August 3 Saints of the Day – Anthony the Roman and Waltheof of Melrose

On this day in 1913, the Wheatland Hop Riot, a major labor dispute, started in Wheatland, California. When the Waterland Yeast Riot broke out nearby, they all had a hefeweisen and went home. Anthony the Roman (1067 – 1147) was born demonymously, raised Orthodoxically (in the early days of the East/West split), and orphaned at… Continue reading August 3 Saints of the Day – Anthony the Roman and Waltheof of Melrose