Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, Dominican tertiary, theologian. Patron – Italy, Allentown PA, miscarriages, sickness, nurses, against fire.
Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, Italian physician, working mother of four. Patron of mothers, physicians, & unborn children. Died 1962.
Feast of St. Zita, patron of domestic servants, homemakers, lost keys, rape victims, single laywomen, waiters, & waitresses. Died 1272.
Feast of St. Paschasius Radbertus, Carolingian theologian, Abbot of Corbie, France. Known for the exegese De Corpore et Sanguine Domini.
Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, author of the Second Gospel, cousin of St. Barnabas. Patron of Barristers, Venice, Egypt, & Mainar, Spain.
Feast of St. William Firmatus, Hermit, pilgrim, physician and canon at Saint-Venance, France. Patron against headache.
Feast of St. Adalbert of Prague, Bishop & Martyr. Died evangelizing the Prussians of Pomerania. Patron of Bohemia, Hungary, Poland, Prussia.
Feast of St. Froduiphus, Benedictine hermit, monk at Autun, France, disciple of St. Madericus. Fled to the Cote d’Or by Muslim invasion.
Feast of St. Agnes of Montepulciano, Dominican prioress in Tuscany, Italy. Known as a miracle worker. Died 1317.
Feast of St. Expeditus, Roman martyr. Patron of emergencies, programmers, hackers, merchants, navigators, and against procrastination.