Feast of St. Andrew, brother of Simon Peter, fisherman, disciple. Patron of Fishermen, Russia and Scotland.
Feast of St. Francis Fasani, Franciscan mystic. He died in 1742 and was canonized in 1986.
Feast of St. James Intercisus, Martyr. Favorite of King Yezdigerd I of Persia. Intercisus = cut to pieces.
Feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr. Patron of potters, spinners, archivists, educators, lawyers, librarians, and mechanics.
Feast of St. Columbanus of Bobbio, Irish missionary, founder of many monasteries, taught Celtic monastic rule. Patron of motorcyclists.
Feast of Saint Felicitas of Rome, martyr. Patron of parents of a dead child, martyrs, sterility, widows, Isca sullo Ionio, Calabria, Italy.
Feast of St. Maurus, Benedictine, first disciple of St. Benedict of Nursia. Patron of cripples, cobblers, coppersmiths, shoemakers.
Feast of St. Amelberga, Benedictine abbess of Susteren, Netherlands. Died in 900.
Feast of St. Edmund the Martyr, King. His shrine became the English town of Bury St. Edmund’s. Patron of torture victims, wolves.
Feast of St. Mechtildis of Helfta, Benedictine nun and mystic. Aided St. Gertrude the Great with the Book of Special Graces. Died 1298.