Notre Dame d’Esperance de Pontmain / Our Lady of Hope, Our Lady of Pontmain (1871) – 17 January:
St Anthony Abbot (251-356) (Memorial) Monk and Hermit.
St Anthony’s Life:
St Achillas of Sketis
St Amoes of Sketis
St Antony of Rome
Bl Euphemia Domitilla
Blessed Gamelbert of Michaelsbuch (c 720-c 802) Priest
St Jenaro Sánchez Delgadillo
St John of Rome
Bl Joseph of Freising
St Julian Sabas the Elder
St Marcellus of Die
St Merulus of Rome
Blessed Rosalina of Villeneuve O.Cart. (1263–1329) Nun of the Carthusaian Order, Mystic, Apostle of Charity.
St Sabinus of Piacenza
St Sulpicius the Pious of Bourges (Died c 647) Bishop, miracle-worker, servant of the poor.
Blessed Teresio Olivelli (1916–1945) “Rebel for Love” – Martyr, Layman, Lawyer, Professor, Soldier,Defender of Human dignity and rights, apostle of the poor, those in need, apostle of prayer, the Holy Eucharist, the Blessed Virgin, of love of Christ and His Church.
His Life and Death:
Martyrs of Langres: Eleusippus, Leonilla, Meleusippus, Speusippus.