Feast of St. John Bosco, founder, Salesians of Don Bosco. Patron of editors, publishers, magicians, juvenile delinquents.
Feast of St. Aldegunais, Virgin & Abbess, member, Merovingian royal family, raised by St. Walbert & St. Bertila. Patron of Cancer & Wounds.
Feast of St. Blath, the cook in St. Brigid’s convent, in Kildare, Ireland. She was renowned for her holiness. Died in 523.
Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, Dominican priest, doctor of the Church. Patron of all universities and all students. Died in 1274.
Feast of St. Angela Merici, founder, the Ursulines. Patron the sick, disabled & physically challenged, those grieving the loss of parents.
Feast of St. Paula, married Toxotius, had 5 children. Widowed, built a hospice, monastery, and a convent with St. Jerome. Patron of widows.
Feast of St. Dwynwen, Welsh saint credited with the saying: “Nothing wins hearts like cheerfulness”. Patron of Lovers (in Wales).
Feast of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop, Founder, Doctor of the Church. Patron of Catholic writers, the Catholic press, the deaf, journalists.
Feast of St. Vincent Saragossa, deacon, protomartyr of Spain. Patron of Lisbon, Portugal, Vicenza, Italy, vinegar-makers, and wine-makers.
Feast of St. Agnes, virgin & martyr. Patron of chastity, gardeners, girls, engaged couples, rape survivors, virgins, & the Children of Mary.