August Saints Calendar 2016

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 Holy Year of Mercy: December 8, 2015 – November 30, 2016

August 2016

Saints Calendar


August 1      St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

August 1      St. Frumentius, Patron Saint of Ethiopia

August    St. Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop

August 2      St. Peter Julian Eymard, Priest

August 4      St. John Vianney, Patron Saint of Parish Priests and Confessors

August 5      The Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major

August 5      Our Lady of Altotting, Patron Saint of Germany

August 5      Our Lady of the Snows

August 5      Virgin of Copacabana (Virgin of Candelaria)

August 5      St. Emygdius, Patron Saint against Earthquakes

August 5     First Friday

August 6      The Transfiguration of the Lord

August 6      First Saturday

August 7     Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 7      Pope Sixtus II, Pope,  and Companions, Martyrs

August 7      St. Cajetan, Priest, Patron Saint of the Unemployed

August 8      St. Dominic, Priest

August 8      St. Mary MacKillop, Patron Saint of the Needy and of Australia

August 9      St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin and Martyr

August 10    St. Lawrence, Deacon, and Martyr, Patron Saint against Fire

August 11    St. Clare of Assisi, Patron Saint for Good Weather

August 11    St. Philomena, Patron Saint of the Poor, The Sick, Prisoners, the Mentally Ill

August 12    Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious, Patron Saint of Forgotten People

August 13    Saint Pontian, Pope, Martyr

August 13    St. Hippolytus, Priest and Martyr

August 13   Blessed Virgin Mary

August 14   Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 14    Vigil of the Assumption

August 14    St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr, Patron of Families, Pro-Life

August 15    The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity)

August 15    St. Mary, Our Lady of Good Help, Patroness of Washington State, U.S.A.

August 15    St. Mary, Our Lady of Madhu, Patron Saint of Sri Lanka

August 16    St. Stephen of Hungary

August 16    Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta

August 16    St. Roche, Patron Saint against Cholera and Contagious Diseases

August 17    Our Lady of Victory, Victory of the King of France – Philip the Fair (1304)

August 18    St. Helena, Patron Saint against Fire

August 19    St. John Eudes, Priest

August 20    St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church

August 21    Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 21    St. Pius X, Pope

August 21    St. Mary, Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Patroness of Louisiana & New Orleans

August 21    Our Lady of Knock, Patron Saint of Ireland

August 21    Bl. Ladislaus Findysz, Patron Saint of Refugees

August 22    The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Octave of the Assumption

August 23    St. Rose of Lima, Virgin, Patron Saint of the Philippines

August 24    St. Bartholomew, Apostle

August 25    St. Louis

August 25    St. Joseph Calasanz, Priest

August 26    St. Mary, Our Lady of Czestochowa, Patron Saint of Poland

August 26    St. Mary, Madonna of St. Luke, Patron Saint of Italy

August 27    St. Mary, Our Lady Health of the Sick

August 27    St. Monica

August 27    St. Teresa of Avila – (Transverbation of her Heart)

August 28   Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 28    St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

August 28    St. Moses the Black, Patron Saint of Africa

August 29    The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

August 30    St. Rose of Lima, Virgin, Patron Saint of the Philippines

August 31    St. Raymond Nonnatus, Patron Saint of Children

August 31    St. Amatus of Nusco, Patron Saint of Italy; against Earthquakes


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