Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle

Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, martyr, older brother of Simon Peter, fisherman, disciple.  Patron of fishermen, Russia, Scotland, Ukraine, Sicily, Greece, Cyprus, Romania, textile workers, singers, miners, pregnant women, butchers, farm workers, protection against sore throats.

Feast of St. Edmund the Martyr

Feast of St. Edmund the Martyr, King East Anglia. His shrine became the English town of Bury St. Edmund’s.  Patron Saint of England, pandemics, torture victims, wolves, the Roman Catholic diocese of East Anglia, the English county of Suffolk and Douai Abbey, Toulouse, France.