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Mary Magdalene – Equal to the Apostles
July 22, 2019
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 22 of July, repeating indefinitely
St. Mary Magdalene, myrrh-bearer and Equal to the Apostles. According to the Catholic view, she is one and the same with Mary the Sinner, Mary of Bethany, the sister of Lazarus and Martha, the Magdalen at the foot of the Cross and at the Tomb and the first witness to the Resurrection.
Return of the Relics of St. Phocas, Priest-Martyr, a Bishop of Sinope. His relics were translated to Vienne in France in the 13th century. (Confer September 22.)