January 19, 2012

St. Tarsilla

St. Tarsilla, a Roman citizen, was the daughter of St. Sylvia, the sister of St. Emiliana and the aunt of St. Gregory the Great. She didn’t join an order, but she took private vows to live a religious life. She had a vision of St. Felix III, and, after her death, she appeared to Emiliana...
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Holy Innocents

Today is the feast of the Holy Innocents. These innocents are the children killed by Herod while he attempted to kill the infant Jesus. The Holy Innocents are patron saints of infants and children’s choirs.
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St. Sabinus

St. Sabinus was a bishop who was killed for his faith along with members of his flock. He died circa 303 in Italy.
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