Feast of St. Theobald of Provins, hermit and monk. Patron of farmers, winegrowers, shoemakers, belt makers, charcoal-burners and bachelors.
Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles. Peter – patron of bakers, bridge builders, butchers, fishermen. Paul – patron of missionaries and theologians.
Feast of St. Hemma of Gurk, noblewoman and founder of churches and monasteries. Patron of the Diocese of Gurk-Klagenfurt, the State of Carinthia, Austria, invoked during childbirth and against diseases of the eye and extreme hangovers.
Feast of St. Pelagius of Cordova, martyred by the Caliph of Córdoba. Remembered in the poem by Rhoswitha of Gandersheim – Passion of Pelagius. Patron of abandoned people, torture victims and Castro Urdiales, Spain.
Feast of St. Prosper of Aquitaine, writer, disciple of St. Augustine of Hippo, aggressive propagandist for the Augustinian doctrine of grace who chose the writings that became the decrees of the 529 Council of Orange.
Feast of St. Orentius, Martyred with Heros, Pharnacius, Firminus, Firmus, Longinus, and Cyriacus in 304.
Feast of St. Thomas More, English lawyer, author, statesman, councilor to Henry VIII and Lord High Chancellor of England. He was convicted of treason and beheaded. Patron of Adopted children, civil servants, difficult marriages, large families, lawyers, politicians & statesmen.
Feast of St. AIban of Mainz, priest, missionary, preacher, martyr, companion of St. Ursus, slain by the Vandals. Patron of hernia, epilepsy, gravel and kidney stones.
Feast of St. Florentina, Spanish abbess, sister of Saints. Leander, Isidore, & Fulgentius. Founded the convent of Santa Maria de Valle near Ecija, Spain.
Feast of St. Juliana Falconieri, foundress of the Religious Sisters of the Third Order of Servites (the Servite Tertiaries). Patron of bodily ills, sick people, and sickness.