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01/Jun/2004
January
20th
Saint Sebastian (Patron saint of archers, soldiers, and athletes)
21st
Saint Agnes (Patron saint of virgins, chasity, young women, and betrothed couples)
February
1st
Saint Bridged/St Bride (Patron saint of Irish nuns, dairy workers, Ireland, Wales, Australia and New Zealand)
14th
Saint Valentine
March
1st
Saint David (Patron saint of Wales and poets)
17th
Saint Patrick (Patron saint of Ireland.)
21st
Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine order)
April
23rd Saint George (Patron saint of England, Portugal, Germany, Genoa, and Venice.)
25th
Saint Mark (Patron saint of Venice, glaziers, and notaries.)
May
16th
Saint Brendan the Navigator (Allegedly sailed to North America in the 6th centuary)
18th
Saint Eric of Sweden (Patron Saint of Sweden)
19th
Saint Dunstan (Patron saint of Blacksmiths - allegedly grasped the Devils's nose with hot tongs)
27th
Saint Bede (The Venerable Bede - early Britsh historian)
28th
Saint Augustine of Canterbury (First Archbishop of Canterbury)
30th
Saint Joan of Arc (Patron saint of France.)
June
5th
Saint Boniface (Patron saint of Germany)
9th
Saint Columba (Introduced Christianity to Scotland)
11th
Saint Barnabus
13th
Saint Anthony of Padua (Patron saint of the illiterate, the poor, and of Portugal)
15th
Saint Vitus (Patron saint of dancers, actors, comedians)
22nd
Saint Alban (First Chrisatian martyr of Britain)
24th
Saint John the Baptist (Patron saint of missionaries tailors, prophets)
29th
Saint Peter and Saint Paul
July
15th
Saint Swithin (The weather on this day will allegedly continue for the next 40 days)
25th
Saint Christopher (Patron saint of travellers)
25th
Saint James the Great (Patron saint of Spain and Chile.)
29th
Saint Martha (Patron saint of housewives, cooks, innkeepers, and laundresses)
August
24th
Saint Bartholemew
September
21st
Saint Matthew (Patron saint of tax collectors.)
28th
Saint Wenceslaus (Patron saint of Czechoslovakia)
29th
Saint Michael (Patron saint of policemen and grocers.)
30th
Saint Jerome (Patron saint of students of scripture, and librarians.)
October
4th
Saint Francis of Assisi (Patron saint of Italy and merchants)
9th
Saint Dionysius (Patron saint of France and Paris)
13th
Saint Edward (Edward the Confessor - saxon king of England)
November
30th
Saint Andrew (Patron Saint of Scotland)
December
6th
Saint Nicholas (Patron saint of children)
25th
Christmas Day
26th
Saint Stephens's Day/Boxing Day


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Andy Maslin wrote at 26/1/2010 17:49:29:

Hi Mike

Browsing through your website I noticed a lit of Saints Days and thought you may be interested in a more complete listing that may be found at the following link.

http://www.catholic.org/saints/f_day/jan.php

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