ITALY OF MY HEART
REJOICE CELTIC SAINTS
SYNAXARION – HAGIOLOGY
FRANCE OF MY HEART
Rejoice, Saint Sigrada of Soissons in France
& Saint Asella the Flower of the Lord in Rome, Italy!
Roma, Italia – 4K Rome Timelapse
Saint Sigrada of Soissons, France
Saint Sigrada, Aug 8 + c 678. Mother of Sts Leodegarius and Warinus, as a widow she became a nun at the convent in Soissons in France. She reposed shortly after the martyrdom of her sons.
Saint Asella the Flower of Lord, Abbess in Rome, Italy (Dec 6, +406)
A consecreated virgin (a nun) from age 10. At age 12 she moved into a cell in Rome, Italy in which she lived the rest of her life. From it she led a community of like-minded women, and she emerged only to attend Mass and to visit the tombs of martyrs. She received visits from the historian Bishop Palladia. Her story is recounted by Saint Jerome who called her a flower of the Lord.
Rejoicings to Saint Asella the “Flower of the Lord”,
Abbess in a Monastery in Rome, Italy (December 6, +406)
and to Saint Sigrada the widow, nun in a Monastery in Soissons, France,
Mother of Saints Martyrs Leodegarius and Warinos
(August 4 & August 8, +678)
Rejoice, Saint Sigrada
Rejoice, Saint Asella of Rome
Rejoice Sagrada, valerian of Soissons
Rejoice, Mother of Martyrs and painted by Angels
Rejoice Asella, that you wear the skylight of virtues
Rejoice that you entered in a heavenly monastery of Rome 10 years old
Rejoice Sagrada, jasmine rose petals of our hearts
Rejoice Asella, that you called “Flower of the Lord”
Rejoice, Asella and Sigrada Spring Harmonies
Rejoice, line drawings of Love
Rejoice, Asella and Sagrada
that make God smile.
Rejoice, O Saints Asella & Sigrada!
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