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St. Marcellinus - (296-304)

Saint Biography

Though we know very little about these two martyrs under Diocletian, there is no question that the early church venerated them. Evidence of the respect in which they were held are the basilica Constantine built over their tombs ... Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

Date of birth unknown; elected 30 June, 296; died 304. According to the "Liber Pontificalis" he was a Roman, son of a certain Projectus. The Liberian Catalogue of popes (ed. Duchesne, "Lib. Pont." I, 6-7) gives 30 June as the day of his election, and the years 296-304 as the time of his pontificate. These dates, accepted by the author of ... Read More

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Reading 1, Philippians 1:1-11
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all God's holy ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 111:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Alleluia! I give thanks to Yahweh with all my heart, in the ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 14:1-6
Now it happened that on a Sabbath day he had gone to share a ... Read More

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