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MARTYROLOGY-JANUARY 3

Martyrology-January 3rd
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.

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MARTYROLOGY-OCTOBER 13

Martyrology-October 13th
Roman Martyrology-October 13th- on this date in various years-

St. Edward, king of England and confessor, who died on the 5th day of January. He is specially honoured on this day because of the translation of his body.

At Troas in Asia Minor, the birthday of St. Carpus, a disciple of the blessed apostle Paul.

At Cordova in Spain, the birthday of the holy martyrs Faustus, Januarius, and Martial. They were first tortured on the rack, their eyebrows were then shaven, their teeth torn out, their ears and noses cut off, and the martyrdom was completed by fire.

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