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, Virgin Martyrs. Patrons of Seville, Spain, potters, (alfareros) and sellers of pottery (cacharreros).
Feast of St. Reineldis, virgin daughter of Count Witger & St. Arnalberga, sister of St. Gudula. Patron of open wounds & against eye disease.
Feast of St. Bonaventure, Italian Franciscan, Cardinal Bishop of Albano, theologian & 7th Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor.
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 Gaulbert, Abbott, Florentine noble. Founder Vallumbrosan Order. Patron of forest workers, foresters, park ranger, & parks.
Feast of St Pascharius of Nantes, 20th Bishop of Nantes, France. Founder, monastery of Aindre, on a island in the Loire.
Feast of St. Paulina, Brazilian nun, the first Brazilian to be canonized. Proclaimed a saint in 2002, by Pope John Paul II. Patron of Diabetics.
Feast of St. Arnulf of Soissons, Benedictine bishop and founder of the abbey of Onendbourg, France. Patron of hop-pickers and beer brewing!