Sept. 19: ST. JANUARIUS, Bishop and Martyr. Patron of Naples, Italy.


Sept. 19: ST. JANUARIUS Bishop and Martyr Patron of Naples, Italy. St. Januarius (Italian: Gennaro), also known as Januarius I of Benevento, was a Bishop of Benevento and is a martyr and saint of the Roman Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox Churches. It is claimed that he died during the Great Persecution[2] which ended with…