Roman Martyrology-January 3rd-on this date in various years-
The Octave of St. John, apostle and evangelist.
At Rome, on the Appian Way, the birthday of Pope St. Anterus, who suffered under Julius Maximinus, and was buried in the cemetery of Callistus.
At Vienne in France, St. Florentius, bishop, who was sent into exile and who was martyred in the time of Emperor Gallienus.
In the city of Aulona in Palestine, the crucifixion of St. Peter.
In the Hellespont, the holy martyrs Cyrinus, Primus, and Theogenes.