Feast of St. Rupert of Salzburg, Bishop, founder and missionary. Bishop of Worms, first Bishop of Salzburg and abbot of St. Peter’s in Salzburg. Took over a deserted town, renamed it Salzburg. Apostle of Bavaria. Patron of Austria, Salzburg and…
Feast of St. Castulus
Feast of St. Castulus, martyr. Chamberlain of Emperor Diocletian who hid Christians during Diocletianic Persecution. Patron of shepherds, invoked against erysipelas, lightning, horse theft, wildfires, and drowning. Died 286 AD.
Feast of Saint Lucy Filippini
Feast of Saint Lucy Filippini, founder, Religious Teachers Filippini. founded schools for young women, especially the poor. Died 1732.
Feast of St. Aldemar the Wise
Feast of St. Aldemar the Wise, Benedictine Abbot, founder and miracle worker, born in Capua, became a monk at Monte Cassino, Abbot of San Lorenzo, founded monastery of Santa Eufemia, and other monasteries in Chieti and Piceno. Buried in Bucchignano,…
Feast of St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo
Feast of St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo, Spanish born lawyer & professor, chief judge of the court of Inquisition at Granada. As Archbishop of Lima, Peru, he founded schools, churches, hospitals, & 1st New World seminary. Patron of Native rights,…
Feast of St. Nicholas of Flue
Feast of St. Nicholas of Flue, Swiss farmer, captain, councilor, judge, member of the assembly, mystic, hermit and father of ten children. Patron of Switzerland and Pontifical Swiss Guards.
Feast of St. William of Penacorada
Feast of St. William of Penacorada, Benedictine founder, from the monastery of Sathgun, Leon, Spain. Fled that monastery under attack by Saracens. Founded the monastery of Santa Maria de los Valles, later renamed San Guillermo de Penacorda.
Feast of St. Joseph
Feast of St. Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and legal father of Jesus Christ. Patron of The Catholic Church, unborn children, fathers, workers, carpenters, Belgium, Croatia, realtors, against doubt and hesitation and of a happy death.
Feast of St. Salvator of Horta
Feast of St. Salvator of Horta, Franciscan lay brother from Catalonia, Spain, miracle worker. Major shrine – Church of St. Rosalie, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Died 1567. Canonized 1938.
Feast of St. Patrick and St. Gertrude of Nivelles
Feast of St. Patrick and St. Gertrude of Nivelles. St. Patrick is the well-known patron of Ireland. Today is also the feast day of St. Gertrude of Nivelles. St. Gertrude is the patron of travelers, gardeners and cats