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Espousal of the Blessed Virgin Mary, approved by Pope Paul III (1546), St Raymond of Peñafort OP (1175-1275) “Father of Canon Law” and Memorials of the Saints – 23 January

Espousal of the Blessed Virgin Mary, approved by Pope Paul III (1546) – 23 January:
HERE:

https://anastpaul.com/2021/01/23/feast-of-the-espousal-of-the-blessed-virgin-mary-and-memorials-of-the-saints/

St Raymond of Peñafort OP (1175-1275) “Father of Canon Law” Dominican Priest, Doctor of Canon Law, the Third Master of the Order of Preachers, Founder of the Mercedarian friars, Writer, Teacher, Miracle-Worker.
St Raymond of Peñafort’s Feast day was inserted in the General Roman Calendar in 1671 for celebration on 23 January
. In 1969 it was moved to 7 January, the day after that of his death. He is the Patron Saint of canon lawyers, specifically and lawyers, in general.
Biography:

https://anastpaul.com/?s=st+raymond+penafort

St Abel the Patriarch
St Agathangelus
St Amasius of Teano
St Aquila the Martyr
St Asclas of Antinoe
St Clement of Ancyra
St Colman of Lismore
St Dositheus of Gaza

St Emerentiana (Died c 301) Virgin, Martyr, Foster Sister pf St Agnes, Catechumen. Patronages – against abdominal pains, stomach ailments, against colic.
Her Life and Death
:
https://anastpaul.com/2022/01/23/saint-of-the-day-23-january-st-emerentiana-died-c-301-virgin-martyr/

St Eusebius of Mount Coryphe

St Ildephonsus (506-667) Archbishop of Toledo. Theologian, Scholar, Marian devotee, Writer, Evangeliser. Abbot Dom Guéranger calls him the Doctor of the Virginity of Mary. Saint Ildephonsus established the Feast of the Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is still kept in some places on 18 December.
Biography:

https://anastpaul.wordpress.com/2018/01/23/saint-of-the-day-23-january-st-ildephonsus-607-667/

St John the Almoner (Died c 620) Bishop of Alexandria, Confessor, Widower, Apostle of the poor, Reformer – both within the Church and within the civic structures.
About St John:

https://anastpaul.com/2021/01/23/saint-of-the-day-23-january-st-john-the-almoner-died-c-620/

Bl Juan Infante
St Jurmin
St Lufthild
St Maimbod (Died c 880) Martyr, Irish Pilgrim in France, Missionary Preacher,
Bl Margaret of Ravenna
St Martyrius of Valeria
St Messalina of Foligno
St Ormond of Mairé
St Parmenas the Deacon
St Severian the Martyr

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Passionate Catholic. Being a Catholic is a way of life - a love affair "Religion must be like the air we breathe..."- St John Bosco Prayer is what the world needs combined with the example of our lives which testify to the Light of Christ. This site, which is now using the Traditional Calendar, will mainly concentrate on Daily Prayers, Novenas and the Memorials and Feast Days of our friends in Heaven, the Saints who went before us and the great blessings the Church provides in our Catholic Monthly Devotions. This Site is placed under the Patronage of my many favourite Saints and especially, St Paul. "For the Saints are sent to us by God as so many sermons. We do not use them, it is they who move us and lead us, to where we had not expected to go.” Charles Cardinal Journet (1891-1975) This site adheres to the Catholic Church and all her teachings. PLEASE ADVISE ME OF ANY GLARING TYPOS etc - In June 2021 I lost 95% sight in my left eye and sometimes miss errors. Thank you and I pray all those who visit here will be abundantly blessed. Pax et bonum! 🙏

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