Ember Saturday – Fast and Abstinence:
Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes / Our Lady of Mercy / Our Lady of Ransom, Barcelona, Spain (1218) – 1 August, 10 August – The Founding of the Mercedarian Order and 24 September:
Our Lady of Walsingham / Virgin of the Sea (1061) – 24 September:
St Anathalon of Milan
St Andochius of Autun
Bl Colomba Matylda Gabriel
St Felix of Autun
St Gerard Sagredo OSB (980-1046) Bishop and Martyr, “The Apostle of Hungary,” Venetian nobleman, Benedictine monk, Prior of San Giorgio, Missionary to Hungary, Adviser to King Saint Stephen, Tutor to Prince Saint Emeric, Hermit, Bishop of Csanád, Writer, Reformer
St Isarnus of Toulouse
St Lupus of Lyons
St Pacificus of Severino OFM (1653-1721) Priest, Franciscan Friar, Mystic, Miracle-worker, Missionary, Superior of the Friary of San Severino and joyful sufferer for Christ. He was Beatified on 4 August 1786 by Pope Pius VI and Canonised on 26 May 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI.
About St Pacificus:
St Paphnutius of Egypt
St Rusticus (Died 446) Bishop of Clermont
St Rupert of Salzburg Bishop, “Apostle to the Bavarians”
St Terence of Persaro (c 210-c 247) Martyr Layman, Soldier.
His Life and Death:
St Thyrsus of Autun
St Ysarn of Saint Victor
Martyrs of Chalcedon – (49 Saints): Forty-nine Christian choir singers of the Church in Chalcedon in Asia Minor who were Martyred together in their persecutions of Diocletian in 304.