Saint Britius

11/13/2018

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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

11/12/2018

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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...


Trinity XXIV

11/11/2018

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The Collect.

O LORD, we beseech thee, absolve thy people from their offences; that through thy bountiful goodness we may all be delivered from the bands of those sins, which by our frailty we have committed. Grant this, O heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ's sake*, our blessed Lord and...


Saint Martin of Tours

11/11/2018

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Bishop and Confessor.

Martin (according to the account written of his life by his friend Saint Sulpicius Severus, from which is taken most of what is herein given for his feast) was born at Sabaria, in Pannonia. When he was ten years old he became a...


Saint Mennas

11/11/2018

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Martyr

Mennas, an Egyptian, who was one of the most celebrated Martyrs of the early Church, was put to death for Christ near Alexandria; and over his grave, about nine miles from that city, a sepulchral-church was erected, known is The-Glory-of-Libya,...