Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, Dominican tertiary, Scholastic philosopher, theologian, doctor of the Church. Patron diocese of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, Europe, illness, Italy, miscarriages, sexual temptation, sick people, sickness and nurses, against fire and bodily ills.

Feast of St. Zita

Feast of St. Zita, Italian servant. Patron of domestic servants, homemakers, lost keys, people ridiculed for their piety, rape victims, single laywomen, waiters, waitresses and the Italian City of Lucca. Died 1272.

Feast of St. William Firmatus

Feast of St. William Firmatus, Norman Hermit, pilgrim, physician & canon at Saint-Venance, France. He was noted for his love of wildlife & unusual level of communication he seemed to have with animals.  Venerated at Mortain, Savigny & Mantilly, France. Patron against headache.

Feast of St. Adalbert of Prague

Feast of St. Adalbert of Prague, missionary, Bishop & Martyr.  Missionary to the Hungarians, Poles, and Prussians who was martyred in his efforts to convert the Baltic Prussians to Christianity. Patron of Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Prussia and the Archdiocese of Esztergom.