Feast of St. Petronilla, Roman virgin and martyr. Patron – The Dauphins of France, treaties between Popes and Frankish emperors and mountain travelers. Invoked against fever.
Feast of St. Walstan
Feast of St. Walstan, farm laborer. Walstan’s mother, St. Blitha of Martham, was a kinswoman of Æthelred the Unready. At the age of 12, Walstan began a life dedicated to farming and the care of farm animals. Patron saint of…
Feast of St. Maximinus (Maximin) of Trier
Feast of St. Maximinus (Maximin) of Trier, fifth Bishop of Trier, opponent of Arianism. Patron of Trier. Invoked as protection against perjury, loss at sea and destructive rains.
Contact your State Senator-vote no on “Reproductive Health Act” Senate Bill 25
The misnamed “Reproductive Health Act” is moving quickly through the Illinois Legislature. The Illinois House just today passed the “Reproductive Health Act” (now housed in Senate Bill 25) by a 64-50 vote, with four lawmakers voting “present.” Read our statement here,…
Feast of St. Bernard of Montjoux
Feast of St. Bernard of Montjoux, priest and founder of a canonry and hostel at the highest point of the pass named Great St. Bernard, 8,000 feet above sea level, in 1050. Patron of mountaineers, skiers, skateboarders, and the Alps.…
Witness slips for the extreme abortion legislation in the Illinois General Assembly
Witness slips for the extreme abortion legislation in the Illinois General Assembly have just become available. Witness slips are an important way for Illinoisans to voice their opinion on legislation. This is a chance for us to show our representatives how…
Feast of St. Maria Magdalen De Pazzi
Feast of St. Maria Magdalen De Pazzi, discalced Carmelite mystic and healer. Patron of sick people, against bodily ills, against sexual temptation, against sickness. Co-patron of Naples.
Feast of St. David I of Scotland
Feast of St. David I of Scotland, Prince of the Cumbrians, King of the Scots, the youngest son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret of Wessex. He implemented of the ideals of Gregorian Reform and fostered the foundation of monasteries
Feast of St. William of Rochester
Feast of St. William of Rochester, (also known as St. William of Perth), Scottish baker, palmer, and martyr, born in Perth, Scotland. He was martyred in Rochester, England. Patron of adopted children.
Feast of St. Rita of Cascia
Feast of St. Rita of Cascia, Italian Augustinian nun, widow. Patron of lost & impossible causes, sickness, wounds, marital problems, abuse, mothers and the unofficial patron saint of baseball due to a reference made to her in the 2002 film…