Saint Britius



Bishop and Confessor. 

Britius, also called Brice, was trained from childhood by Saint Martin of Tours in the monastery of Marmoutier. But in spite of his monastic profession, he became a passionate, arrogant, and avaricious priest; and whenever his...

Saint Martin I



Pope and Martyr

Martin, concerning whose life we know much from the Pontifical Book and from his letters, was born at Todi in Tuscany. In those days it was customary, before the consecration of a Pope, to get the confirmation of the election from the...