Notre-Dame du Bon Remède / Our Lady of Good Remedy, France (1197) – 8 October:
St Bridget of Sweden (c 1303-1373) Widow, Religious, Mystic, Confessor, Founder of the Bridgettines Nuns and Monks, author of “The Pieta” book of devotions.
Feast day pre-1969 is today is today 8 October
Wonderful St Bridget:
St Felix of Como (Died 390) the first Bishop of Como. Felix was a friend of Saint Ambrose, who praised him for his missionary activity and Ordained him a Priest in 379 and Consecrated him as Bishop in 386. St Ambrose sent him to evangelise the City of Como, as a testimony to the great missionary drive of the Church of Milan. St Felix is honoured as a zealous shepherd of souls.
More about St Felix:
St Gratus of Chalons
St Hugh Canefro (1148-1233) Religious of the Order of Malta, Apostle of Charity, Miracle-Worker.
St Hugh’s Life:
St Nestor of Thessalonica
St Pelagia the Penitent (Fourth or Fifth Century) Recluse. Like St Mary Magdalen and St Mary of Egypt, St Pelagia inspired Christians of the Middle Ages as an enchanting icon of repentance.
His life of Penance:
St Peter of Seville
St Reparata (3rd century) Virgin Martyr in Caesarea, Palestine.
St Simeon – The Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to St Luke
St Thaïs the Penitent