23rd October (10th October O.S.):
- ALDERICUS (ALDRIC, AUDRI), an Abbot at Ferrières who was consecrated Archbishop of Sens circa A.D. 828 and reposed circa A.D. 836 - 841.
- CASSIUS, FLORENTIUS AND COMPANIONS, martyrs under the Emperor Maximian Herculeus at Bonn A.D. 303.
- CERBONIUS, a Bishop of Verona who reposed circa A.D. 400.
- CERBONIUS, one of the bishops in North Africa driven from their sees by the Arian Vandals. He settled at Populonia in Tuscany where he served as bishop, reposing circa A.D. 580.
- CLARUS, (Third Century), a missionary to Brittany and later Bishop of Nantes.
- FULK, the twenty-first Abbot of Fontenelle in Normandy. He reposed A.D. 845.
- GEREON, (Third Century), a soldier martyred either in Xanten or Bonn.
- PATRICIAN, (Fifth Century), a bishop in Scotland who was forced into exile by heathen and spent the remainder of his life on the Isle of Man.
- PAULINUS OF CAPUA, a pilgrim, who may have come from England. While staying in Capua he was compelled by the inhabitants to become their bishop. He served that see for eight years, reposing A.D. 843 in Sicopolis where he had sought refuge during the invasion of the Saracens.
- PAULINUS OF YORK, born in Rome, St. Paulinus was sent to England along with SS. Mellitus (24th April), and Justus (10th November) to assist St. Augustine (27th May). He spent twenty-four years in Kent before accompanying the Kentish Princess St. Ethelburga (8th September), who had espoused King St. Edwin of Northumbria (12th October), to the North of England, where he was consecrated the first Archbishop of York, baptising the King and an immense number of his subjects. After St. Edwin’s martyrdom, St. Paulinus accompanied St. Ethelburga on her return to Kent, and her subsequent founding of the convent of Lyminge. There he was made Bishop of Rochester, and served that See until his repose A.D. 644.
- TANCA, a young girl near Troyes in north-central Gaul, who was martyred defending her virginity circa A.D. 637.
- VICTOR AND COMPANIONS, a group of three hundred and thirty soldiers associated with the Theban Legion (22nd September) martyred at Agaunum (present-day Saint-Maurice, Switzerland) circa A.D. 286.
* - 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."
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