Feast of St. Maria Goretti, martyr, canonized by Pope Pius XII in 1950. Patron of youth, young women, purity, and victims of rape.
Feast of St. Antonio Maria Zaccharia, medical doctor, priest & cofounder. Popularized the 40 Hours devotion. Patron, The Barnabite order.
Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal, tertiary, Franciscan Order, Spanish princess, queen of Portugal. Patron of the 3rd Order of St. Francis.
Feast of St. Guthagon, Recluse. Irishman of royal blood led a penitential, contemplative life at Oostkerk, Bruges, Belgium. Famed for his sanctity.
Feast of St. Lidanus, Benedictine abbot, drained the Pontine Marshes, founded Sezze Abbey in the Papal States. Patron of Sezze, Italy.
Feast of St. Gall, Irish missionary, companion of St. Columban, helped to found Luxeuil Monastery. Patron of birds, geese, poultry, Sweden.