January 09, 2010

⛪ On January 9

πŸ“° St. Adrian of Canterbury (African, Benedictine  abbot in Italy and England, teacher, died at about age 75 in 710 [incorrupt])

πŸ“° Sts. Anthony, Julian, Basilissa, Anastasius, Celsus, Marcionilla, and seven companions, of Antioch (Syrian, priest and laity, martyred c. 304)

πŸ“° St. Berhtwald of Canterbury (British, Benedictine  abbot, archbishop, d. 731)

πŸ“° Bl. Casimir Grelewski of Dwikozy [Kazimierz] (Polish, diocesan priest, martyred by Nazis at Dachau [Germany] at age 37 in 1942 [beatified 1999]) 

πŸ“° Sts. Epictetus, Jucundus, Secundus, Vitalis, Felix, and seven companions (African, martyred c. 250)

πŸ“° Bl. Pope Gregory X Visconti of Piacenza [Gregorio] [baptized Teobaldo (Theobald)] (Italian, deacon in France, accompanied crusaders to Palestine, elected to papacy in 1271, reigned until death at about age 61 in 1276 [beatified 1713])

πŸ“° St. Honorius of Buzancais (French, livestock dealer, married man, martyred in 1250 [canonized 1444])

πŸ“° Bl. Joseph Pawlowski of Proszowice [JΓ³zef] (Polish, diocesan priest, martyred by Nazis at Dachau [Germany] at age 51 in 1942 [beatified 1999]) 

πŸ“° St. Marcellinus of Ancona (Italian, bishop, c. 566)

πŸ“° St. Marciana of Caesarea (Mauritanian, virgin, martyred [gored by a bull in amphitheater] c. 303)

πŸ“° St. Maurontius of Anjou (French, Benedictine  abbot, c. 700)

πŸ“° St. Paschasia of Dijon (French, virgin, martyred c. 178)

πŸ“° St. Peter of Caesarea (Cappadocian [from what is now part of Turkey], son of two saints, brother of St. Basil the Great and other saints, abbot, bishop of Sebastea, fought Arianism, died at about age 51 c. 391)

πŸ“° St. Philip Berruyer of Bourges [Philippe] (French, archbishop, d. 1260)

πŸ“° Bl. Thomas Reggio of Genoa [Tommaso] (Italian, seminary rector, bishop of Ventimiglia, archbishop of Genoa, founder of Sisters of St. Martha, built orphanages, sought justice for laborers, died at age 83 in 1901 [beatified 2000])

πŸ“° Sts. Vitalicus, Revocatus, and Fortunatus, of Smyrna (Greek, bishop and deacons, early martyrs)

πŸ“° St. Waningus of FΓ©camp (French, Benedictine  abbot, c. 686)

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