Martyrology-November 21st
Roman Martyrology-November 21st-on this date in various years-

In the temple at Jerusalem, the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God.

Also, the birthday of blessed Rufus, mentioned by the apostle St. Paul in his Epistle to the Romans.

At Rome, the martyrdom of the Saints Celsus and Clement.

At Rheims, St. Albert, bishop of Liege and martyr, who was put to death for defending the liberty of the Church.

At Ostia, the holy martyrs Demetrius and Honorius.

In Spain, the holy martyrs Honorius, Eutychius, and Stephen.

In Pamphylia, St. Heliodorus, martyr, in the persecution of Aurelian under the governor Aetius. After his death his executioners were converted to the faith and were cast into the sea.

At Rome, Pope St. Gelasius, distinguished for learning and sanctity.

At Verona, St. Maur, bishop and confessor.

In the monastery of Bobbio, the death of St. Columban, abbot who founded many monasteries and governed a large number of monks. He died at an advanced age, celebrated for many virtues.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R. Thanks be to God.

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