Feast of St. Julia of Troyes, captive, given to Romans soldier Claudius. She converted him. They were beheaded.
Feast of St. Margaret of Antioch, Martyr, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Patron of childbirth, pregnant women, kidney disease, nurses.
Feast of St. Justa and Rufina, Virgins and Martyrs. Patrons of Seville, Spain, potters, (alfareros) and sellers of pottery (cacharreros).
Feast of St. Camillus de Lellis, Director of St. Giacomo Hospital. Founder of the Ministers of the Sick (Camellians). Patron of doctors.
Feast of St. Hedwig of Poland, Queen, ascended the throne at age thirteen. Married Jagiello of Lithuania. Patron of Queens, united Europe.
Feast of St. Reineldis, daughter of Count Witger and St. Arnalberga. Sister of St. Gudula. Died in 700. Patron of open wounds, eye diseases.
Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Mohawk Virgin, the first Native American to be declared a Saint. Patron of the environment and ecology.
Feast of St. Teresa de los Andes, Discalced Carmelite mystic and the first Chilean to be canonized. Patron of young people. Died 1920.
Feast of St. John Gualbert, Florentine noble, Founder Vallumbrosan Order. Patron of forest workers, foresters, park rangers, and parks.
Feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, father of western monasticism, wrote The Rule of Saint Benedict for monks. Patron of speliologists.