Dr. John (Ellsworth) Hutchison-Hall

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Western Saints of the Orthodox Church

29th September


29th September

ALARICUS (ADALRICUS, ADALRAI), a son of Duke Burkhard II of Swabia, who was educated at Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland. Following the completion of his studies, St. Alaricus received monastic tonsure at Einsiedeln, later living as an anchorite on Ufenau Island in Lake Zurich until his repose in 975.

CATHOLDUS, ANNO, and DIETHARDUS, eighth century monks who evangelised the region of Eichstätt in Bavaria.

FRATEMUS, seventh Bishop of Auxerre in Burgundy, and believed to have been martyred circa 450.

LIUTWIN, founder of the double monastery of SS. Peter and Mary at Mettlach in Saarland (30 km / 19 mi south of Trier) circa 690. St. Liutwin served as the 35th Bishop of Trier (circa 697 – circa 718). St. Liutwin reposed circa 722, and was buried at the Abbey of SS. Peter and Mary in Mettlach.

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.