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Saints List: May 

Feast of the Ascension
 Feast of the Ascension
40 days after Easter 
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Pentecost or "50th day" 

Pentecost is Greek and it means "50th day." 
On fire for Christ!

Happy birthday to the Catholic Church!

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Whit Monday
Whit Monday
May 
The Monday after Pentecost is the first day of the resumption of Ordinary Time.
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Saint Ephysius
Saint Ephysius
May 1-4
Patron Saint of Sardinia
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Saint Joseph the Worker
Saint Joseph
the Worker
May 1
“Labor Day” in Italy
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Marian Month
Marian Month
 
May
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Mary's Stations of the Cross
Mary's Stations of the Cross
 
May
 
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Saint Athanasius

Saint Athanasius

 
May 2 
Patron Saint of Theologians,
faithful Orthodox
and Roman Catholic Christians

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Saint Philip and Saint James

Saint Philip

& Saint James,

the apostles

 

May 3

Patron Saint

of Pastry Chefs

(Philip)

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Saint Florian

St. Floria

 

May 4

Patron Saint of chimneysweeps; firefighters; soap boilers; brewers; protector from floods, fires, battles & drowning
 

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Saint Nunzio Sulprizio

Saint Nunzio Sulprizio
 

May 5

Patron Saint of

the disabled,

blacksmiths workers,

and  Pescosansonesco

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Month of Mary

Questions about Mass

 

April

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Month of Mary
 

May 6

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Saint Agathius

Saint Agathius

 

May 7

Patron Saint of soldiers; Squillace; Guardavalle; invoked against headache

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Saint Peter of Tarentaise

Saint Peter of Tarentaise

May 8

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Month of Mary

Month of Mary

 
May 8 

Our Lady of Luján

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Saint Pachomius the Great

Saint Pachomius the Great

 
May 9
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Saint Damien de Veuster of Moloka’i
Saint Damien de Veuster of Moloka’i

May 10

Patron Saint of lepers
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Saint Ignatius of Laconi

Saint Ignatius of Lacon

May 11
Patron Saint of 
Students & Beggars
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Saint Flavia Domitilla
Saint Nereus and Saint Achilleus
Saint Flavia Domitilla
Saint Nereus and Saint Achilleus
May 12
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Month of Mary

Month of Mary

 
May 13
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Saint Juliana of Norwich

Saint Juliana of Norwich

 
May 13

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Saint Matthias

Saint Matthias

 

May 14

Patron Saint of

alcoholics; 

carpenters; 

smallpox; 

tailors; 

hope; 

perseverance

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Saint Isidore the Laborer Farmer

Saint Isidore

the Laborer Farmer

May 15
Patron Saint of Madrid
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Saint Dymphna

Saint Dymphna

May 15
Patron Saint of those suffering from nervous and mental afflictions
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Month of Mary

Month of Mary

 
May 16
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Saint Honore

Saint Honore

May 16

Patron Saint of bakers, confectioners,

bakers of altar bread,

candle-makers, florists,

flour merchants,

corn chandlers,

oil refiners,

and pastry chefs

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Saint Paschal Baylon

Saint Paschal Baylon

May 17
Patron Saint of Cooks, Shepherds, Male Children and Priesthood Vocation
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Saint John I, Pope

Saint John I, Pope

May 18
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Month of Mary

Month of Mary

 

May 19

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Saint Bernardine of Siena

Saint Bernardine of Siena


May 20

Patron Saint of Advertisers; advertising; Aquila, Italy;

chest problems; Italy; Diocese of San Bernardino, California;

gambling addicts;

public relations personnel; public relations work; Bernalda, Italy

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Saint Cristóbal Magallanes & Companions

Saint Cristóbal Magallanes and Companions

May 21

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Saint Rita of Cascia
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Saint Rita of Cascia

May 22

Patron Saint of 
Difficult Marriages,
Impossible Causes,
Infertility,
Parenthood
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Saint Quiteria

Saint Quiteria

May 22

Patron Saint 

Against Rabies

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Saint Julia of Corsica 

Saint Julia of Corsica 

 
May 23
Patron Saint of torture victims and pathologies of the hand and the feet
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Month of Mary

Month of Mary

May 24
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Saint Sarah the Egyptian

Saint Sarah the Egyptian

May 24
 
Gypsy's Pilgrimage in
Les Saintes Maries de la Mer
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Junia the Apostle

Saint Jessica/Saint Jennifer 

(also known as 

Joanna the myrrh bearer)

 

Junia the Apostle

3rd Sunday of Pascha

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Saint Bede the Venerable, priest & doctor

Saint Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor

 
May 25
 
Patron Saint of Historians
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Saint Philip Neri, priest

Saint Philip Neri, priest

 

May 26

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Most Holy Trinity

Most Holy Trinity

 

Trinity Sunday is the First Sunday after Pentecost 

 

May 27

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Sola Scriptura: Bible Alone?

Sola Scriptura: Bible Alone?

 

May

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Memorial Day 
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Memorial Day 

May 28

Saint Bernard of Menthon

Saint Bernard of Menthon/Montjoux

 

May 28

Patron Saint of mountaineers,

skiers, 

snowboarding, 

backpacking and the Alps

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Saint Emmelia of Caesarea

Saint Emmelia of Caesarea

 

May 30

Patron Saint of Mothers

Mother of 5 Saints!

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Saint Joan of Arc

Saint Joan of Arc

May 30

Patron Saint of France;

martyrs;

captives;

military personnel;

people ridiculed

for their piety;

prisoners;

soldiers,

women who have served

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