Mass of July 10: The Seven Holy Brothers, Martyrs

Jul 10 2017 12:10 pm

Also the Commemoration of Saints Rufina and Secunda.

Proper on pages 1365, 1068.  Common Preface on page 886.

The seven brothers, sons of St. Felicity, were all martyred on the same day before their mother's eyes A.D. 150.

The two sisters, Rufina nd Secunda, rather than lose their virginity, became martyrs A.D. 257.