Feast of St. Romanus of Condat, hermit, founder, Lauconne, La Balme, & Condat Abbeys, France. Patron of drowning victims, the mentally ill.
Feast of St. Baldomerus, sub-deacon and monk, monastery of St. Justus, Lyon, France. A locksmith & blacksmith until he entered the monastery. Patron saint of locksmiths.
Feast of St. Porphyry of Gaza, hermit, Bishop of Gaza, known through biography, Vita Porphyrii, by Mark the Deacon. Porphyry died in 347.
Feast of St. Nestor of Magydos, Hieromartyr (Eastern Church), Bishop of Magydos, Pamphylia, Turkey. Martyred in 250.
Feast of St. Betto, Benedictine monk at Saint-Colombe abbey, Sens, France. Bishop of Auxerre, France in 889. Died in 918.
Feast of St. Polycarp of Smyrna, martyr, bishop of Smyrna, Turkey. One of earliest Christian writers. Patron against earache, dysentery.
Feast of St. Margaret of Cortona, Italian penitent, 3rd Order of St. Francis. Patron of the falsely accused; hoboes; homeless; insane; orphaned; mentally ill; midwives; penitents; single mothers; reformed prostitutes; stepchildren; third children; tramps.
Feast of St. Severian, martyr, Bishop of Scythopolis, Palaestina Secunda, (Galilee). Attended the Council of Chalcedon, assassinated in 452.
Feast of St. Eucherius of Orleans, Benedictine bishop of Orleans, France. Became a Benedictine at Jumieges and bishop in 721. Died 723.
Feast of St. Beatus, author, Monk at St. Martin’s Monastery, Santander, Spain and foe of the Adoptionist Archbishop Elipandus of Toledo.