Saint Hilarion

10/21/2014

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Abbot. 

Hilarion was born of heathen parentage at Tabatha in Palestine, five mites south of Gaza, about the year 291. Saint Epiphanius, Bishop of Salarius, knew him well, and wrote his life, from which the following account is largely taken. As a lad...


Saint Ursula and Companions

10/21/2014

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Virgins and Martyrs

On October 21st is also commemorated holy Ursula and her Companion-Martyrs, who are presumed to have died sometime in the third century; for an ancient inscription at Cologne giveth proof that certain Virgins were there martyred...


Saint John Cantius

10/20/2014

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Confessor

This John was born about the beginning of the fifteenth century, in the Diocese of Cracow, at Kenty, from the Latinized form of which he took his surname of Cantius, and is venerated as a principal Patron of the Latin Christians of Poland...