Feast of St. John Bosco, founder, Salesians of Don Bosco. Patron of editors, publishers, magicians, juvenile delinquents.
Feast of St. Blath, the cook in St. Brigid’s convent, in Kildare, Ireland. She was renowned for her holiness. Died in 523.
Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, Dominican priest, doctor of the Church. Patron of all universities and all students. Died in 1274.
Feast of St. Devota, Virgin martyr of Corsica, France. Patron of Corsica; Monaco; House of Grimaldi; mariners. Died in 303.
Feast of St. Paula, married Toxotius, had 5 children. Widowed, built a hospice, monastery, and a convent with St. Jerome. Patron of widows.
Feast of St. Dwynwen, Welsh saint credited with the saying: Nothing wins hearts like cheerfulness. Patron of Lovers in Wales.
Feast of St. Marianne Cope, O.S.F., German-American Franciscan nun from Syracuse, NY. Worked with lepers on Molokai, HI. Patron of lepers, those with HIV/AIDS, Hawaii.
Feast of St. Vincent Saragossa, deacon, protomartyr of Spain. Patron of Lisbon, Portugal; Vicenza, Italy; vinegar-makers, and wine-makers.
Feast of St. Patroclus of Troyes, martyr. Arrested during the persecutions of the Emperor Aurelian. Patron against demons and fever. Died 259.