Thursday, 18 August 2016

Saint Agapitus. Martyr. Feast Day 18 August.


Text from The Saint Andrew Daily Missal,
unless otherwise stated.

Saint Agapitus.
Martyr.
Feast Day 18 August.

Simple.

Red Vestments.



Saint Agapitus.


"At Palestrina (the old Praeneste, near Rome, Italy), the birth into Heaven of Saint Agapitus, who, when only fifteen years old, was put to death, in 275 A.D., after several torments, by the stroke of the sword, thus winning The Crown of Immortality" (Roman Martyrology).

Mass: Lætábitur.

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