St. Eugendus, or Oyend, Abbot

January 1 St. Eugendus, or Oyend, Abbot (c. A.D. 510) St. Eugendus AFTER the death of the brothers St. Romanus and St. Lupicinus, founders of the abbey of Condat, under whose discipline he had been educated from the age of seven, Eugendus became coadjutor to...

St. Euphrosyne, Virgin

January 1 St. Euphrosyne, Virgin (Fifth Century ?) A dying Euphrosyne reveals herself to her father, miniature from the Menologion of Basil II THE Greeks call St Euphrosyne “Our Mother”, and pay her great honour, but we have no authentic accounts of her...

St. Almachius, or Telemachus, Martyr

January 1 St. Almachius, or Telemachus, Martyr (c. A.D. 400) St. Almachius, or Telemachus, from Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Text on image as it appears: “Telemachus separates the gladiators and loses his own life.” A LL that we know of this interesting...

St. Concordius, Martyr

January 1 St. Concordius, Martyr (c. A.D. 178) A SUBDEACON who, in the reign of Marcus Aurelius, was apprehended in the desert, and brought before Torquatus, governor of Umbria, then residing at Spoleto. The martyr, paying no regard to promises or threats, in the...