04 works, Today, November 15th, is Saint Felix of Nola’s day, his story illustrated #318

Giovanni da San Giovanni and Volterrano
Saint Felix helps Saint Maximus, c. 1636
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Saint Felix of Nola (d. ca. 250) Felix was the elder son of Hermias, a Syrian centurion who had retired to Nola, Italy. After his father’s death Felix sold off most of his property and possessions, gave the proceeds to the poor, and pursued a clerical vocation. Felix was ordained by, and worked with, Saint Maximus of Nola…

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07 works, Today, October 5th, is Saint Saint Placid’s day, his story illustrated #277

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St Placid & Companions, Martyrs

The Brighton Oratory

Saint Placid was born in Rome, in the year 515, of a patrician family, and at seven years of age was taken by his father to the Benedictine monastery of Subiaco to be educated…

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