Saints Timothy and Titus-26 January 2017

Saints Timothy and Titus

(d. c. 95)

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Saint Titus (Kosovo, 14th c. Pech Patriarch.,St.Nicholas church

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Saint Timothy (ortodox icon) The Holy Apostle Timothy

On Jan. 26, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, close companions of the Apostle Paul and bishops of the Catholic Church in its earliest days.

Both men received letters from St. Paul, which are included in the New Testament.

Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians also venerate the saints, but do not combine their commemorations. Instead, the Byzantine tradition remembers St. Titus on Aug. 25 and St. Timothy on Jan. 22. Read more

Source: STS. TIMOTHY AND TITUS- CNA


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