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SECOND AGE OF THE CHURCH

A. D.

St. Anacletus,

109 St. Evaristus, Oct. 26.

109–119 St. Alexander, May 3.

119–128 St. Sixtus I., April 6.

128–139 St. Telesphorus, Jan. 5.

139–142 St. Hyginus, Jan. 11.

142–157 St. Pius I., July 11.

157–168 St. Anicetus, April 17.

168–176 St. Soter, April 22.

176–192 St. Elentherius, May 26.

192 St. Victor, July 28.

117 Trajan, Feb. 1.

138 Adrian, May 26, July 18.

161 Antoninus Pius, July 6, 11, Sept. 14.

169 Lucius Verus, Jan. 26.

180 Marcus Aurelius, Jan. 8, 26, April 18.

192 Commodus June 28, April 18.

193 Pertinax, June 28.

193 Didius Julianus, June 28.

194 Niger, June 28.

198 Albinus, June 28.

Severus, June 28, July 17.

195 At Cæsarea, Oct. 29, concerning the time of celebrating Easter.

196 At Rome, &c., on the time of celebrating Easter, July 28.

107 St. Ignatius, Feb. 1.

150 Papias, June 28.

St. Polycarp, Jan. 26.

St. Quadratus, May 26.

167 St. Justin, June 1. Old ed. April 14.

St. Melito, April 1.

175 St. Apollinaris, Jan. 8.

181 St. Hegesippus, April 7.

186 St. Apollonius, April 18.

190 St. Theophilus of Antioch, Dec. 6.

St. Dionysius, Cor. April 8.

Athenagoras, Dec. 6.

On the writings of Antoninus Pius, see Sept. 4.

Saints of this age who did not suffer in the persecutions, and are not mentioned above

St. Mark, Bishop of Jerusalem, Oct. 23.

St. Narcissus, Bishop of Jerusalem, Oct. 29.

St. Prosdecimus, first bishop of Padus, Nov. 7.

St. Lucius, King, Dec. 3.

A. D.

101 Cainists, July 17.

103 Elxai.

109 Millenarians, April 24, June 28, Nov. 17.

110 Gnostics, Oct. 28, June 28.

120 Carpocrates, April 14, July 1.

130 Adamites, April 14, July 1.

140 Valentinus, Jan. 11, June 28.

141 Cerdo, Jan. 11.

142 Marcion, April 11.

146 Theodorus the Banker and Theodorus the Tanner, July 28, Aug. 26.

147 Heraclion.

149 The Ophites.

151 Marcus and Colorbasus.

159 Tatian and the Enaralites, July 28, Dec. 6.

171 Bardesanes, July 9.

172 Montanus, May 26, July 17, 21, 28.

172 Priscilla and Maximilla, May 26.

179 Hermogenes, Dec. 6, July 17.

180 Apelles.

187 Praxeas, V. May 26, July 17, 28, Nov. 17, mov. feasts.

190 Selucius and Hermias.

191 Artemas.

Aquila, Symmachus, and Theodotion, Jan. 7, Sept. 30.

Persecutions

107 In the third general persecution raised by Trajan, St. Ignatius of Antioch, suffered at Rome, Feb. 1. St. Simeon of Jerusalem, Feb. 18. SS. Rufus and Zozimus, Dec. 18. Under Antoninus suffered St. Fellcitas and her seven sons, July 10.

121 Under Adrian suffered SS. Faustinus and Jovita. Feb. 15. St. Sixtus, April 6. St. Getulius &c. June 10. St. Hermes, Aug. 28. St. Sabina, August 29.

169 In the fourth general persecution under Lucius Verus and Marcus Auerlius, St. Polycarp was crowned with martyrdom Jan. 26. SS. Ptolemy, &c., Oct. 19. St. Justin, martyr June 1 (or April 14.)

177 SS. Pothinus, &c., at Lyons, June 2. SS. Epipodius and Alexander. April 22. SS. Symphorian, Aug. 22. SS. Marcellus and Valerian, Sept. 4.

186 Under Commodus suffered Saint Apollonius, April 18.

191 A miracle was obtained by the prayers of the thundering legion, Jan. 1.

182 King Lucius writes to Pope Eleutherius; SS. Fugatius and Damian are sent into Britain, May 26, Dec. 23.

Britain received the Christian faith from preachers sent by the bishops of Rome, May 26.

Divinity of Christ Feb. 1, Jan. 26, April 14, June 1, Dec. 6.

Eucharist, Jan. 26, Feb. 1, June 1, (allas April 14)

Original Sin. Dec. 6.

Sermon of Trinity, Dec. 6.

Authority of the Church, and Tradition June 28.

Primacy of the See of Rome, June 28.

Miraculous powers, June 28.

Frequent use of the sign of the Cross, July 17.

The Saints are with Christ in heaven, Jan. 26, April 14, June 1.

Devotion to the saints in heaven, Jan. 26, Feb. 1.

Respect shown to redes, Jan. 16, Feb. 1.

Coadjutor to a bishop Oct. 29.

On the origin of the civil jurisdiction and possessions of the See of Rome, July 15.

On the question concerning the time of keeping Easter, see July 28, mov. feasts.

On the custom of the Irish and Scottish churches, see July 6, Oct. 12, Nov. 22.








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