Saints

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Valentine

At least three different Saint Valentines, all of them martyrs, are mentioned in the early martyrologies under date of 14 February

Verena

Hermitess, Originally from Egypt, she was supposedly a relative of St. Victor the Theban Legion.

Irish-born Abbot of St. Peter's monastery at Salzburg. He held that the earth was round, for which St. Boniface accused him of heresy. Vergilius freed himself of the charge, and went on to become a missionary, dying in 789

Veridiana

Benedictine virgin and recluse. Originally from a noble family of Castelfiorentino, Tuscany, Italy, she went on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and, after returning, had herself walled up in a hermitage near the Elba River.

Veronica

Veronica is a name popularly given to one of the women who accompanied Christ to Calvary. 'Veronica' is an abbreviation of 'vera icon' (true image), and the woman now called Veronica is said to have offered a towel to Christ, on which he left the imprint of his face

Veronica Giuliani

Capuchin, who died in 1727

Bishop of Oldenburg, who died in 1154

Victor the Moor

Martyr executed at Nicomedia, with a group, including Zoticus,Antoninus, Theonas, Chrysophorus, Severian, Acyndius, Zeno, and Caesareus.

Bishop of Pettau, an ecclesiastical writer, martyred in the Diocletian persecution

Vigilius

Bishop of Trent, martyred 26 June, 405

Also called Maldegarius, married to St. Waldetrude. Their four children are also among the saints. SS. Vincent and Waldetrude both entered monastic life, he founding the monasteries of Hautmont and Soignies. He died in 677

Vincent Ferrer

Spanish-born Dominican missionary, who died in 1419

Vincent of Saragossa

Deacon, a native of Saragossa, martyred in 304

Bishop of Cambrai-Arras, born about 620

Monk, archbishop of Arles

Vitalis

Martyr in about 171. Husband of St. Valeria (also a martyr), and father of SS. Gervasius and Protasius

Vitalis was a slave, converted to Christianity by his master Agricola. Both were martyred at Bologna about 304

Founder of the monastery and Congregation of Savigny. Died 1122

Vitus, Modestus, and Crescentia

According to the legend, martyrs under Diocletian