SATURDAY
October 14, 2000
volume 11, no. 200


MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for October 14th:

  • 222 A.D.
  • Death of Pope Saint Calixtus I or Callistus, Martyr who was beaten to death with clubs and his remains thrown into a well where the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere now stands. He was responsible for the excavation of the famous Catacombs on the Via Appia where 46 Popes and about 200,000 martyrs are buried. For more on Calixtus, see DAILY LITURGY.

  • 1979 A.D.
  • Pope John Paul II beatifies Blessed Enrique de Osso y Cervello nearly one year into his pontificate.


October 14, 2000
volume 11, no. 200
MILLENNIUM MILESTONES


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