Feast of St. Vincent Madelgarus, Benedictine abbot, husband of St. Waldetrudis father of saints Aldegundis, Landericus, Dentlin, Madalberta.
Feast of St. Januarius, Bishop martyred during the Emperor Diocletian persecution. Patron of blood banks; Naples; volcanic eruptions.
Feast of St. Richardis, Empress and wife of Emperor Charles the Fat. Later lived as a nun. Patron of Andlau, protection against fire.
Feast of St. Guy of Anderlecht, pilgrim. Patron of bachelors, animals with horns, convulsive children, epileptics, laborers, protection of outbuildings, protection of sheds, protection of stables, sacristans, sextons, and work horses. He is invoked against epilepsy, against rabies, against infantile convulsions, and against mad dogs.
Feast of St. Peter of Chavanon, Augustinian reformer and founder. Born in Langeac, France. Founded a monastery at Pebrac, Auvergne.
Feast of St. Menodora, Martyr with her sisters Metrodora and Nymphodora. Orphans of Bithynia condemned by Roman governor Fronto. Died in 306.
Feast of St. Peter Claver, Jesuit missionary to the West Indian slave trade. Patron Saint of Negro Missions