Monday in Passion Week, the Fifth Week of Lent
Notre-Dame de Grace, Honfleur, Normandie / Our Lady of Grace, Normandy, France – 4 April:
St Isidore of Seville (c 560-636) Father & Doctor of the Church, Writer, Teacher, Reformer and Evangelist. Sometimes called – “The last scholar of the ancient world.” (Memorial)
St Isidore’s life:
Bl Abraham of Strelna
St Agathopus of Thessalonica
St Aleth of Dijon
St Benedict of Sicily OFM (1526-1589) Friar Minor of the Observance, Confessor.
About St Benedict:
Bl essed Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet OSB (1818-1894) Cardinal Archbishop of Catania, Italy, professed Benedictine religious, Abbot, Professor, Apostle of the sick and the poor.
St Gwerir of Liskeard
St Henry of Gheest
St Hildebert of Ghent
St Peter of Poitiers (c 1130-1215) Bishop
St Plato (c 734-813) Monk, Confessor, Defender of sacred images and of the Sacraments of Marriage and Holy Orders.
St Plato’s Lifestory:
St Theodulus of Thessalonica
St Theonas of Egypt
St Tigernach of Clogher
St Zosimus of Palestine
Martyred in Cairo
François de la Terre de Labour
Nicolas of Montecorpino
Martyrs of Thessalonica – 14 Saints: Fourteen Christians who were Martyred together, date unknown. No other information, except the names of 12 of them, has survived – Ingenuus, Julianus, Julius, Matutinus, Orbanus, Palatinus, Paulus, Publius, Quinilianus, Saturninus, Successus, Victor and two whose names have not come down to us.
Agathopus the Deacon, Theodulus the Lector.