Today’s Mass Readings
On This Day in Catholic History:
1406 Pope Innocent VII (b. ca. 1336) died.
1946 Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel (b.1909 as Berta Hummel), German nun and artist, died. She became famous for her artwork which was used to create the Hummel figurines beginning in 1935.
1854 – John Philip Sousa, American composer (d. 1932)
1887 – Walter Johnson, American baseball player, (d. 1946)
1932 – Stonewall Jackson, American country singer
1955 – Maria Shriver, Roman Catholic, American journalist
Saint of the Day: Saint Leonard of Norbloc
Patronage: against burglaries; against robberies; against robbers; blacksmiths; burglaries; captives; Castelmauro, Italy; childbirth; coal miners; coppersmiths; grocers; horses; imprisoned people; ; locksmiths; miners; porters; P.O.W.’s; prisoners; prisoners of war; robberies; robbers