Feast of St. Dominguito del Val, altar boy killed in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain, martyred at age 7. Patron of Altar boys, acolytes and choirboys.
Feast of St. Jeanne Jugan, Sister Mary of the Cross, L.S.P., French nun, Founder, Little Sisters of the Poor. Patron of the destitute elderly.
Feast of St. Velleicus of Kaiserswerth, Anglo-Saxon Benedictine abbot, disciple of St. Swithbert, evangelized Germany, abbot of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine.
Feast of St. Augustine of Hippo, Bishop of Hippo Regius in Roman North Africa. Theologian, one of the most important Church Fathers, formulated the doctrine of original sin & wrote The City of God, On Christian Doctrine and Confessions. Patron of Brewers, printers, theologians.
Feast of St. Margaret the Barefooted, wife and model of charity. Patron of brides, difficult marriages, victims of abuse, and widows. Died 1395 in San Severino, Italy.
Feast of St. Joan Elizabeth Bichier des Ages, Founder, Daughters of the Holy Cross, Sisters of St. Andrew for teaching and hospital service.
Feast of St. Joseph Calasanctius, Spanish priest, theologian, confessor, synodal examiner, procurator, educator and the founder of the Pious Schools and the Piarists (Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools). Patron of Catholic Schools.
Feast of St. Jane Antide Thouret, Foundress, Institute of the Daughters of Charity in Besancon, France. Patron – Sisters of Divine Charity.
Feast of St. Rose of Lima, virgin, lay Dominican, first saint born in the Americas. Patron of gardeners, embroiderers, florists, India, for the resolution of family quarrels, indigenous peoples of the Americas, Peru, Philippines, against vanity, Santa Rosa, CA & Latin America.
Feast of Pope Saint Pius X, Italian Pope, promoted Thomism, opposed modernism. Patron of first communicants, Catechists, pilgrims, Archdiocese of Atlanta, GA, Diocese of Des Moines, IA, Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, MT, Santa Luċija, Malta, Archdiocese of Zamboanga, PI.