Feast of Juan Grande Román, Spanish Brother, Hospitallers of St. John of God. He founded a hospital and devoted it to the Blessed Virgin Mary, He died of the plague after tending those who suffered from it. Patron Diocese of…
Feast of St. Erasmus of Formia
Feast of St. Erasmus of Formia, (St. Elmo), martyr. One of the 14 Holy Helpers. Patron of sailors & abdominal pain. St. Elmo’s fire, a weather phenomenon where luminous plasma is created by a corona discharge in the atmosphere, is…
Feast of St. John Baptist Scalabrini
Feast of St. John Baptist Scalabrini, Bishop. Patron of Catholic Action, Migrants.Named the “Father of Migrants” by Pope John Paul II.
Feast of St. Petronilla
Feast of St. Petronilla, Roman virgin and martyr. Patron of The Dauphins of France, mountain travelers and treaties between Popes and Frankish emperors. 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 of farms,…
Feast of St. Maximinus
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.
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.…
Feast of St. Mariana de Jesús de Paredes
Feast of St. Mariana de Jesús de Paredes, “the Lily of Quito”. First person to be canonized from Ecuador. Patron of Ecuador, Americas, bodily ills, loss of parents, people rejected by religious orders, sick people, and sickness.
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.