Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, Spanish knight, hermit, priest, founder, the Society of Jesus, 1st Superior General of the Jesuits in 1541.
Monthly Archives: July 2017
Feast of St. Abdon
Feast of St. Abdon, Persian nobleman, martyred with St. Sennen. Buried in the Pontian cemetery, Rome. Patron of burying the dead, coopers.
Feast of St. Olaf
Feast of St. Olaf, Norse pirate, King, & Martyr. Unified and converted Norway. Patron of carvers, difficult marriages, kings, and Norway.
Feast of St. Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception
Feast of St. Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception, sister of the Poor Clares, the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint. Patron against illness.
Feast of St. Bartholomea Capitanjo
Feast of St. Bartholomea Capitanjo, Foundress, the Italian Sisters of Charity of Lovere with St. Vincenzia Gerosa. Patron of teachers.
Feast of St. Christopher
Feast of St. Christopher, name means “Christ-bearer”. Patron of bachelors, transportation, traveling, storms, gardeners, and toothache.
Feast of St. Kinga of Poland (Kunegunda)
Feast of St. Kinga of Poland (Kunegunda), Princess, Franciscan tertiary, niece of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Patron, Poland & Lithuania.
Feast of St. Liborius of Le Mans
Feast of St. Liborius of Le Mans, Bishop. Patron of Paderborn. Patron against calculi, colic, fever, and gallstones.
Feast of St. Mary Magdalene
Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, witnessed Jesus’ crucifixion & resurrection. Patron of women, converts, sexual temptation, and pharmacists.
Feast of St. Wastrada of Susteren
Feast of St. Wastrada of Susteren, 8th century widow & mother of St. Gregory of Utrecht. Nun at the monastery in Susteren, Netherlands.