St Malachi the Prophet; St Rufus and Saint Zosimus
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St Malachi the Prophet
The last of the prophets of the Old Law, the minor prophet Malachi
reproached the priests and people of Jerusalem for their unworthy sacrifices and foretold a new and
perfect sacrifice that would be offered "from the rising, even to the setting, of the sun" (Mal.
1:11). His oracles were given just before the arrival in Jerusalem of Nehemiah, around 445
N.B. The Martyrologium Romanum (Vatican Press, 2004), the
Church's official list of holy men and women, lists the saints of the Old Law alongside those of the
Other Saints of the day:
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