Thursday of the Second Week in Lent – Fast
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.
St Dominic Savio (1842-1857) “The Little Giant” Student of Saint John Bosco. He was studying to become a priest when he became ill and died at the age of 14.
Dear St Dominic’s Short Life:
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. She established a Convent at Bologna and became its Abbess, Miracle worker. Prophetess. Mystic. Visionary. Painter and Manuscript Illuminator. She was Canonised on 22 May 1712 by Pope Clement XI.
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: