Feast of St. Adjutor, Norman master of Vernon Sur-Seine, France. Knight of the First Crusade. Patron of swimmers, boaters, drowning victims
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Feast of St. Hugh the Great
Feast of St. Hugh the Great, Benedictine abbot. Elected abbot of Cluny Abbey, France, succeeding St. Odilo, at 25. Patron against fever.
Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla
Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, Italian physician, working mother of four. Patron of mothers, physicians, & unborn children. Died 1962.
Feast of St. Zita
Feast of St. Zita, patron of domestic servants, homemakers, lost keys, rape victims, single laywomen, waiters, & waitresses. Died 1272.
Feast of St. Paschasius Radbertus
Feast of St. Paschasius Radbertus, Carolingian theologian, Abbot of Corbie, France. Known for the exegese De Corpore et Sanguine Domini.
Feast of St. Anianus
Feast of St. Anianus, Bishop and aide of St. Mark. The second Bishop of Alexandria, Egypt. Patron of Cobblers.
Feast of St. William Firmatus
Feast of St. William Firmatus, Hermit, pilgrim, physician and canon at Saint-Venance, France. Patron against headache.
Feast of St. Adalbert of Prague
Feast of St. Adalbert of Prague, Bishop & Martyr. Died evangelizing the Prussians of Pomerania. Patron of Bohemia, Hungary, Poland, Prussia.
Feast of St. Alexander
Feast of St. Alexander, Martyr and missionary. Patron saint of bachelors, victims of betrayal and of torture. Died 178.
Feast of St. Anselm of Canterbury
Feast of St. Anselm of Canterbury, Benedictine monk, abbot, philosopher, Doctor of the Church. Archbishop of Canterbury, son of Gundulph & Ermenberga.