About 450, at Imola, St. Peter Chrysologus, bishop and doctor of the church. He was a deacon at Imola before being appointed archbishop of Ravenna. As archbishop he built churches, reformed the church, championed St. Leo the Great’s teaching on the Incarnation, and was a renowned preacher.
In 1942, St. Leopold Mandic. His parents were Croatian. He became a Capuchin priest and served in Capuchin monasteries in Venice, Zara and Padua. He had hoped to dedicate himself to the reunion of the Eastern and Western churches, but his main apostolate turned out to be hearing confessions.
In 1959, in Mexico, St. Mary of Jesus Venegas de la Torre. She was born in a village in the state of Jalisco. She joined a group of women dedicated to caring of the sick. When they became a religious order, she wrote their constitutions. She spent her life as a religious dedicated to serving the sick.
Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.