Feast of St. John Neumann

Feast of St. John Neumann, Czech Redemptorist, Fourth Bishop of Philadelphia, founded the first Catholic diocesan school system in the U.S, supported the foundation of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. First canonized American Bishop.  Patron of Catholic Education

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, First native-born American Saint, Founder – Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph, established the first free Catholic school in America (the start of the parochial school system in the U.S.). Patron Catholic Schools, Shreveport, Louisiana & Maryland.

Feast of St. Basil the Great

Feast of St. Basil the Great, (Basil of Caesarea) Bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor, theologian, supporter of the Nicene Creed. Patron of hospital administrators, Russia, Cappadocia, Reformers, Monks, Education, Exorcism, Liturgists. Died in 379.