Feast of St. Arnulf, Benedictine monk martyred by Saracens at Novalese, in Piedmont, Italy. Died in 840.
Monthly Archives: October 2021
Feast of St. Dorothy of Montau
Feast of St. Dorothy of Montau, mother of nine, widow and hermitess. Patron of brides, widows and parents of large families
Feast of St. Gaetano Errico
Feast of St. Gaetano Errico, Neapolitan priest and founder, Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Patron, Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Canonized 10/12/08 by Pope Benedict XVI.
Feast of St. Odhran of Iona
Feast of St. Odhran of Iona, Irish abbot and founder, Latteragh Abbey, Tipperary. Companion of St. Columba. Patron saint of Waterford, Ireland, Silvermines parish (Bellagowan), Tipperary.
Feast of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki
Feast of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Megalomartyr, one of the most important military saints, often paired with St. George. Patron of Thessaloniki, Siberia, soldiers, Crusades, agriculture, peasants and shepherds
Feast of St. Anthony Mary Claret
Feast of St. Anthony Mary Claret, archbishop & founder, Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, (Claretians). Patron of Weavers, Catholic press, Claretians Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Diocese of the Canary Islands, Technical & Vocational Educators.
Feast of St. Juan of Capistrano
Feast of St. Juan of Capistrano, Franciscan friar, preacher, Soldier Saint. In 1456 at age 70, he led a crusade against the invading Ottoman Empire at the siege of Belgrade. Patron of Jurists and military chaplains, the namesake of the Franciscan mission San Juan de Capistrano.
Feast of St. Pope John Paul II
Feast of St. Pope John Paul II, visited 129 countries in 27 years. Patron of World Youth Day, Young Catholics, Families. Canonized April 27, 2014.
Feast of St. John of Bridlington
Feast of St. John of Bridlington, novice master, almsgiver, preacher, sub-prior, Canon and Prior – Augustinian Canons Regular community of the Priory of Bridlington. Last English saint canonized before the English Reformation. Patron of fishermen and women in difficult labor.
Feast of St. Paul of the Cross
Feast of St. Paul of the Cross Italian mystic, founder of the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ (Passionists). The congregation has 2 goals: missionary work & contemplative life.