Wednesday of the First Week of Lent +2022
Ember Wednesday – Fast and Partial Abstinence
In case you have forgotten about Ember Days as they are not promoted or encouraged since Vatican II, here is a reminder:
Notre-Dame de Savigny / Our Lady of Savigny, France (1112) – 9 March:
St Frances of Rome Obl.S.B. (1384-1440) Wife, Mother, Mystic, Organiser of charitable services and a Benedictine Obtale who founded a religious community of Oblates, who share a common life without religious vows (Memorial)
St.Dominic Savio (1842-1857) Student of Saint John Bosco.
St Antony of Froidemont
St Bosa of York OSB (Died c 705) Fourth Bishop of York, Benedictine Monk, ecclesiastical reformer St Bosa was highly regarded by the Venerable St Bede who praised his humility and sanctity.
About St Bosa:
St Catherine of Bologna OSC (1413-1463) Nun of the Poor Clares.
St Catherine’s Life:
St Constantine of Cornwall
St Mary of Seyne
St Pacian of Barcelona (c 310–391) Bishop and Father of the Church.
St Pacian’s Life:
Martyrs of Korea: – Ioannes Baptista Chon Chang-un, Petrus Ch’oe Hyong