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March 23.

St. Alphonsus Turibius, Abp. of Lima, A.D. 1606. Sts. Victorian, &c. A.D. 484. St. Edelwald, A.D. 699.

St. Edelwald.

This was an English benedictine monk of Rippon, who became a hermit, and was buried by St. Cuthbert in St. Peter's church, at Lindisfarne.


1801. Paul, emperor of Russia, was strangled at St. Petersburg.


Peerless Daffodil. Narcissus incomparabilis.
Dedicated to St. Alphonsus.