Feast of St. Balbina, Martyr baptized by Pope St. Alexander, daughter of Quirinus, martyr. Patron of struma & scrofulous diseases. Died 130
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Feast of St. Leonard Muraildo
Feast of St. Leonard Muraildo, Founder of the Congregation of St. Joseph, born in Turin, Italy, leader in Catholic social work. Died 1890.
Feast of St. Gwynllyw
Feast of St. Gwynllyw, Welsh King, husband of St. Gladys, father of St. Cadoc the Wise. Patron of pirates, soldiers & Newport, Wales.
Feast of St. Venturino of Bergamo
Feast of St. Venturino of Bergamo, Dominican preacher and missionary crusader. Helped organize a crusade against the Turks. Died 1346
Feast of St. Rupert of Salzburg
Feast of St. Rupert of Salzburg, Bishop, founder & missionary. Took over deserted town, renamed it Salzburg. Apostle of Bavaria & Austria.
Feast of St. Ludger
Feast of St. Ludger, Frisian missionary to the Saxons, founder, Werden Abbey, 1st Bishop of Münster. Patron of Groningen, Deventer, Münster.
Feast of St. Lucy Filippini
Feast of Saint Lucy Filippini, founder, Religious Teachers Filippini. founded schools for young women, especially the poor. Died 1732.
Feast of St. Aldemar the Wise
Feast of St. Aldemar the Wise, Benedictine Abbot & miracle worker, became a monk in Monte Cassino, founded monastery at Bocchignano, Italy.
Feast of St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo
Feast of St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo, Archbishop of Lima, Peru. Patron of Native rights, Latin American bishops, Peru. Died 1606.
Feast of St. Benvenutus Scotivoli
Feast of St. Benvenutus Scotivoli, Franciscan bishop, archdeacon of Ancona, bishop of Osimo, Italy. Educated at the University of Bologna.