patron saints by feast day

...listed in calendar order of their feast days.
Just click on the saint’s name to be taken to his/her page.

anglamNote: The saints below are limited to the saints in our “preserve.”
If you are interested in an extensive calendar, you might want to see The Online Calendar of Saints Days,
provided by medievalist.net.

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January . . . . .

Ita (or Deirdre, Dorothy)
January 15

Foster Mother to the Saints of Ireland”
Patron of Killeedy Brigid of Munster
. . . .

Vincent of Saragossa
January 22

VintnersOenophiles Grape Growers Vine Dressers
Vinegar Makers Ravens Portugal
. . . .

Melangell (or Monacella)
January 31/May 27

Rabbits Hares Small Animals The Natural Environment
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February. . . . .

Brigid of Ireland (or Brigit, Brighid, Bride, or Bridget)
February 1 or 2

Crafts & Creativity Scholars Poets • Bards 
Dairy, Cattle & Poultry Workers Blacksmiths Healers Brewers Fugitives Midwives Infants Printers
Sailors & Mariners Travelers Ireland Irish Nuns
New Zealand
. . . .

Brigid the Goddess
(Imbolc) February 1

Poetess/Muse Physician/Healer Smith/Warrior
. . . .

Gobnait (also known as Deborah & Abigail)
February 11

Bees & Beekeepers
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Valentine
February 14

Lovers and Friends Engaged Couples Bee Keepers
Terni, Italy Happy Marriages Travelers Young People

March. . . . .

Patrick
March 17

Ireland Nigeria Engineers Excluded People
Invoked against Fear of Snakes

. . . .

Gertrude
March 17

Cats & Those who love them Travelers in Search of Lodging
• Gardeners Herbalists
Invoked Against • Rodents • Fear of Rats & Mice • Fever

. . . .

Joseph
March 19

Foster father of Jesus and husband of Mary,
Joseph is the patron saint of numerous professions, causes,
countries, cities and organizations, including:
Bursars Cabinetmakers Carpenters Confectioners 
Craftsmen Dying People Engineers Families Fathers 
House Sellers Immigrants Joiners Manual Laborers 
North America Pioneers Pregnant Women Realtors 
Social Justice Step Fathers Travelers Unborn Children 
Universal Church Wheelwrights Workers
Invoked against doubt or hesitation

. . . .

Gabriel, Archangel
March 24/September 29

• Broadcasting Communications Messengers Public Relations
Telecommunications Postal Employees 
Diplomats & Ambassadors Philatelists Secular Clergy

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April. . . . .

Expeditus (or Expedite)
April 19

Prompt Solutions  Computer ProgrammersE-Commerce
Emergencies
Invoked Against Procrastination

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May. . . . .

Joseph the Worker
May 1

Foster father of Jesus and husband of Mary,
Joseph is the patron saint of numerous professions, causes,
countries, cities and organizations

. . . .

Florian
May 4

Firefighters Poland Austria
Good Harvests Brewers Chimney Sweeps
Coopers Soap Makers
Invoked against Battles, Fire, Floods

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Dymphna (or Dympna) of Gheel
May 15

Mental Health Caregivers PsychiatristsTherapists
Mental Institutions Family Happiness
Incest & Rape VictimsMental & Neurological Disorders
Chemical Dependency RunawaysSleepwalkers

. . . .

Brendan (or Brandan or Brenainn) 
May 16

Sailors Mariners Navigators Whales Travelers
Older Adventurers

. . . .

Ivo (or Ives: the Honest Lawyer)
May 19

Lawyers Advocates Judges Canon Law Notaries 
Abandoned Children Orphans Brittany

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Melangell (or Monacella)
May 27/January 31

Rabbits Hares Small Animals The Natural Environment

. . . .

Joan of Arc
May 30

(or Jeanne d’Arc, Jehanne Darc, LaPucelle, Maid of Orleans)
France The Military Women’s Army Corps 
Courage in the Face of Ridicule

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June. . . . .

Kevin
June 3

Dublin Glendalough Ireland Crows Naturalists

. . . .

Columba

(or Colmcille, Columcille, Colm or Colum)
June 9

Poet Publisher Prince Priest Warrior Diplomat Scholar Sailor

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July. . . . .

Uriel
July 28

Archangel

Ecology  The Earth  The Arts  Wisdom  Knowledge
Confirmation (Anglican)  Month of September

. . . .

Martha of Bethany
July 29

Cooks Dietitians Homemakers Waiters

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August. . . . .

Roch
August 16

Dogs and Those Who Love Them
Bachelors • Surgeons Tile Makers Falsely Accused People
Invalids Diseased Cattle
Invoked against Epidemics • Knee & Skin Problems •Plague & Pestilence

. . . .

Genesius
August 25

Actors Comedians Clowns, Dancers Theatrical Performers
Musicians Attorneys Barristers Lawyers Printers Stenographers
Invoked against epilepsy

. . . .

Fiacre
August 30/September 1

Gardeners Herbalists Florists Potters Needlemakers Cab Drivers
Invoked against illness and disease

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September. . . . .

Gregory
September 3

Educators Teachers Students Scholars
Choirs Singers Musicians Masons Stonecutters West Indies
Invoked Against • Gout • Plague • Fever

. . . .

hildegard von bingen
Hildegard Von Bingen

September 17
“Sybil of the Rhine”

. . . .

Cosmas & Damian
September 26

Physicians Apothecaries Surgeons Chemists Pharmacists Midwives
Barbers Hairdressers Marital Harmony The Blind Gaeta, Italy

. . . .

Michael, Archangel
September 29

Soldiers & Knights Police Officers Pilots Mariners & Sailors Security Forces Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics  Paratroopers & Mountaineers Radiology Fencing & Swordsmiths Bakers l Coopers Grocers Artists Endangered Children Hatmakers The Sick & Dying Cemeteries The Basques Brussels Cornwall, England Germany Papua, New Guinea
Invoked against Temptation • Storms at Sea

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October. . . . .

Francis
October 4

Animals I Birds I Environmentalists I Italy
Promoter of Peace I Simplicity I Harmony

. . . .

Raphael, Archangel
October 24/September 29

Healers Druggists Nurses Health Inspectors Counselors
Therapists Health Technicians Happy Meetings Lovers
Travelers  Young People Leaving Home for the First Time

. . . . 

November. . . . .

Cecilia (or Cecelia or Cecily) 
November. 22

Music Composers Singers Musicians Poets Organ Builders 
Organ Players

. . . .

Catherine of Alexandria
November 25

Attorneys Barristers Educators Jurists Lawyers Librarians
Mechanics Millers Philosophers Potters Preachers Scholars
Secretaries Spinners Stenographers Students Teachers
Theologians Unmarried Women

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December. . . . .

Eligius (or Eloi or Loy)
December 1

Horses Veterinarians Metal Smiths Agricultural Workers 
Mechanics Coin Collectors Farmers Farriers Jewelers 
Jockeys  Miners   Minters Saddlers Taxi Drivers Tool Makers
Watch Makers Royal Mechanical & Electrical Engineers

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Barbara
December 4

Architects Builders Carpenters Firefighters Construction & Electrical Workers Masons Tilers Mathematicians Artillerymen Geologists Miners Military Engineers Brassworkers Brewers Syria

. . . .

Nicholas
December 6

Children • Sailors • Travelers •Brides • Merchants • Pawnbrokers
• Perfumers • Russia • Greece • Sicily • Lorraine

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