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MARTYROLOGY-AUGUST 16

Martyrology-August 16th
Roman Martyrology-August 16th- on this date in various years-

St. Joachim, father of the most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, Confessor. His birthday is noted on the 20th of March.

At Rome, St. Titus, deacon, who, when the city was taken by the Goths, was put to death by a barbarous tribune while distributing money to the poor.

At Nicaea in Bithynia, St. Diomede, a physician who underwent martyrdom by being beheaded during the persecution of Diocletian.

In Palestine thirty-three holy martyrs. read more