ST JANUARIUS, BISHOP AND MARTYR; PROTECTOR OF BLOOD DONORS AND GOLDSMITHS; MEMORIAL: SEPTEMBER 19
St Januarius, Bishop of Benevento, was martyred in 305, with six other Christians, during the persecution of Diocletian, at Naples.
God our Father,
enable us who honour the memory of St Januarius
to share with him in the joy of eternal life.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.