Memorial of St. Fabian and St. Sebastian
St. Fabian was elected Pope in an amazing way. He happened to be in Rome shortly after Pope Anteros died. He was elected unamiously after a dove landed on his head. Beware of birds? Read more about St. Fabian here.
St. Sebastian was believed to be born in Norbonne, Gaul. He became a soldier in the Roman army to protect the confessors and martyrs of his day without drawing attention to himself. Read more about him here.