Feast of St. Romanus of Condat, hermit, founder, Lauconne, La Balme, & Condat Abbeys, France, and Romainmôtier Priory, Switzerland. Patron of drowning victims, the mentally ill and insanity.
Feast of St. Margaret of Cortona, Italian penitent, 3rd Order of St. Francis, born in Laviano, Perugia. Patron of hoboes, homeless, insane, orphaned, mentally ill, midwives, penitents, single mothers, single laywomen, 3rd children, reformed prostitutes, stepchildren & tramps.
Feast of St. Severian, martyr, Bishop of Scythopolis, Palaestina Secunda, (Galilee). Attended the Council of Chalcedon, assassinated in 452.
Feast of St. Beatus of Liébana, monk, theologian & geographer from the former Duchy of Cantabria & Kingdom of Asturias, northern Spain. Monk at St. Martin de Turieno Monastery, Santander, Spain, he authored the Commentary on the Apocalypse, a commentary…
Feast of Fra Angelico, Dominican Friar, early Italian Renaissance painter. Born Guido di Pietro, in Vicchio, Tuscany. Patron of Artists.
Feast of St. Juliana of Nicomedia (İzmit, Turkey), virgin, daughter of illustrious Roman named Africanus, martyred during the Diocletianic persecutions in 304. Patron saint of sickness.
Feast of St. Walfrid of Gherardesca, Benedictine Abbot and founder, Abbey of Palazzuolo on Monte Verde, Italy. Born Galfrido della Gherardesca in Pisa, Italy.
Feast of St. Polyeuctus, Martyr, a wealthy Roman army officer converted to Christianity by St. Nearchus. Martyred at Melitene, Armenia, under Emperor Valerian. Patron of vows and treaty agreements. Died in 259
Feast of St. Adolf of Osnabruck, Cistercian monk & Bishop of Osnabruck, member of the family of the Counts of Tecklenburg, Duchy of Westphalia, Germany. Known as the “Almoner of the Poor”.
Feast of St. William of Maleval, (William the Great), hermit and founder, Hermits of Saint William (Gulliemites), a branch of the Hermits of St. Augustine. Patron of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Bacolor, Pampanga, Buting and Pasig, Philippines. Died in 1157.…