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Longinus Martyr

October 16, 2019

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 16 of October, repeating indefinitely

St. Longinus, the Centurion, is credited by tradition to have been the one who pierced the side of Our Lord hanging on the Cross (John 19:34).  Converted to Christianity, he was put to death in Cappadocia.  His body is venerated in the Church of St. Augustine in Rome.


October 16, 2019
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