Dates for your diary

IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 

High Days & Holy Days for July 18

1st July            Theobald – choosing God, not money

2nd July           John Francis Regis– patron saint for relief workers

3rd July            St Thomas the Apostle – confused and doubting

4th July            Elizabeth of Portugal  –  compassion for prostitutes 

6th July            Thomas More, Reformation martyr 

7th July            Boisil of Melrose –  patron saint for ordinands

7th July            Willibald – the first ever Anglo-Saxon travel writer

11th July          Benedict – author of the famous Rule 

14th July          Camillus de Lellis  – patron of the sick

15th July          St Swithun (or Swithin) – saint for a rainy day

16th July          St Helier – losing a loved one to violence

19th July          St Macrina the Younger– a sister in a million

22nd July         St Mary Magdalene – What do we really know about her?

25th July          St James the Apostle – apostle to Spain

25th July          St James the Great   

25th July          St Christopher – patron saint of motorists

27th July          The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus – naps are good for you!

30th July          William Wilberforce, Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Clarkson

31st July          St Joseph of Arimathea – the man who buried Jesus