The feast of the Holy Guardian Angels.
In 679, St. Leger, bishop of Autun. He was abbot of the monastery of Saint-Maxence near Poitiers, which he reformed using the Rule of St. Benedict as a guide. As bishop, he restored order to his troubled diocese and reformed the monasteries within it. He was murdered in the course of a political struggle.
In 1879, Blessed Antony Chevrier. He was a priest of the diocese of Lyons who worked among the poor. A group of other priests came to live with him and share his work.
Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.