August 23 – Eutychius and Florentius; Philip Benizi

Eutychius and Florentius (d. 540, 547, resp.) were ascetic monks near Nursa or Nursia or Norcia, some 173 km NE of Rome as the Fiat drives (on the A1, E45, and—well, you might want to bring a map). When the nearest available abbot died, the monks at his monastery implored Eutychius to replace him, and… Continue reading August 23 – Eutychius and Florentius; Philip Benizi