Roman Martyrology, November 21st

This Day, the Twenty-First Day of November

In the Temple at Jerusalem, the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God.

The same day, the birthday of blessed Rufus, mentioned by the Apostle Saint Paul in his Epistle to the Romans.

At Rome, the martyrdom of the Saints Celsus and Clement.

At Ostia, the holy martyrs Demetrius and Honorius.

At Rheims, Saint Albert, bishop of Liege and martyr, who was put to death for defending the liberties of the Church.

In Spain, the holy martyrs Honorius, Eutychius and Stephen.

In Pamphylia, Saint Heliodorus, martyr, in the persecution of Aurelian, under the governor Aetius. After his death his executioners were converted to the faith and thrown into the sea.

At Rome, Saint Gelasius, Pope, distinguished for learning and sanctity.

At Verona, Saint Maurus, bishop and confessor.

In the monastery of Bobio, the departure from this life of Saint Columban, abbot, who founded many convents and governed a large number of monks. He died at an advanced age, celebrated for many virtues.

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