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Saint of the Day: May 30th - King Saint Ferdinand III

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints He was eldest son to Alphonsus, king of Leon, and of Berangera of Castile, elder sister of Blanche, mother of Saint Lewis of France, and was born about the end of the year …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints He was eldest son to Alphonsus, king of Leon, and of Berangera of Castile, elder sister of Blanche, mother of Saint Lewis of France, and was born about the end of the year 1198 or some time in 1199. Beranga had been obliged by Pope Innocent III to a separation from Alphonsus of Leon after having borne to him two sons, Ferdinand and Alphonsus, and two daughters, because, though in the third degree of consanguinity, they had been married without a dispensation, which was at that time very difficult to be obtained. But because this marriage had been contracted bona fide by the decrees of the pope, and the states of the two kingdoms, their children were declared their lawful heirs. Berangera returned to her father Alphonsus IX of Castile, one of the most valiant and virtuous kings that ever reigned in Spain, and who was to her the most tender and best of fathers. He dying in 1214, his son Henry, eleven years of age, succeeded him under the tutorship and regency …More
Irapuato
Anastasius II of Pavia
Basil the Elder
Carlo Liviero
Crispulus of Sardinia
Dymphna
Elisabeth Stagel
Emmelia
Euplius
Exuperantius of Ravenna
Ferdinand III of Castille
Gamo of Brittany
Gavino of Sardinia
Issac of Constantinople
Joan of Arc
Joseph Marello
Lawrence Richardson
Luke Kirby
Madelgisilus
Marie-Céline of the Presentation
Matiya Mulumba
Otto Neururer
Reinhildis of Riesenbeck
Restitut…More
Anastasius II of Pavia
Basil the Elder
Carlo Liviero
Crispulus of Sardinia
Dymphna
Elisabeth Stagel
Emmelia
Euplius
Exuperantius of Ravenna
Ferdinand III of Castille
Gamo of Brittany
Gavino of Sardinia
Issac of Constantinople
Joan of Arc
Joseph Marello
Lawrence Richardson
Luke Kirby
Madelgisilus
Marie-Céline of the Presentation
Matiya Mulumba
Otto Neururer
Reinhildis of Riesenbeck
Restitutus of Cagliari
Richard Newport
Thomas Cottam
Venantius of Lérins
Walstan of Bawburgh
William Filby
Willilam Scott

Martyrs of Aquileia – 3 saints

Marta Maria Wiecka
Palatinus
Sycus