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Saint John of Cologne, OP - martyred in 1572 along with eighteen other members of the clergy

Saint John of Cologne, OP - martyred in 1572 along with eighteen other members of the clergy

[Saint Oswald of Worcester, Feast Day February 29th (February 28th in non-leap years)--Bishop. Reformed and established monasteries. Died washing the feet of the poor, as was his custom during Lent.--vlg 160915-0044]

[Saint Oswald of Worcester, Feast Day February 29th (February 28th in non-leap years)--Bishop. Reformed and established monasteries. Died washing the feet of the poor, as was his custom during Lent.--vlg 160915-0044]

The remains of the original Saint Valentine, patron saint of lovers, have been kept in the Carmelite Whitefriars Street church in Dublin since the early 19th century, when a charismatic Irish priest brought them back from Rome as a gift from the pope.  Dubliners and visitors seek the saint's assistance for their love life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Hq5LLgMv_w

The remains of the original Saint Valentine, patron saint of lovers, have been kept in the Carmelite Whitefriars Street church in Dublin since the early 19th century, when a charismatic Irish priest brought them back from Rome as a gift from the pope. Dubliners and visitors seek the saint's assistance for their love life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Hq5LLgMv_w

St. Oswald, Leap Day lover of learning

St. Oswald, Leap Day lover of learning

St. Frumentius - Called “Abuna” or “the fa­ther” of Ethiopia, sent to that land by St. Athanasius.They introduced Christianity to that land. Frumentius and St. Aedesius are considered the apostles of Ethiopia.Feastday: October 27 Patron of Aksumite Empire

St. Frumentius - Called “Abuna” or “the fa­ther” of Ethiopia, sent to that land by St. Athanasius.They introduced Christianity to that land. Frumentius and St. Aedesius are considered the apostles of Ethiopia.Feastday: October 27 Patron of Aksumite Empire

St. Edith of Wilton, was brought as a very young child to Wilton Abbey by her mother, who later became a nun there and Abbess. Edith became a nun when fifteen, declined her father's offer of three abbacies, and refused to leave the convent to become queen when her half-brother, King Edward the Martyr was murdered, as many of the nobles requested. She built St. Denis Church at Wilton. Her feast day is September 16.

St. Edith of Wilton, was brought as a very young child to Wilton Abbey by her mother, who later became a nun there and Abbess. Edith became a nun when fifteen, declined her father's offer of three abbacies, and refused to leave the convent to become queen when her half-brother, King Edward the Martyr was murdered, as many of the nobles requested. She built St. Denis Church at Wilton. Her feast day is September 16.

Dignitary at the court of Empress Irene (797-802), Saint Nicephoros became a monk, later Patriarch, and defended the veneration of icons. When iconoclast Leo the Armenian (813-820) became emperor, he exiled Nicephorus to Prokonnis island, where he died. 18 years later, the saint's relics were discovered undecayed and fragrant and brought to Constantinople. His hands are in the Khilendaria monastery on Mount Athos. (Mar 13, Jun 2)

Dignitary at the court of Empress Irene (797-802), Saint Nicephoros became a monk, later Patriarch, and defended the veneration of icons. When iconoclast Leo the Armenian (813-820) became emperor, he exiled Nicephorus to Prokonnis island, where he died. 18 years later, the saint's relics were discovered undecayed and fragrant and brought to Constantinople. His hands are in the Khilendaria monastery on Mount Athos. (Mar 13, Jun 2)

Feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome: These were Christians martyred in the city of Rome during Nero's persecution in 64. In July of 64 AD, Rome was devastated by fire. Largely made up of wooden tenements, fire was a frequent occurrence in the city. Rumor ...(Read the rest of the story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI?ref=hl

Feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome: These were Christians martyred in the city of Rome during Nero's persecution in 64. In July of 64 AD, Rome was devastated by fire. Largely made up of wooden tenements, fire was a frequent occurrence in the city. Rumor ...(Read the rest of the story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI?ref=hl

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