Today is the anniversary of the founding of the Monastery of the Ascension in 1965, and its independence from Mt. Angel Abbey in 1998, which are commemorated with the liturgy for the dedication of a church.
In the first century, St. Lydia. She was a Jewish proselyte whom Paul baptized in Philippi. She offered Paul hospitality.
Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.