Feast of St. Arnulf, Benedictine monk martyred by Saracens at Novalese, in Piedmont, Italy. Died in 840.
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. Jude Thaddeus (Jude the Apostle), Martyr, one of the twelve Apostles. Patron of Armenia, desperate cases, hospitals, lost causes and the Chicago Police Department.
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, 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, 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. 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, 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. Jean de Brebeuf, Jesuit missionary in New France, martyred by Iroquois. He was canonized with Jérôme Lalemant and six other Jesuits who were killed in New France (collectively called the Canadian Martyrs or North American Martyrs) in 1930. Patron saint of Canada.
Feast of St. Luke, one of the Four Evangelists – author of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron of physicians, surgeons, artists, bachelors, farmers, brewers, butchers, glass makers, glaziers, lacemakers, notaries, painters, sculptors and stained glass artists.