31st October (18th October O.S.):
- BROTHEN AND GWENDOLEN, (Sixth Century), nothing is known about these two saints beyond the existence of a local cult following their repose, and that St. Brothen is the patron-saint of Llanbrothen in Wales. Dolwyddelen and Llanwyddelan suggest a St. Gwendolen.
- GWEN, was the daughter of Brychan of Brecknock (6th April), and the sister of St. Cledwyn (1st November). She was murdered by the pagan Saxons at Talgarth A.D. 492.
- GWEN, (Fifth Century), Sister of St. Non (3rd March) and aunt of St. David of Wales (1st March). It is believed she was the mother of SS. Cybi (8th November), and Cadfan (1st November), however this tradition is rather uncertain.
- JUSTUS OF BEAUVAIS, a nine year-old child martyred A.D. 287, who was venerated in Beauvais in Picardy.
- MONON, A native of Scotland who lived as a hermit in the Ardennes, and was murdered in Nassogne in present-day Belgium circa A.D. 645.
- TRYPHONIA, (Fifth Century), a Roman widow and martyr. According to one tradition she may have been the widow of the Christian persecutor, Emperor Trajanus Decius or the widow of his son.
* - 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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