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The kingdom of heaven is like to an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

And having agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. (Mt20:1-16 #SundayMass #Sep20) ~ Douay Rheims #Bible #Jesus #Gospel Image
2. But about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing, and he saith to them: Why stand you here all the day idle?

They say to him: Because no man hath hired us.

He saith to them: Go you also into my vineyard. (Mt20:1-16 #SundayMass #Sep20) ~Douay Rheims #Bible
3. And when evening was come, the lord of the vineyard saith to his steward: Call the labourers and pay them their hire..

When..they were come, that came about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny..when the first also came..they also received every man a penny.
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1. St Fausta and St Evilasius were 4th century martyrs. Their feast day is #Sep20.

St Fausta, a girl of thirteen, was brought up in the Faith. Having lost her parents
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2. at a young age, she led a virtuous and prayerful life. Following accusations that she was a Christian, she publicly answered in the affirmative. Thereupon she was dispatched to Evilasius, a pagan priest, for him to persuade her to change her mind and to sacrifice to the
3. pagan idols.

Coaxing and threats having been in vain, they locked her up in a wooden box, but no amount of trying to saw it did damage the box. St Fausta remained unharmed, guarded by divine power.

#EarlyChurch #Christianity #TestingShambles #faith #teenagers #Christians
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1. St Eustachius [one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers] was a martyr under the Emperor Hadrian, in the year 188. His feast is on 20 September; his emblems: a crucifix, a stag, an oven.
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2. Eustachius (before baptism, Placidus), a Roman general under Trajan, while still a heathen, saw a stag coming towards him, with a crucifix between its horns; he heard a voice telling him that he was to suffer much for Christ’s sake.

He received baptism, together with his
3. wife Trajana (after baptism Theopista) and his sons, Agapius and Theopistus. The place of the vision is said to have been Guadagnolo, between Tibur and Praeneste (Tivoli and Palestrina), in the vicinity of Rome.

For refusing to sacrifice to the idols after a victory,
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1. During the persecutions of 1839, 1846, 1866, and 1867, one hundred and three Christians in Korea gave their lives as martyrs. Among them were Father Andrew Kim Taegon,
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2. and the lay apostle, Paul Chong Hasang. The martyrs included bishops and priests; many were members of the laity.

“I urge you to remain steadfast in faith, so that at last we will all reach heaven and there rejoice together.” (St Andrew Kim Taegon, Final Exhortation)

O God,
You have created all nations
and You are their salvation.
In the land of Korea Your call to Catholic faith
formed a people of adoption,
whose growth You nurtured
by the blood of Andrew, Paul, and their companions.
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