O Holy Father Innocent,/ in obedience to the will of God/ you accepted dangers and tribulations,/ bringing many peoples to the knowledge of truth./ You showed us the path; now by your prayers help lead us/ into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Commemorated December 9
Let us praise Catherine the radiant bride of Christ, guardian of Sinai, our helper and supporter. By the power of the Spirit, she silenced the arrogance of the ungodly. Crowned as a martyr, she now implores great mercy for all.
Commemorated December 7