St. Felix I

220px-PopeFelixIPope St. Felix, in the sixth year of his pontificate, received the martyr’s crown under Emperor Aurelian, 274. It was St. Felix who commanded Masses to be celebrated over the tombs of martyrs in remembrance of which the relics of the martyrs are still placed in the altar stone.

(Source: The New Roman Missal by Father Lasance).

St. Mary Magdalen dei Passi, Virgin

800px-Magdalena_de_PazziSt. Mary Magdalen dei Passi, Virgin:  St. Mary Magdalen dei Pazzi was born in 1566.  The charity that burned in her heart led her to enter a Carmelite convent at the age of eighteen.  Among the special gifts for which St. Mary Magdalen is celebrated is the sweet perfume which to this day is given out by the pure and incorrupt remains of this holy virgin.

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