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St. Clement I - (88-97)

Saint Biography

Little is known of this apostolic father beyond a few facts. He was a disciple of S. Peter, and perhaps of S. Paul. It is thought that the Clement whom S. Paul praises as a faithful fellow- worker, whose name is written in the ... Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

Pope Clement I (called CLEMENS ROMANUS to distinguish him from the Alexandrian ), is the first of the successors of St. Peter of whom anything definite is known, and he is the first of the " Apostolic Fathers ". His feast is celebrated 23 November. He has left one genuine writing, a letter to the Church of Corinth, and many others have been attributed to him.

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Reading 1, First Samuel 1:24-28
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Psalm, First Samuel 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8
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Gospel, Luke 1:46-56
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