Category Archives: Saint of the Day

Feast of Juan Grande Román

Feast of Juan Grande Román, Spanish Brother, Hospitallers of St. John of God. He founded a hospital and devoted it to the Blessed Virgin Mary, He died of the plague after tending those who suffered from it. Patron Diocese of Jerez de la Frontera.

Feast of St. Erasmus of Formia

Feast of St. Erasmus of Formia, (St. Elmo), martyr. One of the 14 Holy Helpers. Patron of sailors & abdominal pain. St. Elmo’s fire, a weather phenomenon where luminous plasma is created by a corona discharge in the atmosphere, is named after him. It is a good omen for sailors.

Feast of St. Walstan

Feast of St. Walstan, farm laborer. Walstan’s mother, St. Blitha of Martham, was a kinswoman of Æthelred the Unready. At the age of 12, Walstan began a life dedicated to farming and the care of farm animals. Patron of farms, farmers, farmhands, ranchers and husbandry men.