Feast Days

Monday 27th, St. Fergal, bishop and missionary, lived fist in France and then in Bavaria, where he founded the monastery of Chiemsee. He was appointed Bishop of Salzburg around 754 and died in 784, leaving a reputation for learning and holiness.

Thursday 30th, St Andrew, Apostle, from Bethsaida was a disciple of John the Baptist when he was called by Jesus. He in turn brought his brother Peter to Jesus. He is said to have suffered martyrdom by crucifixion on this date, but the tradition of an X-shaped cross is much later. Patron of Scotland, Russia and fishermen.