Dr. John (Ellsworth) Hutchison-HallWritings on Orthodox Christian theology and related miscellanea.
Writings on Orthodox Christian theology and related miscellanea.
10th April O.S. BEDE the YOUNGER, a high-ranking courtier in the Court of King Charles the Bald, who left the world and received monastic tonsure at a monastery in Gavello, approximately 60 km / 37 mi southwest of Venice. Several times St. Bede was offered a...read more
9th April O.S. CASILDA, a Moorish convert to Christianity who lived an hermitic life near Briviesca in present-day Castile and León, Spain. St. Casilda reposed circa A.D. 1050. DOTTO, In his Scottish Menology, Camerarius lists St. Dotto as the Abbot of a monastery in...read more
8th April O.S. AMANTIUS, the third Bishop of Como, St Amantius was the successor of St. Provinus (8th March). He is credited with the construction of the cathedral in Como, which later bore his name. St. Amantius reposed in A.D. 440. CONCESSA, (Date Unknown), a martyr...read more
7th April O.S. BRYNACH (BEMACH, BEMACUS), an Irishman, St. Brynach settled in Wales where he built a cell and church at a place now called Carn-Inglyi (Mountain of Angels), which overhangs Newport, Pembrokeshire. In addition, several churches in Pembrokeshire...read more
6th April O.S. BERTHANC (BERCHAN), According to all of the Scottish Kalendars, St. Berthanc is said to have spent his youth at Iona, and was later a Bishop of Kirkwall in the Orkneys. It appears that he reposed in Ireland circa A.D. 840, and his tomb is listed as...read more
5th April O.S. BECAN (BEGAN), one of the ‘Twelve Apostles of Ireland’. St. Becan is credited with founding a monastery at Kill-Beggan in Co. Westmeath. He also gave his name to the church and parish of Imleach-Becain, Co. Meath. The Félire Óengusso (Martyrology of...read more
4th April O.S. GUIER, (Date Unknown), A church in Cornwall is named for this hermit priest, of whose life we have no further details. GWERIR, (Date Uncertain), An anchorite near Liskeard in Cornwall, England at whose grave site King Alfred the Great was cured of a...read more
3rd April O.S. ATTALA (ATTALUS), an abbot of a monastery in Taormina in Sicily. St. Attala reposed circa A.D. 800. BURGUNDOFARA (FARA), (in France 7th December), Sister of SS. Cagnoald (6th September) and Faro (28th October), and daughter of Count Agneric, a courtier...read more
Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life! Le Christ est ressuscité! Krishti u ngjall! Crist ha ressuscitat! Christus ist auferstanden! Vstal z mrtvŷch Kristus! Kristus er genopstået! Kristus nousi...read more
2nd April O.S. ABUNDIUS, originally from Thessalonica, Greece, St. Abundius was the fourth Bishop of Como. His reputation as a theologian led Pope St. Leo the Great (10th November) to appoint him Papal Legate to the Fourth Ecumenical Council in Chalcedon in 451 A.D....read more