Feast of St. John Bosco

Feast of St. John Bosco, Italian priest, educator & writer, worked for the betterment of street children & juvenile delinquents. Founder, Salesians of Don Bosco, Patron of Christian apprentices, editors, publishers, schoolchildren, young people, magicians, juvenile delinquents.

Feast of St. Aldegunais

Feast of St. Aldegunais, Frankish Virgin & Abbess, member, Merovingian royal family, and daughter of St. Walbert, Count of Guînes & St. Bertila de Mareuil. Founded Maubeuge Abbey. Died of breast cancer in 684. Patron of breast cancer & wounds.

Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, Italian Dominican  priest, & Doctor of the Church, philosopher, theologian,  jurist, the father of Thomism.  Patron of Academics,  book sellers, Catholic academies, schools,  universities, chastity, learning, pencil makers,  publishers & students.

Feast of St. Paula of Rome

Feast of St. Paula of Rome, married Toxotius, had 5 children, Blaesilla, Paulina, Eustochium, Toxotius, and Rufina. Widowed, built a hospice, monastery, and a convent with St. Jerome in the Holy Land.  Patron of widows, Order of St. Jerome, monks and nuns.

Feast of St. Dwynwen

Feast of St. Dwynwen, daughter of King Brychan Brycheiniog, credited with the saying: “Nothing wins hearts like cheerfulness”.  Welsh patron saint of lovers, making her the Welsh equivalent of St. Valentine. She is also the patron saint of sick animals.

Feast of St. Vincent Saragossa

Feast of St. Vincent Saragossa, deacon of the Church of Saragossa, protomartyr of Spain. Patron of São Vicente, Lisbon, Diocese of Algarve, Valencia, Vicenza, Italy, vinegar-makers, wine-makers and Order of Deacons of the Catholic Diocese of Bergamo (Italy).