Daily Martyrology for September 2

In the sixth century in Sicily, St Nonnosus, a monk of the monastery of Mount Soracte. He is venerated particularly at Freising and Bamberg.

About 1070, in Denmark, St. William of Roskilde, bishop.

In 1792, 191 canonized martyrs, almost all of them bishops and priests, who were murdered by mob violence in Paris on September 2 and 3.

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Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.