January 08, 2010

⛪ On January 8

πŸ“° St. Abo of Baghdad (Iraqi, perfumer, convert from Islam, martyred by beheading in Georgia in 786)

πŸ“° St. Apollinaris of Hierapolis (Phrygian [from what is now part of Turkey], bishop, c. 180)

πŸ“° St. Athelm of Canterbury (British, Benedictine  abbot, archbishop, d. 923)

πŸ“° St. Atticus of Constantinople (from Asia Minor [now called Turkey], bishop, d. 425)

πŸ“° St. Carterius of Caesarea (Cappadocian [from what is now part of Turkey], priest, martyred in 304)

πŸ“° St. Ergnad of Ulster (Irish, nun, 5th Century)

πŸ“° St. Erhard of Ratisbon (Irish, missionary bishop in Bavaria, c. 686)

πŸ“° St. Eugenian of Autun (French, bishop, martyred by Arian heretics in 4th Century)

πŸ“° Bl. Eurosia Fabris of Quinto Vicentino [nicknames: Rosina, Mamma Rosa] (Italian, farmgirl, dressmaker, wife and mother of nine [three priests], foster mother of many more, widow, Franciscan  tertiary, died at age 65 in 1932 [beatified 2005])

πŸ“° St. Frodobert of Moutier-la-Celle (French, Benedictine  abbot, c. 673)

πŸ“° St. Garibaldus of Ratisbon (Bavarian, monk, bishop, c. 762)

πŸ“° St. Gudula of Brussels (Belgian, single laywoman of the nobility, d. 712)

πŸ“° Sts. Lucian, Maximian, and Julian, of Rome (Italian, missionaries [priest and disciples] in France, martyred c. 290)

πŸ“° St. Maximus of Pavia (Italian, bishop, d. 511)

πŸ“° St. Patiens of Metz (French, bishop, 2nd Century)

πŸ“° St. Pega of Mercia (British, hermitess, c. 719)

πŸ“° St. Severinus of Noricum (hermit in Egypt, travelling preacher and healer in central Europe, died in Austria in 482)

πŸ“° St. Severinus of Septempeda (Italian, early bishop of Naples)

πŸ“° Sts. Theophilus and Helladius (North African, early deacon and layman, tortured and martyred [in a furnace])

πŸ“° St. Thorfinn of Trondheim (Norwegian, bishop of Hamar, d. 1285)

πŸ“° Bl. Titus Zeman of Vajnory (Slovak, Salesian  priest, fought Communists for Catholics' religious rights, martyred [ill treatment in prison] at age 54 in 1969 [beatified 2017])

πŸ“° St. Wulsin of Sherborne (British, Benedictine  abbot of Westminster, bishop, d. 1005)

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