Irish -St. Frigidian of Lucca 18 March 2017

St. Frigidian of Lucca, Bishop (Frediano, Frigdianus) Born in Ireland; died 588; feast day formerly March 15. In spite of the Italian name Frediano, by which he is usually called, St. Frigidian was an Irishman, the son of King Ultach of Ulster. He was trained in Irish monasteries and ordained a priest. His learning was imparted [...]

St. Gregory the Great-3rd September

St. Gregory the Great   Lived: (540?-604) | Feast Day: Saturday, September 3, 2016 Coming events cast their shadows before: Gregory was the prefect of Rome before he was 30. After five years in office he resigned, founded six monasteries on his Sicilian estate and became a Benedictine monk in his own home at Rome. [...]