ALEXANDER SAULI (Saint) Bishop (October 11) (16th century) One of God’s instruments in the restoration of Church discipline in Italy in the sixteenth century. Of noble birth in Lombardy, he joined the recently founded Order of Barnabites, of which he became General. His chief sphere of work was in Corsica, where for twenty years he was Bishop of Aleria. Made in 1591, against his will, Bishop of Pavia, he died there (April 23) in the following year. He was beatified in 1741, and canonised by Pope Pius X A.D. 1904.