Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, Spanish knight, hermit, priest, founder, the Society of Jesus, 1st Superior General of the Jesuits in 1541.
Feast of St. Abdon
Feast of St. Abdon, Persian nobleman, martyred with St. Sennen. Buried in the Pontian cemetery, Rome. Patron of burying the dead, coopers.
Feast of St. Olaf of Norway
Feast of St. Olaf, Norse pirate, King, martyr. Unified and Christianized Norway. Patron of carvers; difficult marriage; kings; and Norway.
Feast of St. Alphonsa
Feast of St. Alphonsa, sister of the Poor Clares, the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint. Patron against illness.
Feast of St. Pantaleon
Feast of St. Pantaleon, martyr. Patron of Physicians, midwives, livestock, invoked against headaches, locusts, accidents and loneliness.
Feast of St. Bartholomea Capitanjo
Feast of St. Bartholomea Capitanjo, Foundress of the Italian Sisters of Charity of Lovere with St. Vincenzia Gerosa. Died in 1833.
Feast of St. Cucuphas
Feast of St. Cucuphas. Benedictine abbey of St. Cugat de Valles stands on the site of his martyrdom. Patron of Hunchbacks, petty thieves.
Feast of St. Godo
Feast of St. Godo, Benedictine abbot, nephew of St. Wandrille. Founded Oye Abbey, Sezanne en Brie. Patron of glove & perfume makers.
Feast of St. Liborius of Le Mans
Feast of St. Liborius of Le Mans, 2nd Bishop of Le Mans, France. Patron of Paderborn. Patron against calculi, colic, fever, and gallstones.
Feast of St. Wandrille
Feast of St. Wandrille, Benedictine abbot, hermit at St. Ursanne, Jura. Founded the monastery of Fontenelle, in Normandy. Died in 668.