21st January - 21st January - Saint Agnes Saint Agnes - Independent Catholic News
21st January - Saint Agnes - Independent Catholic News: Virgin, martyr of Rome. St Agnes is one of the most famous of early Christian saints. Her death in 305 was recorded in the Deposito Martyrum just forty years later. Around that time a basilica was built over her grave in the Via Nomentana. Many early writers, including Ambrose, Jerome, Damasus and Prudentias praised her.