Dr. John (Ellsworth) Hutchison-Hall

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Western Saints of the Orthodox Church

20th December


20th December

DOMINIC of BRESCIA, an early seventh century Bishop of Brescia in Lombardy. St. Dominic reposed circa 612.

LIBERATUS and BAJULUS, (Date Unknown), martyrs in Rome, of whom nothing further is known.

URSICINUS, tenth Bishop of Cahors in the Languedoc. Often mentioned in the writings of St. Gregory of Tours (17th November), St. Ursicinus reposed circa 585.

URSICINUS, a friend of St. Columbanus (2nd February), and fellow missionary to the Jura. St. Ursicinus founded a monastery where the present-day village of Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland is. He reposed circa 625.

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”.

Details of British Saints excerpted from Orthodox Saints of the British Isles.
Details of continental saints from these sources.