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Pope Gregory XV - (1621-1623)

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(ALESSANDRO LUDOVISI).

Born at Bologna, 9 or 15 January, 1554; died at Rome, 8 July, 1623. After completing the humanities and philosophy under Jesuit teachers, partly at the Roman and partly at the German College in Rome, he returned to Bologna ... Read More


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Reading 1, Hebrews 10:19-25
We have then, brothers, complete confidence through the blood ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
[Psalm Of David] To Yahweh belong the earth and all it ... Read More

Gospel, Mark 4:21-25
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January 29 Saint of the Day

Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea
January 29: Two martyrs, brother and sister, who were put to death at Edessa ... Read More