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St. Benedict II - (684-685)

Saint Biography

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

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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, Ephesians 2:12-22
do not forget, I say, that you were at that time separate from ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
His saving help is near for those who fear him, his glory will ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 12:35-38
'See that you have your belts done up and your lamps lit. Be ... Read More

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