March 31: St. Benjamin, Deacon, Martyr

March 31: St. Benjamin, Deacon, Martyr

St. Benjamin March 31 St. Benjamin Born: 329 AD   Died: 424 AD ISDEGERDES, Son of Sapor III., put a stop to the cruel persecutions against the Christians in Persia, which had been begun by Sapor II., and the Church had enjoyed twelve years’ peace in that...
March 30: St. John Climacus

March 30: St. John Climacus

St. John Climacus March 30 Thirteenth century icon of St. John Climacus; to either side are Saint George and Saint Blaise Born: 525 AD   Died: March, 606 AD Also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus, and John Sinaites    JOHN made, while still young, such...
March 28: St. Gontran, King

March 28: St. Gontran, King

St. Gontran March 28 St. Gontran from Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints Born: 532   Died: March 28, 592 ST. GONTRAN was the son of King Clotaire, and grandson of Clovis I. and St. Clotildis. Being the second son, whilst his brothers Charibert reigned at Paris, and...
March 27: St. John of Egypt

March 27: St. John of Egypt

St. John of Egypt March 27 St. John of Egypt from Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints Born: 305 AD   Died: 394 AD TILL he was twenty-five, John worked as a carpenter with his father. Then feeling a call from God, he left the world and committed himself to a holy...
March 26: St. Ludger, Bishop

March 26: St. Ludger, Bishop

St. Ludger March 26 St. Ludger from Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints Born: 743 AD   Died: March 26, 809 AD ST. LUDGER was born in Friesland about the year 743. His father, a nobleman of the first rank, at the child’s own request, committed him very young to...