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Saint of the Day: January 21st - St Agnes

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 304, or 305. Saint Jerome says, that the tongues and pens of all nations are employed in the praises of this saint, who overcame both the cruelty of the tyrant and the …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 304, or 305.
Saint Jerome says, that the tongues and pens of all nations are employed in the praises of this saint, who overcame both the cruelty of the tyrant and the tenderness of her age, and crowned the glory of chastity with that of martyrdom. Saint Austin observes, that her name signifies chaste in Greek, and a lamb in Latin. She has been always looked upon in the church as a special patroness of purity, with the immaculate Mother of God and Saint Thecla. Rome was the theatre of the triumph of Saint Agnes; and Prudentius says, that her tomb was shown within sight of that city. She suffered not long after the beginning of the persecution of Dioclesian, whose bloody edicts appeared in March in the year of our Lord 303. We learn from Saint Ambrose and Saint Austin, that she was only thirteen years of age at the time of her glorious death. Her riches and beauty excited the young noblemen of the first families in Rome, to vie with one another in their …More
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Saints of the Day:

catholicsaints.info/saint-agnes-of-rome/ (Memorial)
catholicsaints.info/our-lady-of-altagracia/

catholicsaints.info/saint-agnes-of-aislinger/
catholicsaints.info/saint-alban-bartholomew-roe/
catholicsaints.info/saint-anastasiu…
catholicsaints.info/saint-aquila-of-trebizond/
catholicsaints.info/saint-brigid-of-kilbride/
catholicsaints.info/saint-candidus-of-trebizond/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-cristiana-di-paride/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-cristiana-of-assisi/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-edward-stransham/
catholicsaints.info/saint-epiphanius-of-pavia/
catholicsaints.info/saint-eugenius-of-trebizond/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-franciscus-bang/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-gautier-of-bruges/
catholicsaints.info/saint-gunthildis-of-biblisheim/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-ines-de-beniganim/
catholicsaints.info/saint-john-yi-yun-on/

catholicsaints.info/saint-lawdog/

catholicsaints.info/saint-maccalin-of-waulsort/
catholicsaints.info/saint-meinrad-of-einsiedeln/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-nicholas-woodfen/
catholicsaints.info/saint-patroclus-of-troyes/
catholicsaints.info/saint-publius-of-malta/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-thomas-reynolds/
catholicsaints.info/saint-valerian-of-trebizond/
catholicsaints.info/saint-vimin-of-holywood/
catholicsaints.info/saint-zacharias-the-angelic/

catholicsaints.info/blessed-martyrs-of-laval/ – 15 catholicsaints.info/blessed/
catholicsaints.info/martyrs-of-rome-21-january/ – 30 catholicsaints.info/saints/
Martyrs of Tarragona
catholicsaints.info/saint-augurius-the-martyr/
catholicsaints.info/saint-eulogius-of-tarragona/
catholicsaints.info/saint-fructuosus-of-tarragona/
Mercedarian Nuns of Berriz
catholicsaints.info/blessed-cristina-of-berriz/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-mary-ma…
catholicsaints.info/blessed-mary-of…