26th November (13th November O.S.):
- ABBO, born near Orléans, St. Abbo became a monk at Fleury (St. Benoît-sur-Loire), and was later invited by St. Oswald of Worcester (28th February) to take charge of the monastery of Ramsey. Staying there for two years (A.D. 985-7) he wrote the Life of St. Edmund. He then left Ramsey to become the Abbot of Fleury. St. Abbo was martyred in La Réole in Gascony in A.D. 1004.
- ARCADIUS, PASCHASIUS, PROBUS, EUTYCHIAN AND PAULILLUS, Protomartyrs of the Vandal persecution in Africa in A.D. 437, these saints were natives of Spain who were exiled to Africa by the Vandal Arian King Genseric. Paulillus, a youth, was the younger brother of SS. Paschasius and Eutychian.
- BRICE (BRITIUS, BRIXIUS), a disciple of St. Martin of Tours (11th November) who was chosen to be his successor. He proved to be a proud and ambitious person and was forced to resign. He repented and was reinstated; and the change in him was so dramatic that his flock proclaimed him a saint immediately after his death in A.D. 444.
- CAILLIN, (Seventh Century), a disciple of St. Aidan of Ferns (31st January) in Ireland. He is the patron saint of Fenagh, Co. Leitrim, where he had founded a monastery, and is notable for a miracle by which he turned certain unbelieving Druids into stone.
- CHILLIEN (KILIAN), (Seventh Century), an Irish relative of St. Fiacre (30th August), who worked as a missionary in Artois. His relics were enshrined in Aubigny near Arras.
- COLUMBA, the patron-saint of two parishes in Cornwall, she is said to have been a Christian virgin put to death by a heathen king.
- DALMATIUS, the Bishop of Rodez in southern Gaul from A.D. 524 until his repose in A.D. 580. He suffered great persecution under the Arian King Amalric.
- DAMASUS, a native of Spain who served as deacon in the Spanish church of St. Laurence in Rome. He became Pope of Rome in A.D. 366, and was an opponent of Arianism and Apollinarianism. St. Damasus developed the liturgy and restored many churches and tombs of the martyrs, and reposed in A.D. 384.
- DEVINICUS (DENICK, TEAVNECK), (Sixth Century), St. Devinicus was born in the north of Scotland and in old age worked with SS. Columba (9th June) and Machar (12th November). He preached in Caithness, most likely as a bishop.
- EUGENEI OF TOLEDO, a Visigoth born in Toledo who became a monk at St. Engracia in Saragossa, and in A.D. 646 was consecrated Bishop of Toledo. He was a gifted poet and musician, and passionate about the beauty of the liturgy. He reposed in A.D. 657.
- GREDIFAEL, (Seventh Century), St. Gredifael accompanied St. Paternus (15th April) from Brittany to Wales, and later served as Abbot of Whitland in Dyfed.
- MAXELLENDIS, a woman stabbed to death in Caudry near Cambrai in northern Gaul because she wished to be a nun, circa A.D. 670.
- MITRIUS (MITRE, METRE, MERRE), a Greek slave in Aix in Provence, who in A.D. 314, along with his fellow-slaves, was savagely abused by his tyrannical master and was finally beheaded.
- QUINTIAN, a native of North Africa who fled the Arian-Vandal persecution, and eventually became the Bishop of Rodez. Exiled by the Arian Visigoths, he settled in Auvergne where he succeeded St. Euphrasius (14th January) as Bishop of Clermont, reposing circa A.D. 527.
- VALENTINE, SOLUTOR AND VICTOR, martyrs (circa A.D. 305) venerated in Ravenna.
* - 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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