Our Lady of Kieff (1010) – 15 April:
St Abbo II of Metz
St Abbondio of Como (Died c 564) The Fourth Bishop of Como, Italy, Confessor, Theologian, Papal Legate.
Saint Anastasia of Rome (Died c 68) Martyr, Spiritual Student of St Peter the Apostle AND:
St Basilissa of Rome (Died c 68) Martyr, Spiritual Student of St Peter the Apostle. put to death during the reign of Nero. They were among the first converts to Christianity in the 1st century after Christ.
The Roman Martyrology states today: “At Rome, the Saints Basilissa and Anastasia. Of noble families, they were disciples of the Apostles and, as they persevered courageously in the profession of their faith, in the time of the Emperor Nero, they had their tongues and feet cut off, were put to the sword and thus obtained the Crown of Martyrdom.”
Their Life and Death:
St Crescens of Myra
St Eutyches of Rome
St Eutychius of Ferentino
St Hunna (of Strasbourg) (died 679) Known as the Holy Washerwoman,
The life of St Hunna:
Bl Laurentinus Sossius
St Maro of Rome
St Maximus of Persia
St Nidger of Augsburg
St Olympiades of Persia
St Ortario of Landelles
St Paternus of Avranches (c482-c565) Bishop
St Paternus/Padarn of Wales (c482-c 568) Bishop, Monk, Hermit, renowned Preacher – he built a Monastery of Llanbadarn Fawr in Wales.
About St Paternus:
St Pausilopo of Thrace
St Ruadhan of Lorrha (Died 584) Irish Priest, Monk, Abbot. He was known for his prophesies
About St Ruadhan:
St Sylvester of Réome
St Theodore of Thrace
St Victorinus of Rome
St Waltmann of Cambrai
Mercedarian Martyrs of Africa: A group of Mercedarian Monks sailing to Africa as on a mission to redeem capture Christians. Captured by Moors, they were tortured and executed for their faith. Martyrs. 1393.
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