Rev. Alban Butler (171173). Volume I: January. The Lives of the Saints. 1866.
Commemoration of St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr
A SECOND commemoration of St. Agnes occurs on this day in the ancient Sacramentaries of Pope Gelasius and St. Gregory the Great; as also in the true Martyrology of Bede. It was perhaps, the day of her burial, or of a translation of her relics, or of some remarkable favour obtained through her intercession soon after her death.