Feast of St. Drogo

Feast of St. Drogo, penitential pilgrim, anchorite and orphan. Patron of coffee house owners, broken bones, cattle, deafness, hernias, insanity, unattractive people, bodily ills, gallstones, illness, midwives, mute people, mutes, orphans, ruptures, sheep, shepherds and sickness.

Feast of St. Hunna

Feast of St. Hunna, “the Holy Washerwoman”, noblewoman, daughter of a duke, married to Huno of Hunnawetyer.  She was devoted to the poor of Strasbourg, France. Mother of St. Deodatus of Lagny.  Patron of laundresses, laundry workers, washerwomen.

Feast of St. Michael de Sanctis

Feast of St. Michael de Sanctis, Discalced Trinitarian priest from Vic, Catalonia, Spain. Twice elected superior of the monastery at Valladolid.  The municipality of Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Quebec, Canada, is named in his honor. Patron of cancer patients and Vic, Spain.

Feast of St. Waldetrudis

Feast of St. Waldetrudis, foundress, daughter of Sts. Walbert and Bertilia, Married to Madelgaire, Count of Hainault, mother of Sts. Landericus, Madalberta, Adeltrudis and Dentelin. Founded the convent of Sainte-Waudru. The city of Mons grew around it. Patron of Mons, Belgium

Feast of St. Benedict the Moor

Feast of St. Benedict the Moor, Italian Franciscan lay brother. Although illiterate, he became the Master of novices, and later Guardian of the community in his Franciscan Friary. Patron of African missions, African Americans, black missions, Palermo and San Fratello, Sicily.