Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Lent – FAST
Notre-Dame-de-Citeaux / Our Lady of Citeaux, France built by St Robert (1098) – 22 March:
Nostra Signora dei Sette Veli / Our Lady of the Seven Veils, Foggia, Italy (11th Century) – 22 March:
St Isidore the Farmer (c1070 -1130) – Layman, Confessor, Farm Worker and Apostle of Charity.
Additional Memorials, 15 May, 25 October. – these occur in local calendars.
About St Isidore:
St Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510) Married laywoman, Widow, Mystic, Apostle of the sick, the poor and the needy, Writer.
Her Feast Day was moved after Vatican II to 15 September but today is the date of her death.
St Avitus of Périgord
St Basil of Ancyra
St Basilissa of Galatia
St Benevenuto Scotivoli of Osimo (c 1188-1282) Bishop, Reformer. He was Canonised in 1284 by Pope Martin IV.
St Callinica of Galatia
St Darerca of Ireland
St Epaphroditus of Terracina (1st Century) First Bishop of Terracina, Italy, Missionary, Evangelist, Disciple of the Apostles, Friend and Envoy of St Paul Apostle. St Hippolytus’ list of the Seventy Disciples includes “Epaphroditus, Bishop of Andriace.”
The Roman Martyrology reads: “At Terracina, St Epaphroditus, a disciple of the Apostles, who was Consecrated Bishop of that City by the blessed Apostle Peter.”
St Failbhe of Iona
St Harlindis of Arland
Blessed Hugolinus Zefferini OSA (c1320-1367) Priest, Hermit
St Lea of Rome
St Nicholas Owen SJ (1562-1606) – The Priest-Hole Builder, Martyr, Lay Brother of the Society of Jesus
Dear St Nicholas Owen:
St Octavian of Carthage
St Paul of Narbonne
St Saturninus the Martyr
St Trien of Killelga