Feast Days during the week

Monday 31st: The Visitation of The Blessed Virgin Mary.

Tuesday June 1st: St. Justin was born in the Holy Land and settled in Rome. He became a Christian and is remembered for hid defence of Christian belief and practice. He was martyred c.165.

Wednesday 2nd: Ss. Marcellinus and Peter. Roman clergy martyred in 303.

Thursday 3rd; St. Kevin. A native of Leinster, he grew up in Kilnamanagh where he received his early religious formation. He crossed the mountains to Glendalough where he became a hermit. Disciples began to gather around him. Gradually the great monastic settlement grew and spread through the glen after his death in 618.

Friday 4th: Ss. Charles Lwanga and Companions were 22 Ugandan youths martyred in 1886.

Saturday 5th: St. Boniface (673-754) was born at Crediton, Devonshire and educated in monastery schools in England. He went as a missionary to Germany where he founded monasteries in Bavaria including Fulda in 735.