November 29 -- today's saints and blessedsgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Catholic : One Thread
On November 29, we members of the Catholic Church family honor, in a special way, the following friends of God -- "saints" and "blesseds" whose souls are now in heaven:
Sts. Blaise and Demetrius of Veroli (Italian, early martyrs)
St. Brendan of Birr (Irish, abbot, c. 573)
Bl. Dennis of the Nativity Berthelot of Honfleur [Denis de la Nativité] and Bl. Redeemed-by-the-Cross Rodrigues da Cunha of Lizouros [Redento da Cruz] [baptized Pierre (Peter) and Tomás (Thomas)] (French and Portuguese ... originally shipmaster and military officer ... later Carmelite priest and brother ... tortured and martyred by Moslems of the Malay archipelago at about ages 38 and 40 in 1638 [beatified 1900])
Bl. Edward Burden of Durham (English, priest, martyred [drawn, hanged, and quartered] at about age 48 under Elizabeth I in 1588 [beatified 1987])
Bl. Frederick of Ratisbon [Friedrich] (German, Augustinian brother, carpenter and wood-chopper, d. 1329 [beatified 1909])
Bl. George Errington of Hirst (English, layman, martyred under Elizabeth I at about age 42 in 1596 [beatified 1987])
St. Gulstan of Rhuys (French, Benedictine monk, c. 1010)
St. Hardoin of Pol-de-Leon (French, bishop, 7th century)
St. Illuminata of Todi (Italian, virgin, c. 320)
Bl. Jutta of Heiligenthal (German, Cistercian abbess, c. 1250)
Bl. Nicolino Magalotti (Italian, Franciscan tertiary, hermit near Camerino, d. 1370 [beatified 1856])
Sts. Paramon and 374 companions (Greek, martyred in 250)
St. Philomenus of Ancyra (Galatian [from part of what is now Turkey], martyred in 275)
St. Radbod of Utrecht (Dutch, Benedictine, bishop, d. 918)
St. Sadwen (Welsh, hermit, 6th century)
Sts. Saturninus and Sisinius of Carthage (from North Africa [Tunisian], priest and deacon in Rome, martyred c. 309)
St. Saturninus of Rome (Italian, bishop of Toulouse in France)
St. Sernin of Toulouse (Roman, missionary to France and Spain, bishop, martyred [dragged by a bull] c. 257)
St. Walderic of Murrhardt (German, Benedictine abbot, c. 817)
Bl. William Gibson of Ripon and Bl. William Knight of South Duffield (English, laymen, martyred under Elizabeth I in 1596 [beatified 1987])
If you have anything to share about these holy people, please reply now -- biographical episodes, prayers through their intercession, the fact that one is your patron -- whatever moves you. If you are interested in one of these saints or blesseds and want to find out more about him/her, please ask. Additional information is sometimes available on the Internet.
All you holy men and women, saints of God, pray for us.
God bless you.
-- J. F. Gecik ("email@example.com), November 29, 2004
-- ("firstname.lastname@example.org), November 29, 2004.