DAILY CATHOLIC FRI-SAT-SUN December 4-6, 1998 vol. 9, no. 236
MILLENNIUM MILESTONES & MEMORIES: TIME CAPSULES
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Historical Events in Church Annals for December 4:
Death of Saint Barbara, virgin and martyr who was savagely beheaded by her own father because of her faith. Immediately after he had cut off her head he was struck down by lightning as a sign of God's anger at such a violent act against His martyred daughter.
Historical Events in Church Annals for December 5:
Death of Saint Sabas, abbot who lived to the ripe old age of 93 who ministered to the peasants and royalty, in particular the Byzantine emperor. But Sabas always showed his allegiance to one King only - Jesus Christ.
Historical Events in Church Annals for December 6:
Death of Saint Nicholas, Bishop. For more on this saint, go to THIS WEEKEND'S LITURGY.