Feast of St. Thethmar, Premonstratensian canon and missionary. He was also known as Theodemar, Friend of St. Vicelinus, worked to convert the Wends, in Germany. Died 1152.
Feast of St. Ubald Baldassini (Ubald of Gubbio), medieval Bishop of Gubbio, Italy. Canonized in 1192 by Pope Celestine III. Patron of sick children, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autistics, against migraine, neuralgia and demonic possession.
Feast of St. Matthias, the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot following Judas’ betrayal of Jesus. Patron of alcoholics, carpenters, tailors, Gary Indiana, Great Falls-Billings Montana, smallpox, hope and perseverance.
Feast of St. Servatus, bishop of Tongeren for 37 years, one of the Ice Saints. Patron invoked against foot troubles, leg problems, lameness, rheumatism, rats and mice.
Feast of St. Philip of Agirone, early Christian confessor. Patron of Agira, Sicily, Ħaż-Żebbuġ, Malta, and the U.S. Army Special Forces.
Feast of St. Gangulphus of Burgundy, Martyr hermit. A landowner who renounced his wealth & become a hermit. Patron of husbands unhappily married, shoemakers, children, horses, invoked against knee pains, sicknesses affecting the eyes & skin and against marital difficulties.
Feast of St. Cataldus, Archbishop. Irish monk in Lismore, County Waterford. Shipwrecked at Taranto while returning from the Holy Land. Elected Bishop, elevated to Archbishop. Patron of the Sicilian Normans & Taranto, Italy. Invoked for protection from plagues, droughts &…
Feast of St. George Preca, Maltese priest, founder, Society of Christian Doctrine, “Second Apostle of Malta”. Patron of Malta. Died 1962.
Feast of St. Peter of Tarantaise, French Cistercian abbot and archbishop of Tarentaise at the insistence of St. Bernard of Clairvaux. The first abbot of Tamie, Savoy, France. Patron of Tarentaise.
Feast of St. Petronax of Monte Cassino, Italian monk and Benedictine Abbot, “the Second Founder of Monte Cassino”. Rebuilt monastery after destruction by Lombards. St. Willibald and Sturmius of Fulda were monks under Petronax. Died 747.