Author Archive

4 November – St Vitalis (3rd Century), St Birrstan (Birnstan, Brynstan) of Winchester, England (d. 934), St Clarus of Eochester, England

3 November – St Malachy (d. 1148), St Winefride (seventh century)

2 November – St Victorinus (d. ca. 303), All Soul’s Day

1 November – All Saint’s Day

St Quentin or Quintinus (d.287)

Son of a Roman senator. Convert to Christianity. Missionary to Gaul with Saint Lucian of Beauvais. Quentin’s preaching and example won many converts in Amiens. Arrested in 286 by Prefect Rictius Varus during the Maximian persecution. tortured and beheaded in 287 at Augusta Veromanduorum, Gaul (now Saint-Quentin, France). Patron – against coughs.

St Wolfgang (ca. 930-994),

St Erth of Cornwall (6th Century)

Brother of Saint Uny and Saint Ia. Evangelist in Cornwall where the village of Saint Erth is named for him.

30 October – St Marcellus (d. 298), St Arilda of Gloucestershire, England, St Ethelnoth of Canterbury (11th Century)

29 October – St Narcissus (2nd Century), St Elfeda of Ramsey, England)