Feast of St. Barbatian, a priest of Antioch. Confessor and counselor to the Roman Empress Galla Placidia.
Monthly Archives: December 2015
Feast of St. Sabinus
Feast of St. Sabinus, Bishop of Spoleto, Italy. Martyred with St. Exuperantius, Marcellus, & Venustian during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Feast of St. Thomas Becket
Feast of St. Thomas Becket, Martyr, Archbishop of Canterbury. Subject of the 1964 movie “Becket”. Murdered in 1170. Patron – secular clergy.
Feast of Sts. Romulus and Conindrus
Feast of Sts. Romulus and Conindrus, Missionaries and bishops, contemporaries of St. Patrick. The first evangelizers of the Isle of Man.
Feast of St. John the Apostle
Feast of St. John the Apostle & Evangelist, son of Zebedee, brother of St. James. Wrote 4th Gospel, 3 Epistles, & the Book of Revelation.
Feast of Saint Vincentia Maria López y Vicuña
Feast of Saint Vincentia Maria López y Vicuña, founder, Daughters of Mary Immaculate for Domestic Service in Madrid, Spain. Died in 1896.
Feast of St. Alburga
Feast of St. Alburga, Abbess, foundress. Sister of King Egbert of Wessex, England, married Wulfstan of Wiltshire, founded Wilton Abbey.
Feast of St. Adele
Feast of St. Adele, widow and Abbess, Grandmother of St. Gregory of Utrecht. She founded a convent at Palatiolum near Trier, Germany.
Feast of St. John Cantius
Feast of St. John Cantius, lecturer on Scriptures and popular preacher. Patron of Poland, Lithuania, University of Cracow. Died in 1473.
Feast of St. Amaswinthus
Feast of St. Amaswinthus, Abbot of the Andalusian monastery of Silva de Malaga, Spain. Died in 982.