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St. Benedict II - (684-685)

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Benedict II Born and educated in Rome, St. Benedict served the church in every order of the clergy before his election to the papacy in 684. He persuaded ... Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

Date of birth unknown; died 8 May, 685; was a Roman, and the son of John. Sent when young to the schola cantorum , he distinguished himself by his knowledge of the Scriptures and by his singing, and as a priest was remarkable for his humility, love of the poor, and ... Read More


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Reading 1, Song of Songs 3:1-4
On my bed at night I sought the man who is my sweetheart: I ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
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Gospel, John 20:1-2, 11-18
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St. Mary Magdelene
July 22: She is called "the Penitent". St. Mary was given the ... Read More