Dr. John (Ellsworth) Hutchison-HallWritings on Orthodox Christian theology and related miscellanea.
10th O.S. RESIUS, ROGATIUS and COMPANIONS, (Date Unknown), seventeen African martyrs, of whom nothing further is known, though some martyrologies include them with SS. Basilides and Companions (vide infra). ARDO, St. Bardo received monastic tonsure at Fulda...read more
9th June O.S. AITHIN (COMIN, COMINUS), St. Baithin is traditionally believed to have been a cousin of St. Columba (vide infra) and his successor as Abbot of Iona. He reposed on the anniversary of St. Columba’s repose circa 598. OLUMBA (COLUM, COIM, COLUMBKILL,...read more
8th June O.S. RON, there is no written record of St. Bron extant, however he is mentioned in the Lives of both SS. Patrick (17th March) and Brigid (1st February). From these we learn that he was a disciple of St. Patrick and founding Bishop of Cassel-Irra (also...read more
7th June O.S. VENTINUS, a hermit in the Pyrenees, martyred by the Moors as they invaded Gaul, A.D. 732. OLMAN of DROMORE, St. Colman was the founding Bishop of Dromore in Co. Down Ireland. Little is known of his life, though it is said he was a student of St....read more
6th June O.S. LEXANDER, a Bishop of Fiesole in Tuscany who fought the Lombard Kings incursions into control of the Church. His defence of the Church cost St. Alexander his life, when allies of the secular authorities drowned him 590. MANTIUS, ALEXANDER, and...read more
5th June O.S. DALAR (ADALHER), fellow worker with St. Boniface (vide infra) in the evangelisation of Friesland. St. Adalar was martyred, along with St. Boniface, at Dokkum in Friesland 755. ONIFACE, Enlightener of Germany, following education at monasteries at...read more