Feast of St. Irenaeus

Feast of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr. Greek cleric who guiding and expanding Christian communities in what is now the south of France. Bishop of Lugdunum (Lyon), his best-known work is On the Detection and Overthrow of the So-Called Gnosis, ending the spread of Gnosticism.

Feast of St. Pelagius of Cordova,

Feast of St. Pelagius of Cordova, martyred by the Caliph of Córdoba. Remembered in the poem by Rhoswitha of Gandersheim (Latin: Hrotsvitha Gandeshemensis) – The Passion of Pelagius written in Leonine hexameter. Patron of abandoned people, torture victims & Castro Urdiales, Spain.

Feast of St. Thomas More

Feast of St. Thomas More, English lawyer, author, statesman, councilor to Henry VIII and Lord High Chancellor of England. He was convicted of treason and beheaded. Patron of Adopted children, civil servants, difficult marriages, large families, lawyers, politicians & statesmen.