Mass of Jan. 20: St. Fabian, Pope, & St. Sebastian, Martyrs

Jan 20 2018 12:10 pm

St. Fabian, Supreme Pontiff, suffered martyrdom in the persecution of Decius, A.D. 250.

St. Sebastian, an officer of the imperial cohort, was pierced with arrows in the persecution of Diocletian; but he recovered, and the emperor condemned him to be flogged to death, A.D. 284.

Proper on pages 1141, 1003, 886.  Common Preface on page 886.