February 18 — Leo the Great; Colmán of Lindisfarne

Leo the Great, Pope of Rome (391 or 400–461) (aka Leo I) was born in Tuscany (or Rome), and gained fame as a helper and diplomat while still a deacon. When Pope Sixtus III (not to be confused with the sixty-third pope, who was Pelagius II) died, Leo was unanimously elected to replace him. He… Continue reading February 18 — Leo the Great; Colmán of Lindisfarne