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Sergius II - (844-847)

Saint Biography

Descended from Roman nobility, Sergius II had been made an acolyte by Leo III, a subdeacon ... Read More

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Date of birth unknown; consecrated in 844, apparently in January; d. 27 Jan., 847. He was of noble birth, and belonged to a family which gave two other popes to the Church. Educated in the schola cantorum , he was patronized by several popes, and was ordained ... Read More


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Reading 1, Job 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23
In the end it was Job who broke the silence and cursed the day ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 88:2-3, 4-5, 6, 7-8
may my prayer reach your presence, hear my cry for help. For I ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 9:51-56
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