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  • St Agnes (- 304) Fri, Jan 20
    Celebrated: 21 Jan (worldwide)As with so many of the early Roman martyrs, very little is now known about Agnes’ life. Partly this is because the details have been obscured by the light that shines from her martyrdom and the cult that it inspired, and partly because if you are martyred at the age of 12, […]
  • Pope St Fabian (- 250) Thu, Jan 19
    Celebrated: 20 Jan (worldwide)He became Pope in 236 and was martyred on 20 January 250, during the persecution of the Emperor Decius. See the articles in Wikipedia and the Catholic Encyclopaedia.
  • St Sebastian Thu, Jan 19
    Celebrated: 20 Jan (worldwide)Nothing is known about St Sebastian except the fact that he was martyred early on in the persecutions of Diocletian. St Ambrose knew of him and states that he was already venerated in Milan in the fourth century. One of the seven chief churches of Rome was built over his grave in […]

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  • Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
    Reading 1 Heb 8:6-13 Brothers and sisters:Now our high priest has obtained so much more excellent a ministryas he is mediator of a better covenant, enacted on better promises.For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would have been sought for a second one.But he finds fault with them and says:Behold, the days […]

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  • Sat 21 January Thu, Jan 19
    Saint Agnes, Virgin, Martyr
  • Fri 20 January Wed, Jan 18
    Friday of week 2 in Ordinary Time, or Saint Fabian, Pope, Martyr , or Saint Sebastian, Martyr
  • Thu 19 January Tue, Jan 17
    Thursday of week 2 in Ordinary Time