Saint Emerentiana

01/23/2018

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Martyr. 

Emerentiana, a Roman Martyr of unknown date, is reputed by some to have been the foster-sister of Saint Agnes, and whilst still a catechumen to have upbraided the idolators who were attacking the Christians. Whereupon she was stoned to death...


Saints Vincent and Anastasius

01/22/2018

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Martyrs. 

Vincent was a deacon of Saragossa in Spain, who suffered great tortures and death in the year 304 at Valencia, supposedly on January 22nd. At a very early date his fame spread abroad through Christendom, and he hath ever since been honoured as...


Saint Agnes

01/21/2018

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Virgin and Martyr.

This is a virgin's birthday. Let us therefore resolve to follow the example of her chastity. It is a martyr's birthday. Let us therefore resolve to offer sacrifice. It is the feast of holy Agnes. Let men therefore be filled with wonder,...