Feast of St. Onouphrius, hermit, one of the Desert Fathers. Patron of weavers, jurists, and Centrache, Italy.
Feast of St. Barnabas, Prophet, Disciple, Martyr. He appears in the Acts of the Apostles and in several of St. Paul’s epistles. Martyred at Salamis, Cyprus, in 61 A.D. Patron of Cyprus, Antioch, against hailstorms, invoked as a peacemaker.
Feast of St. Bogumilus, Archbishop, founder, hermit. Studied in Paris, France. Founded Cistercian abbey at Koronowo, Poland. Archbishop of Gniezno, then joined the Camaldolese hermits at Uniedow, Poland. Patron of Gniezno. Died 1182.
Feast of St. Columba (Colmcille), Irish abbot, founder and missionary, one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland. Founded Iona abbey. Patron of Derry, bookbinders, poets, Ireland, Scotland, against floods.
Feast of St. Landulf of Yariglia, Benedictine Bishop of Asti, Italy. He studied at the Benedictine monastery of San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro in Pavia and joined Anselm IV, Archbishop of Milan, on the Crusade of 1101. Landulf was elected…
Feast of St. Marcellin Champagnat, French Priest and Founder, The Marist Brothers of the Schools (the Little Brothers of Mary). Patron of Education and Teachers. Died 1840. Canonized in 1999.
Feast of St. Boniface of Mainz, First archbishop of Mainz, the “Apostle of the Germans”, reformer of the Frankish church, and creator papal and Carolingian family alliance. Patron of brewers, World Youth Day & Fulda, Germany.
Feast of St. Walter, Benedictine hermit, abbot, founder and first abbot of the monastery of Serviliano, Ancona, Italy. Died 1250.
Feast of St. 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…
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…