Thursday of the Fourth week in Lent – FAST
Madonna della Vittoria di Lepanto / Our Lady of Victory of Lepanto and Hungary (1716) – 23 March:
Bl Álvaro del Portillo Díez de Sollano
St Benedict of Campagna
St Crescentius of Carthage
St Ethelwald of Farne
St Felix the Martyr
St Felix of Monte Cassino
St Fergus of Duleek
St Fidelis the Martyr
St Frumentius of Hadrumetum
St Joseph Oriol (1650-1702) Priest, Confessor, graced with the charism of prophecy Penitent, Apostle prayer and the sick and Miracle-worker. Known as the Thaumaturgus of Barcelona. He was Canonised on 20 May 1909 by Pope Pius X.
St Julian the Confessor
St Liberatus of Carthage
St Maidoc of Fiddown
St Nicon of Sicily
St Ottone Frangipane (1040-1127) Layman, Pilgrim, Hermit
Blessed Pietro of Gubbio OSA (Died c 1306) Priest and Friar of the Order of Hermits of St Augustine, Lawyer, noted Preacher, Envoy for the Order, Miracle-worker. Pietro was Beatified in 1874 by Pope Pius IX (cultus confirmation).
St Theodolus of Antioch
St Victorian of Hadrumetum
St Walter of Pontoise OSB (c 1030-c 1099) A very reluctant Abbot, Reformer, would-be hermit.
About St Walter:
Daughters of Feradhach: They are mentioned in early calendars and martyrologies but no information about them has survived.
Martyrs of Caesarea – 5 Saints: A group of five Christians who protested public games which were dedicated to pagan gods. Martyred in the persecutions Julian the Apostate. The only details we know about them are their names – Aquila, Domitius, Eparchius, Pelagia and Theodosia. They were martyred in 361 in Caesarea, Palestine.