January 07, 2010

⛪ On January 7

πŸ“° St. Raymond of Penyafort [RamΓ³n de PeΓ±afort] (Spanish, nobleman, civil and canon lawyer to age 46, Dominican at 47, missionary to Moslems, pope's confessor, master general of his Order at 63, died at about age 99 in 1275 [canonized 1601]) 

πŸ“° St. Aldric of Le Mans (German, bishop in France, d. 856) 

πŸ“° St. Anastasius of Sens (French, archbishop, d. 977) 

πŸ“° St. Brannock of Braunton (Welsh, abbot, 6th Century) 

πŸ“° St. Canute Lavard of Roskilde (Danish, duke, martyred at about age 35 in 1131 [canonized 1169]) 

πŸ“° St. Clerus of Antioch (Syrian, deacon, martyred c. 300) 

πŸ“° Sts. Crispin of Pavia [I and II] (Italian, bishops, died c. 250 and c. 450) 

πŸ“° St. Cronan Beg of Aendrum (Irish, bishop, 7th Century) 

πŸ“° Bl. Edward Waterson of London (English, priest, martyred [drawn, hanged, quartered] under Elizabeth I in 1593 [beatified 1929])

πŸ“° St. Emilian of Saujon (French, Benedictine  hermit, d. 767)

πŸ“° Sts. Felix and Januarius of Heraclea (early martyrs)

πŸ“° St. Julian of Cagliari (Sardinian [Italian], martyr)

πŸ“° St. Kentigerna of Loch Lomond (Irish, widow in Scotland, c. 734)

πŸ“° St. Lucian of Antioch (Syrian, priest, theologian, tortured and martyred [by sword] in 312)

πŸ“° Bl. Marie Therese Haze of LiΓ¨ge [baptized Jeanne (Joan)] (Belgian, virgin, founded Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross, died at age 93 in 1876 [beatified 1991])

πŸ“° St. Reinhold of Cologne (French, Benedictine  monk, martyred with stonemasons' hammers in 960)

πŸ“° St. Theodore (Egyptian, hermit, 4th Century)

πŸ“° St. Tillo of Solignac (German, hermit, Benedictine  abbot in France, d. 702)

πŸ“° St. Valentine of Rhaetia (missionary bishop, died in Austria c. 470)

πŸ“° Bl. Wittikund of Westphalia (German, duke, c. 804)

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