Roman Martyrology, January 10th

This Day, the Tenth Day of January

In Cyprus, blessed Nicanor, one of the first seven deacons, a man of admirable faith and virtue, who was most gloriously crowned.

At Rome, Pope Saint Agatho, who terminated a life remarkable for sanctity and learning by a holy death.

At Bourges, in Aquitaine, Saint William, archbishop and confessor, renowned for miracles and virtues. He was canonized by Honorius III.

At Milan, Saint John the Good, bishop and confessor.

In Thebais, the birthday of Saint Paul, the first hermit, who lived alone in the desert from the sixteenth to the one hundred and thirteenth year of his age. His soul was seen by Saint Anthony carried by angels among the choirs of Apostles and prophets. His feast is celebrated on the 15th of this month.

At Constantinople, Saint Marcian, priest.

In the monastery of Cusani, the birthday of Saint Peter Urseolus (Orsini), confessor, previously Doge of Venice, and afterwards monk of the Order of Saint Benedict, renowned for piety and miracles. His festival is kept on the 14th of this month.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.

V: All ye Holy Martyrs, pray for us
R: Thanks be to God

– Roman Martyrology, 1914, revised edition with the imprimatur of Cardinal James Gibbons