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Pelagius I - (556-561)

Saint Biography

As a deacon, Pelagius translated The Sayings of the Elders, a V Century Greek work into Latin. In 536, he travelled with Pope Agapetus I to Constantinople, where he represented the see of Read More

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Date of birth unknown; died 3 March, 561, was a Roman of noble family ; his father, John, seems to have been vicar of one of the two civil " dioceses ", or districts, into which Italy was then divided. We first meet with him at Constantinople, in the company of ... Read More


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Reading 1, Ezekiel 43:1-7
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Psalm, Psalms 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
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Gospel, Matthew 23:1-12
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