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. Chad of Mercia
Feast of St. Chad of Mercia, Anglo-Saxon churchman, abbot of several monasteries, Bishop of the Northumbrians and Mercians. Patron of Mercia and astronomers.Died 672.
Feast of St. Polyeuctus
Feast of St. Polyeuctus, Martyr, a wealthy Roman army officer converted to Christianity by St. Nearchus. Martyred at Melitene, Armenia, under Emperor Valerian. Patron of vows and treaty agreements. Died in 259
Feast of St. Miguel Febres Cordero
Feast of St. Miguel Febres Cordero, Ecuadorian Roman Catholic brother, member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, (De La Salle Brothers), a prolific writer, canonized as 1st Ecuadorian saint. Patron the Brothers of the Christian Schools, Ecuador, Teachers and…
Feast of St. Wulfstan
Feast of St. Wulfstan, Benedictine, Bishop of Worcester, England. Born at Long Itchington, Warwickshire. Canonized in May 1203. Patron of vegetarians and dieters.
Feast of St. Adelaide
Feast of St. Adelaide, Holy Roman Empress and Founder of many monasteries.Patron of brides, exiles, in-law problems, parents of large families, princesses, prisoners, second marriages, stepparents and widows.
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Feast of St. Joan Elizabeth Bichier des Ages
Feast of St. Joan Elizabeth Bichier des Ages, Founder, Daughters of the Holy Cross, Sisters of St. Andrew for teaching and hospital service.
Feast of St. Jean Baptist Marie Vianney
Feast of St. Jean Baptist Marie Vianney, the “Curé of Ars”, parish priest of Ars, France, confessor & director of souls. Patron of parish priests, confessors, Personal Apostolic Administration of Saint John Mary Vianney, Archdiocese of Dubuque, Archdiocese of Kansas City.
Feast of St. Peter Julian Eymard, Apostle of the Eucharist, French priest and founder the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament and the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament.