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Memorials of the Saints – 19 April

St Alphege of Winchester
St Apollonius the Priest
St Aristonicus of Melitene
St Crescentius of Florence
St Expeditus of Melitene
St Gaius of Melitene
St Galata of Melitene
St George of Antioch
St Gerold of Saxony
St James Duckett
Bl Jaume Llach-Candell
St Pope Leo IX (1002-1054)
St Martha of Persia
Bl Ramon Llach-Candell
St Rufus of Melitene
St Vincent of Collioure

Martyrs of Carthage – 17 saints:   A group of Christians martyred in the persecutions of Decius. We know little more than the names – Aristo, Basso, Credula, Donato, Ereda, Eremio, Fermo, Fortunata, Fortunio, Frutto, Julia, Mappalicus, Martial, Paul, Venusto, Victorinus and Victor.   Died in the year 250 in prison in Carthage, North Africa (modern Tunis, Tunisia).