25th November (12th November O.S.):
- ASTERICUS (ASTRICUS, ASCRICK), a monk who accompanied St. Adalbert (23rd April) in the Czech mission. He became the first Abbot of Brevnov but was forced to flee to Hungary where he became the first Abbot of Pannonhalma, recently founded by King Stephen, and Archbishop of Kalocsa. He reposed circa A.D. 1035.
- BENEDICT, JOHN, MATTHEW, ISAAC AND CHRISTINUS (CHRISTIAN), monks from Italy who followed St. Adalbert of Prague (23rd April) on one of his missions to Poland and were murdered by thieves at their monastery near Gnesen in A.D. 1005.
- CADWALLADER, a pious Welsh king of whom little is known, and who is believed to have reposed in the second of two devastating plagues which stuck during his reign, circa A.D. 682.
- CUMMIAN FADA, a monk at Clonfert who went on to found the monastery of Kilcummin, reposing in A.D. 662.
- CUNIBERT, Archbishop of Cologne and an untiring builder of churches and monasteries. He reposed circa A.D. 663.
- EMILIAN, a poor shepherd in La Rioja who became a hermit and was later ordained to the priesthood to serve the parish of Berceo. Returning to the life of a hermit, a large number of disciples gathered around him and he became their abbot. This community grew into the monastery of La Cogolla. In Spain he is known as San Millan de la Cogolla. St. Emilian reposed in A.D. 574.
- EVODIUS, a Bishop of Le Puy who reposed circa A.D. 560.
- HIMERIUS (IMIER), (Early Seventh Century), a hermit in the Jura. The site of his hermitage is now called after him, Val-Saint-Imier.
- LIAFWINE (LEBUIN), a monk at Ripon who went to Holland to take part in the work begun by St. Boniface (5th June). Working with St. Marcellinus (14th July) under St. Gregory of Utrecht (25th August) he founded a church in Deventer from which he based his mission to the Saxons and the Frisians. He is known as an Apostle of the Frisians and patron of Deventer and reposed circa A.D. 773.
- MACHAR (MACHARIUS, MOCHUMNA), (Sixth Century), born in Ireland, St. Machar was baptised by St. Colman (18th February) and later became a disciple of St. Columba (9th June) at Iona. Later he led a mission of twelve disciples to convert the Picts near Aberdeen.
- NAMPHASIUS (NAMPHRASE), following a career in the military, he became a hermit near Marcillac and reposed circa A.D. 800.
- PATERNUS, a Breton who was a monk at Cessier and then at Saint-Pierre-le-Vif near Sens. St. Paternus was murdered by bandits circa A.D. 726.
- RENATUS (RENÉ), a Bishop of Angers, and commonly believed of Sorrento as well. He reposed circa A.D. 422.
- RUFUS OF AVIGNON, venerated as the first Bishop of Avignon, he reposed circa A.D. 200.
- YMAR, a monk at the monastery of Reculver in Kent who was martyred by the Danes circa A.D. 830.
* - 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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