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Santa Maria alla Porta Luigi / Our Lady of Port Louis, Italy and Memorials of the Saints – 4 November

First Friday

Santa Maria alla Porta Luigi / Our Lady of Port Louis, Milan, Italy – 4 November:
HERE:

https://anastpaul.com/2021/11/04/89085/

St Charles Borromeo (1538-1584) Confessor Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal, Doctor of Theology, Civil and Canon Law, Reformer, Founder of Seminaries.  He is known as the “Father of the Clergy”   Born Count Carlo Borromeo .
About St Charles:

https://anastpaul.wordpress.com/2017/11/04/saint-of-the-day-st-charles-borromeo-1538-1584/

St Vitalis (Died c 304) Martyr and St Agricola (Died c 304) Martyr
St Amandus of Avignon
St Amandus of Rodez
St Birstan
St Clarus the Hermit
St Clether

St Emeric of Hungary (c 1007-1031) Confessor, Prince and heir to the Hungarian Throne, Son of St Stephen, King of Hungary.
His Short Life of Chastity and Devotion:

https://anastpaul.com/2021/11/04/saint-of-the-day-4-november-saint-emeric-of-hungary-c-1007-1031/

Bl Frances d’Amboise
St Gerard de Bazonches
St Gregory of Burtscheid
Bl Helen Enselmini
Bl Henry of Zweifalten
St Hermas of Myra
St Joannicus of Mount Olympus
St John Zedazneli
St Modesta of Trier
St Nicander of Lycia
St Patrobas
St Perpète
St Philologus
St Pierius
St Proculus of Autun

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Santa Maria alla Porta Luigi / Our Lady of Port Louis, Milan and Memorials of the Saints – 4 November

Santa Maria alla Porta Luigi / Our Lady of Port Louis, Milan, Italy – 4 November:

The ancient City of Milan, Italy, has had three completely different systems of walls defending the City throughout the ages. The oldest walls were Roman, built in the Republican and Imperial eras. The second wall was built in the 12th century, shortly after the City was razed by Frederick Barbarossa. The third, and final wall system was built in the 16th century by the Spanish rulers of Milan. Even though in most places there is little left of the walls, the gates, or “ports” contributed to the layout of the City as the streets passed through the gates from a central hub. The Roman gates were Porta Romana, Porta Ticinese, Porta Vercellina and so on, with each wall having gates with a variety of names. None of them, however, has had the name of Porta Luigi There is no Church in Milan to St. Louis and I can find no reference to this feast of Mary, that was once famous enough to have a date on the calendar. (https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/our-lady-of-port-louis.html).

I (Ana) have found a Church called “Santa Maria alla Porta” (Holy Mary at the Gate), see below, which dates from very early times, certainly before the 12th Century. Although a Church already stood in the same Milanese location since before the year 1105, the present Church was erected in 1652 under Spanish rule.

St Charles Borromeo (1538-1584) Archbishop of Milan (Memorial)
About St Charles:
https://anastpaul.wordpress.com/2017/11/04/saint-of-the-day-st-charles-borromeo-1538-1584/
And on the 400th Anniversary of St Charles’s Canonisation:
https://anastpaul.wordpress.com/2017/11/04/pope-benedict-xvi-on-the-commemoration-of-the-fourth-centenary-of-the-canonisation-of-st-charles-borromeo-1538-1584-4-november-2010/

St Agricola of Bologna
St Amandus of Avignon
St Amandus of Rodez
St Birstan
St Clarus the Hermit
St Clether
St Emeric of Hungary (c 1007-1031) Confessor, Prince and heir to the Hungarian Throne, Son of St Stephen, King of Hungary

St Felix of Valois (1127 – 1212) Priest, Confessor, Hermit, Co-Founder of the Trinitarians.
His Feast day should be 20 November by order of Pope Innocent XI (General Roman Calendar 1679-1969).
About St Felix:

https://anastpaul.com/2018/11/04/saint-of-the-day-4-november-st-felix-of-valois-1127-1212/

Bl Frances d’Amboise
St Gerard de Bazonches
St Gregory of Burtscheid
Bl Helen Enselmini
Bl Henry of Zweifalten
St Hermas of Myra
Bl Joan Antoni Burró Mas
St Joannicus of Mount Olympus
St John Zedazneli
St Modesta of Trier
St Nicander of Lycia
St Patrobas
St Perpète
St Philologus
St Pierius
St Proculus of Autun
Bl Teresa Manganiello
St Vitalis of Bologna