Western Saints of the Orthodox Church 26th November
AMATOR, first Bishop of Autun and is remembered for evangelising the Gallic Aedui tribe. St. Amato reposed in 270.
BASOLUS (BASLE), a monk near Rheims, an acclaimed wonderworker he spent the last forty years of his life as a hermit on a hill overlooking the city. St. Barolos reposed in 620.
CONRAD of CONSTANCE, Bishop of Constance in Germany from 934, until his repose in 975. During his time as bishop, St. Conrad made three pilgrimages to the Holy Land, and accompanied Emperor Otto I to Rome.
MARTIN of ARADES, a priest-monk at Corbie Abbey, Court Chaplain, and spiritual father to Charles Martel. St. Martin reposed in 726.
SIRICIUS, thirty-eighth Pope of Rome from 384 until his repose in 399. St. Siricius was the first Pope of Rome to issue a decretal calling for clerical celibacy (386), and presided at the synods which excommunicated Jovinian in 392 and 393.
VACZ, an eleventh century hermit in Visegrád in present-day Hungary.
Prior to the Schism the Patriarchate of Rome was Orthodox, and fully in communion with the Orthodox Church. As Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco +1966 said “The West was Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable Liturgy is far older than any of her heresies”.