Monday of the THIRD WEEK in LENT – FAST
“The Salus Populi Romani” / Our Lady of the Empress, Rome (593) – 13 March:
St Leander of Seville (c 534-c 600) BIshop, Confessor of the Faith, Teacher, Writer, Apostle of Spain and Evangelisation, Father of the Church – Patron of Episcopal attire and Liturgical garments. Saint Leander, as Bishop, instituted the practice of praying the Nicene Creed during Mass—a practice which continues today.
Blessed Agnellus of Pisa OFM (c1195-1236) Frair of the Order of Friars Minor, received into the Franciscans Order by Saint Francis himself.
St Ansovinus of Camerino (Died 868) Bishop, Hermit, Peace-maker, Spiritual Adviser and Confessor to the Holy Roman Emperor, Miracle-worker.
Bl Berengar de Alenys
St Christina of Persia
Blessed Françoise Tréhet (1756-1794) Virgin Martyr, Religious Sister, Teacher, Apostle of Charity. Martyr of the French Revolution. She was Beatified on 19 June 1955 by Pope Pius XII at Rome, Italy.
Her Life and Death:
St Gerald of Mayo
St Grace of Saragossa
St Heldrad of Novalese (Died c 875) Priest and Benedictine Abbot.
St Heldrad’s Life:
Bl Judith of Ringelheim
St Kevoca of Kyle
St Nicephorus of Constantinople
Bl Peter II of La Cava
St Pientius of Poitiers
St Ramirus of Leon
St Roderick of Córdoba.(Died 857) Spanish Priest and Martyr
His Life and Death:
St Sabinus of Egypt
St Sancha of Portugal