Feast of St. Theobald of Provins, hermit and monk. Patron of farmers, winegrowers, shoemakers, belt makers, charcoal-burners, bachelors. Died 1066.
Monthly Archives: June 2015
Feast of St. Cocha of Ross-Benchuir
Feast of St. Cocha of Ross-Benchuir, nurse of the infant St. Kieran of Saighir. She later became an abbess.
Feast of St. Vincenza Gerosa
Feast of St. Vincenza Gerosa, Co-foundress of the Sisters of Charity with St. Bartolomea Capitanio, in Lovere, Italy. Died in 1847.
Feast of St. Laszlo
Feast of St. Laszlo, son of King Bela of Hungary, chosen to lead the armies of the First Crusade. Patron of architecture.
Feast of St. Pelagius of Cordova
Feast of St. Pelagius of Cordova. Martyred by the Moors of Cordoba. Patron of abandoned people, torture victims, and Castro Urdiales, Spain. Died 926.
Feast of St. Prosper of Aquitaine
Feast of St. Prosper of Aquitaine, “the best disciple of Augustine”, chose the writings that became the decrees of the 529 Council of Orange.
Feast of St. Mother Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala
Feast of St. Mother Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala, co-founder, the Congregation of the Handmaids of St Margaret Mary Alacoque and the Poor.
Feast of St. Joseph Cafasso
Feast of St. Joseph Cafasso, Italian priest, social reformer in 19th Century Turin. Patron of prison chaplains & prisoners. Died 1860.
Feast of St. AIban of Mainz
Feast of St. AIban of Mainz Martyr, preacher, companion of St. Ursus, slain by the Vandals.Patron of hernia, epilepsy, gravel, kidney stones
Feast of St. Florentina
Feast of St. Florentina, Spanish abbess, the sister of Sts. Leander, Isidore, and Fulgentius. Died 612.