Feast of St. Domitian of Huy, Gaullic bishop of sixth century Tongeren, the Apostle of the Meuse Valley. Patron of Huy, Belgium, invoked against fevers. Died 560.
Feast of St. Petronax of Monte Cassino, Italian monk and Benedictine Abbot, “the Second Founder of Monte Cassino”. Rebuilt monastery after destruction by Lombards. St. Willibald and Sturmius of Fulda were monks under Petronax. Died 747.
Feast of St. Jutta of Kulmsee, German aristocrat, wife and mother. Patron of Prussia. Died in 1260
Feast of St. Florian, Roman Martyr. Commander of the imperial Roman army in Noricum. Patron of Kraków, Poland, chimneysweeps, soap boilers, Upper Austria and , firefighters. The Florian cross is the basis of Fire Depaertment symbols worldwide.
Feast of St. James the Lesser, first Bishop of Jerusalem, author, first Epistle, son of Alphaeus and Mary, a relative of the Blessed Virgin. Patron of hat makers.
Feast of St. Waldebert, Benedictine abbot. Born a Frankish count of Guines, Ponthieu and Saint-Pol, became the third abbot of Luxeuil, France. Died 668.
Feast of St. Peregrine Laziosi, Servite priest and founder, Servite house in Forli, Italy. Patron of AIDS and cancer victims. The National Shrine of St. Peregrine is located at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, 3121 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago.