Feast of St. Maurus, Benedictine Founder. Roman Noble, first disciple of St. Benedict of Nursia. Founder Glanfeuil Abbey. Patron of cripples, charcoal burners, cobblers, coppersmiths, shoemakers and the Azores. Invoked against fever rheumatism, epilepsy, gout, hoarseness and cold.
Feast of St. Mechtildis (Mechtilde) of Hackeborn, the Nightingale of Helfta, Saxon Benedictine nun and mystic. One of the authors of the Book of Special Graces, promoting the devotion to the superabundant divine mercy of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.…
Feast of St. Anthony Mary Claret, archbishop & founder, Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, (Claretians). Patron of Weavers, Catholic press, Claretians Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Diocese of the Canary Islands, Technical and Vocational…
Feast of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church, Founder Discalced Carmelites. Patron of headache sufferers, Spanish Catholic Writers.
Feast of St. Edwin of Northumbria, Martyr King. Patron of converts, hobos, homeless people, kings, and parents of large families.
Feast of St. Satyrus of Milan, Born Trier, Germany. Brother of Sts. Ambrose & Marcellina. Patron, sacristans of the Archdiocese of Milan.
Feast of St. Bodo, Benedictine bishop of Toul, Founder Etival, Affonville, and Bonmoutier monasteries in France. Brother of St. Salaberga.
Feast of St. Gratus of Aosta, Bishop. Patron of Aosta and Invoked against: fear of insects, against dangerous animals, against fire, against hail, against lightning, against rain and againststorms.
Feast of St. Nonossus, Benedictine monk of Mt. Soracte, Italy. Patron of Freising Germany, Castel Sant’Elia, dioceses of Sutri and Nepi, Invoked against physical defects, back pains and school-related student crises.
Feast of St. Velleicus of Kaiserswerth, Anglo-Saxon Benedictine abbot, disciple of St. Swithbert, evangelized Germany, abbot of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine.