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MARTYROLOGY-AUGUST 7

Martyrology-August 7th
Roman Martyrology-August 7th- on this date in various years-

At Naples in Campania, St. Cajetan the Theatine, confessor, founder of the Clerics Regular, who, through singular confidence in God, made his disciples practise the primitive mode of life of the apostles. Being renowned for miracles, he was ranked among the saints by Clement X.

At Arezzo in Tuscany, the birthday of St. Donatus, bishop and martyr, who among other miraculous deeds by his prayers (as is related by blessed Pope Gregory) made whole again a sacred chalice which had been broken by pagans. Being apprehended by the imperial officer Quadratian, during the persecution of Julian the Apostate, and refusing to sacrifice to idols, he was struck with the sword, and thus fulfilled his martyrdom. With him suffered also the blessed monk Hilarinus, whose feast is celebrated on the 16th of July, at which time his body was taken to Ostia. read more

MARTYROLOGY-NOVEMBER 21

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. read more

MARTYROLOGY-AUGUST 7

Martyrology-August 7th
Roman Martyrology-August 7th- on this date in various years-

At Naples in Campania, St. Cajetan the Theatine, confessor, founder of the Clerics Regular, who, through singular confidence in God, made his disciples practise the primitive mode of life of the apostles. Being renowned for miracles, he was ranked among the saints by Clement X.

At Arezzo in Tuscany, the birthday of St. Donatus, bishop and martyr, who among other miraculous deeds by his prayers (as is related by blessed Pope Gregory) made whole again a sacred chalice which had been broken by pagans. Being apprehended by the imperial officer Quadratian, during the persecution of Julian the Apostate, and refusing to sacrifice to idols, he was struck with the sword, and thus fulfilled his martyrdom. With him suffered also the blessed monk Hilarinus, whose feast is celebrated on the 16th of July, at which time his body was taken to Ostia. read more

MARTYROLOGY-NOVEMBER 21

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. read more