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23-20 AC – Assumed birth of Mary to Ann and Joachim, Galilee, Nazareth   20-17 AC – Presentation of Mary in the temple.   11-8 AC – Betrothal of Mary to Joseph (Matthew 1:16; Luke 1:27).   7 AC – Annunciation of Christ’s birth to Mary (Luke 1:26-38).            – Mary’s visitation to Elizabeth ..

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296 – Pope Marcellinus, according to the Liberian catalogue, became bishop of Rome on the 30th of June, his predecessor was Caius or Gaius. 302 – He left Christianity rather free and so the church’s membership grew. Caesar Galerius led the pagan movement against Christianity and arrived to bring up Diocletian against Christianity: first Christian ..

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1st Century AD – He was born in the Pentapolis or Qairawan (Now Tunisia or Libya according to other sources) approximately 15 years after our Lord was born.          – He witnessed the preaching of our Lord in Palestine as well as his passion.          – He is the author of the earliest ..

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1483 – Born on November 10th in Eisleben, Saxony. German priest and scholar whose questioning of certain church practices led to the Protestant Reformation. 1491 – Moved to Mansfeld, where Hans Luther worked in the copper mines, prospering enough to be able to rent several furnaces and to obtain a position among the councillors of ..

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283 BC – Was born Syracuse, Sicily.   304 BC – She was stabbed in the throat at Syracuse, Sicily her relics are honored in churches throughout Europe feast day on the 13th of December. ***Painting of Saint Lucy is by Seattle artist Lis Wright Ivec, egg tempera on wood panel with gold leaf. artists ..

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67 AD – Became the second pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Linus was the second Bishop of Rome, succeeding Saint Peter and succeeded by Anacletus. Irenaeus identifies him with the Linus mentioned in 2 Timothy, although this identification is not certain. Linus was an Italian from Tuscany, and his father’s name was Herculanus. The ..

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1002 – Born on the 21st of June in Egisheim, Alsace, Upper Lorraine. 1027 – He was educated at Toul, where he first became canon and then was consecrated bishop on the 9th of September, at the early age of 25. 1049 – He was enthroned as pope on the 12th of February. 1053 – ..

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534 – Born in Carthage to a family of high nobility. He was the eldest brother of several saints. His brother, St. Isidore, succeeded him as Bishop of Seville. Another brother, St. Fulgentius, became Bishop of Carthagena, and his sister, St. Florentina, became an Abbess in Carthagena. 579 – He became a Benedictine monk and ..

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