Volunteers needed for St. Michael’s in Old Town SausageFest Chicago Aug. 22-24. http://partyatstmikes2011.ivolunteer.com/sausagefest2014
August 2 Restaurant review at The Fireside Restaurant 5739 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, 773-878-5942 (American) Cocktails at 6:30, Dinner on the patio at 7:00 PM. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Saturday August 2.
August 1 Chicago Catholic Social – Naperville Social at Potter’s Place 29 W. Jefferson, Naperville, 630- 355-9165, outside on the patio 6-9 PM.
Feast of St. Olaf, Norse pirate, King, martyr. Unified and Christianized Norway. Not popular during his lifetime, miracles were reported at his shrine. Patron of carvers; difficult marriage; kings; and Norway.
Feast of St. Alphonsa, sister of the Poor Clares, the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint. Patron against illness.
Feast of St. Pantaleon, martyr. Patron of Physicians, midwives, livestock. He is invoked against headaches, consumption, locusts, witchcraft, accidents and loneliness.
There is a $5 coupon in the Redeye.