St Januarius; St Alphonsus de Orozco
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Little is known of Januarius´ life. He is believed to have been
martyred in the Diocletian persecution of 305. Legend has it that after Januarius was thrown to the
bears in the amphitheater of Pozzuoli, he was beheaded, and his blood ultimately brought to
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