St. Arthelais of Benvento – March 3

Saint Arthelais of Benvento, Patron Saint of Kidnap Victims

Extract from Saint Arthelais of Benvento: “Daughter of Roman imperial proconsul Lucius and Aithuesa. The emperor Justinian desired her, but she had taken vows of holy chastity. Fled to Benevento, Italy where she stayed with her uncle Narses Patricius. En route she was kidnapped by highway men, but was miraculously freed after three days.”

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We, at the CTF/SOS DRS have prayed for the intercession of St. Arthelais of Benvento on behalf of those affected by the following catastrophes:

Human Trafficking in Haiti (Ongoing) (America) See World Mission Rosary Intentions: February 15- February 28, 2010.

Articles and Websites:

English:

Ask Jeeves:  Arthelais
Catholic Online:  St. Arthelais
Early Feast Days and Saints:  March 3rd, 2011
Eternal World Television Network:  St. Arthelais Virgin, Link
JISCMail:  Medieval Religion Archives
Paolowiki:  Arthelais
Saints.SQPN.com:  Saint Arthelais of Benevento
Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia:  Arthelais

Videos and Books:

Amazon.com:  Butler’s Lives of the Saints
Barnes and Noble:  560 Deaths … Arthelais
General Books About Saints:  Saints for Dummies
Google Books:  Dictionary of Saints
Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints:  Arthelais

That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom,

make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

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