Post by Eric Gajewski on Dec 23, 2015 17:05:16 GMT
TradCatKnight: The Knights of Aviz and Their Cistercian Founder
Saint John of Cirita Memorial: 23 December Benedictine monk, also known as John Ziritu. Hermit in Galacia. Monk at Toronca, Portugal, which he helped turn into a Cistercian house. Wrote the Rule of the Knights of Aviz (Portuguese: Ordem Militar de Avis). Died, c. 1164.