Feast Days during the week

Tuesday 13th, St, Henry (973-1024), Duke of Bavaria, later Emperor; was a just ruler, a humble man of prayer, and reformer of the Church.

Wednesday 14th, St. Camillus de Lellis (1550-1614). Was tough-tempered and a gambler in his early life as a soldier, was converted at the age of 25. Guided by St. Philip Neri he became a priest and worked for the sick with two companions. His Servants of the Sick prospered and founded hospitals especially where others would not go. Patron saint of nurses, hospitals and the sick.

Thursday 15th, St. Bonaventure (1221-1274), born in Tuscany, Minister General of the Franciscans, Cardinal Archbishop of Albano, theologian of the Council of Lyons.

Friday 16th, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Carmelite communities inherit the early hermits’ devotions to Elijah and his solitary prayer and Our Lady under this title of Mount Carmel.