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Bl Thaddeus MacCarthy

Starts 10:00 Ends 19:00


Bl Thaddeus MacCarthy (Cloyne, Cork and Ross) was born in 1455. His appointment as bishop of Ross was opposed and Innocent VIII then appointed him bishop of Cork and Cloyne. He set out as a humble pilgrim to Rome where he was confirmed as bishop of Cork and Cloyne. On his return journey in 1492 he died at Ivrea in Italy.


St Martin I

Starts 12:00 Ends 21:00


Pope St. Martin I was born in Todo, Italy. He was the last pope to die a martyr. St. Martin called the Council at the Lateran Basilica in his first year and condemned Heraclius and Monothelitism, going against a decree by the Byzantine Emperor who commanded there be no discussion of the issue.