Feast of St. Dominguito del Val, altar boy killed in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain, martyred at age 7. Patron of Altar boys, acolytes and choirboys.
Feast of St. Velleicus of Kaiserswerth, Anglo-Saxon Benedictine abbot, disciple of St. Swithbert, evangelized Germany, abbot of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine.
Feast of St. Joseph Calasanctius, Spanish priest, theologian, confessor, synodal examiner, procurator, educator and the founder of the Pious Schools and the Piarists (Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools). Patron of Catholic…
Feast of St. Rose of Lima, virgin, lay Dominican, first saint born in the Americas. Patron of gardeners, embroiderers, florists, India, for the resolution of family quarrels, indigenous peoples of the Americas, Peru, Philippines, against vanity, Santa Rosa, CA &…
Feast of St. Sigfrid of Wearmouth, deacon and Abbott, disciple of St. Benedict Biscop, known for his knowledge of Scripture, his temperance, and obedience. Named coadjutor abbot of Jarrow and abbot of Wearmouth on death of St. Erstwine. He died…
Feast of Pope Saint Pius X, Italian Pope, promoted Thomism, opposed modernism. Patron of first communicants, Catechists, pilgrims, Archdiocese of Atlanta, GA, Diocese of Des Moines, IA, Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, MT, Santa Luċija, Malta, Archdiocese of Zamboanga, PI.
Feast of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Cistercian abbot, leader in the reform of Benedictine monasticism Doctor of the Church, preached the Second Crusade. Patron of Cistercians, Burgundy, beekeepers, candle makers and the Knights Templar.
Feast of St. Ezequiél Moreno y Díaz, Augustinian Recollect, missionary to the Philippines, Bishop of Pinara and later Pasto, Colombia. Patron of cancer patients, Sto. Niño De Molino Parish Church – Bacoor City and Recoletos Community. Died 1906.
Feast of St. Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga, Chilean Jesuit priest, lawyer, founder and writer of Basque origin.Founder of the Hogar de Cristo foundation. Patron of Chile, poor people, street children and social workers.
Feast of St. Tarsicius, martyred on the Appian Way while carrying the Eucharist to imprisoned Christians. Patron of first communicants.