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Barbara. December 4. Patroness of Ferrara, Mantua and Guastalla,
Italy, and of armourers and gunsmiths. Died December 4, 235 ( f), Barnabas. June 11. His birthday. One of the patrons of Milan. Apostle. Bartholomew. August 24. Apostle. Basil the Great. January 1, Eastern Church; June 14, Western Church
(328-380). Bathilda. January 30 in France; January 26 in Roman Martyrology
(died ca. 680). BayoorBavon. October 1. Patron of Ghent (589-653). Benedict. March 21. Founder of Benedictine Order (480-543). Bernard of Clairvaux. August 20. Founder of Abbey of Clairvaux,
one of the Fathers of the Church (1091-1153). Bernard of Menthon. June 15. Founder of hospices in the Alps, " Great
St. Bernard" and " Little St. Bernard" (923-1008 ?). Blaise. February 3. Patron of Ragusa, and of those afflicted with throat
diseases. Bishop of Sebaste, Cappadocia (died 316). Boniface. June 5. Apostle of Germany (680-755). Bridget or Bride. February 1. Patroness of Ireland (450-521). Bruno. October 6. Founder of Carthusian Order (1035-1101). Catherine. November 25. Patroness of Venice and appealed to against
diseases of the tongue. Catherine of Siena. Patroness of Siena; lived in fourteenth century. Cecilia. November 22. Patroness of sacred music (died 100). Clement. November 23. Patron of farriers and blacksmiths (died 100). Columban. November 21. Irish saint (543-61S).
Crispin and Crispinian. October 25. Patrons of shoemakers (died 284). Cuthbert. March 20. Patron saint of Durham, England (died 687). David. Marchi. Patron saint of Wales (446-549). Declan. July 24. First bishop of Ardmore, Ireland. Denis. October 9. Patron of France. Living in 250. Domenic. August 4. Founder of Dominican Order (1170-1221). Edmund. November 20. King of East Anglia and martyr (died 870). Edward. March 18. King of England and martyr ( 962-978 ). Edward the Confessor. October 13. King of England (1004-1066). Elizabeth of Hungary. November 19. Daughter of Alexander II, King
of Hungary (1207-1231). Elmo (Erasmus). June 2 (died 304).
Eloy (Eligius). December 1. Patron of goldsmiths (588-659). Emeric. November 4. Eldest son of St. Stephen of Hungary. Engbacia. 18