from what is now part of Turkey], assistant and spiritual "son" of St. Paul, bishop, martyred by stoning in 97)
----- St. Titus of Gortyna (Cretan, disciple and secretary of St. Paul, bishop, c. 96)

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Alberic of Cรฎteaux [Aubrey] (French, hermit, Benedictine  prior, co-founder and first abbot of Cistercian order, c. 1108) [commemorated by some on August 26]

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Alphonsus of Astorga (Spanish, bishop, Benedictine  monk, 9th Century)

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Ansurius of Orense (Spanish, bishop, Benedictine  monk, d. 925)

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Augustine Erlandsson of Nidaros [Eystein] (Norwegian, king's chaplain, archbishop, died at about age 67 in 1188)

๐Ÿ“ฐ Bl. Boleslawa Maria Lament of Lowicz (Polish, virgin, founded Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Family, died at age 83 in 1946 [beatified 1991])

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Conan of Iona (Scottish or Irish, bishop of Isle of Man, c. 648)

๐Ÿ“ฐ Bl. Gabriel Mary Allegra of San Giovanni la Punta [Gabriele Maria] [baptized/confirmed Giovanni Stefano (John Stephen)] (Italian, Franciscan  missionary priest in China, scripture scholar [first ever to translate entire Bible into Chinese], retreat master, died at age 68 in 1976 [beatified 2012])

๐Ÿ“ฐ Bl. Michael Kozal of Ligota [Michal] (Polish, auxiliary bishop, arrested by Nazis, martyred [ill treatment] at Dachau camp in Germany at age 49 in 1943 [beatified 1987])

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Paula of Rome (Italian, noblewoman, mother of five (two saints), widow, disciple of St. Jerome, died at about age 56 in Bethlehem in 404)

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Theofrid of Corbie (French, Benedictine  abbot, bishop, c. 690)

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Theogenes and 36 companions, of Hippona (African, bishop and flock, martyred in 258)

๐Ÿ“ฐ St. Tortgith of Barking (British, Benedictine  nun, visionary, c. 700)

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