13th April (31st March O.S.):
- ALDO, (late eighth century), a Count of Ostrevant who became a monk at the monastery of Hasnon in present-day Belgium, which had been founded by his brother John. St. Aldo served as their second abbot.
- BALBINA, she is thought to have been the daughter of St. Quirinus (30th March) the martyr. St. Balbina was baptised by Pope St. Alexander I (3rd May), and then lived as a virgin in Rome. Following her repose circa A.D. 130, she was buried on the Appian Way near her father. Her relics were later enshrined in the church dedicated to her on the Aventine.
- GUY (GUIDO), St. Guy became a monk at the monastery of St. Severus, ultimately serving as abbot. Later he went to the monastery of Pomposa near Ferrara. St. Guy reposed in A.D. 1046.
- RENOVATUS, after renouncing Arianism, he became a monk and then abbot of Cauliana in Lusitania. Finally St. Renovatus served as Bishop of Mérida for twenty-two years, reposing circa A.D. 633.
- THEODULUS, ANESIUS, FELIX, CORNELIA AND COMPANIONS, (date unknown), a group martyrs in North Africa of whom no further particulars are extant..
* - 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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