Today’s Saints: SS. Hippolytus & St. Cassian, Martyrs

[Mass is of the Octave of St Laurence with a commemoration of these Saints] St. Hippolytus, an officer of the body-guard of the emperor Decius, had been born in the darkness of idolatry, but he had become a Christian, with all his household, in consequence of witnessing the many miracles which St. Lawrence performed while…