Abbey of Notre-Dame du Lys / Our Lady of the Lily, Melun, France (13th Century) – 8 February:
St John of Matha O.SS.T (1160-1213) – Priest, Founder of The Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives, also known as the Order of the Most Holy Trinity or the Trinitarians,
Feast day is today – moved in 1969.
St Jerome Emiliani CRS (1486–1537) Layman, Founder of the Somascan Fathers, Apostle of the poor, orphans, the sick. Patronages – the Somaschians, orphans, abandoned children.
St Jerome was numbered amongst the Saints by Pope Clement XIII and assigned the Feast Day of 20 July.
About St Jerome:
St Josephine Bakhita FDCC (1869-1947) (Memorial) Former Slave, Canossian Religious Sister in Italy, living and working there for 45 years.
St Cointha of Alexandria
St St Cuthman
St Cyriacus of Rome
St Dionysus of Armenia
St Elfleda of Whitby
St Emilian of Armenia
Blessed Maria Esperanza de Jesus (1893-1983) Nun and Founder of both the Handmaids of Merciful Love in 1930 and the Sons of Merciful Love in 1951.
About Bl Maria:
St Honoratus of Milan
St Inventius of Pavia
St Isaias Boner
Bl Josephina Gabriella Bonino
St Lucius of Rome
St Mlada of Prague
St Nicetius of Besançon
St Oncho of Clonmore
St Paul of Rome
St Paul of Verdun (c 576-c 648) Bishop
Blessed Pietro Igneus OSB Vall. (c 1020 – 1089) Cardinal Bishop of Albano, Reformer – particularly against simony, Papal Legate and peace-maker.
St Sebastian of Armenia
St Stephen of Muret
Martyrs of Constantinople: Community of 5th century Monks at the Monastery of Saint Dius at Constantinople. Imprisoned and martyred for loyalty to the Vatican during the Acacian Schism. 485 in Constantinople.
Martyrs of Persia: An unknown number of Christians murdered in early 6th-century Persia. Legend says that so many miracles occurred through the intercession of these Martyrs that the King decreed an end to the persecution of Christians.
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