Happy Feast Day
 Saint Cecilia
 2nd century 
 Feast Day: November 22
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Happy Feast Day Saint Cecilia 2nd century Feast Day: November 22 Patronage: Church music, great musicians, poets, France Cecilia’s parents arranged for her to be married to Valerian of Trastevere. Because she was focused above, she is said to have interiorly sung to Jesus while her wedding music was playing. This marked the beginning of

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Happy Feast Day Saint Padre Pio 1887 – 1968 Feast Day: September 23 Patronage: Civil defense volunteers, Catholic adolescents St. Pio of Pietrelcina, was a Capuchin Catholic priest from Italy. He was born Francesco Forgione, and given the name Pius when he joined the Capuchins, thus he is popularly… More Source All content is property

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Happy Feast Day Saint Andrew Kim 1821-1846 Feast Day: September 20 Patronage: Korea Saint Andrew Kim was the first native-born Korean Catholic priest. He was baptized at 15, studied for the priesthood in Macau, and was ordained in Shanghai. St. Andrew was then sent back to Korea to preach,… More Source All content is property

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Happy Feast Day Saint Peter Claver 1581-1654 Feast Day: September 9 Patronage: Missionary work, black missions, slaves, against slavery, race relations, African Americans, inter-racial justice, foreign missions, against slavery Saint Peter Claver, a Spanish Jesuit was inspired by St. Alphonsus… More Source All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content is

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Lawrence of Rome
 225-258
 Feast Day: August 10
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Happy Feast Day Saint Lawrence of Rome 225-258 Feast Day: August 10 Patronage: Rome, deacons, students, the poor, firefighters, brewers, comedians, librarians, winemakers, vine growers, miners, tanners, seminarians, chefs, butchers Saint Lawrence was a Roman deacon about whom little is known but because of his martyrdom massive conversions to Christianity were the result. One legend

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Happy Feast Day
 Blessed Titus Brandsma
 1881-1942
 Feast Day: July 27
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Happy Feast Day Blessed Titus Brandsma 1881-1942 Feast Day: July 27 Patronage: Catholic Journalist, tobacconist, Friesland Blessed Titus Brandsma was a Carmelite martyr at the Dachau concentration camp in Germany. He had a Doctorate in Philosophy, taught at various universities and was an advisor to Catholic journalists. He was imprisoned for speaking against the spread

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Margaret of Antioch
 3rd C.
 Feast day: July 20
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Happy Feast Day Saint Margaret of Antioch 3rd C. Feast day: July 20 Patronage: childbirth, pregnancy, backache, kidney disease, sterility, dying people, against the devil, exiles, falsely accused martyrs, nurses Saint Margaret of Antioch's life is shrouded in legend. When her father, a pagan priest, found out that Margaret converted to Christianity, he cast her

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Happy Feast Day
 Saint Oliver Plunkett
 1625 - 1681
 Feast Day: July 1
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Happy Feast Day Saint Oliver Plunkett 1625 – 1681 Feast Day: July 1 Patronage: Peace and Reconciliation in Ireland Born in Ireland, he studied for the priesthood in Rome and was ordained there in 1654. After some years of teaching and service to the poor of Rome, he was appointed Archbishop of Armagh in Ireland.

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