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September Holy Days and Festivals

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St Drithelm (d. ca. 700)
St Giles (seventh century)

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St William of Roskilde (d. ca. 1070)

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St Gregory the Great (ca. 540-604)

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St Rose of Viterbo (d. 1252)

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St Lawrence Justinian (1380-1455)

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St Bega (seventh century)

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St Cloud (ca. 522-560)
St Sozon (fourth century)

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St Nicholas of Tolentino (ca. 1245- 1306)

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St Guy of Anderlect (d. ca. 1012)

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St John Chrysostom (d. 407)

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St Notburga (d. ca. 1313)

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St Adam of Caithness (thirteenth century)

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St Cornelius (d. 253)
St Ninian (d. 432)
St Cyprian (200-258)

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St Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)
St Lambert (d. 709)

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St Theodore of Canterbury (d. 690)

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St Eustace (second century)

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St Matthew (first century)

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St Maurice (d. 226)

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St Adamnan (ca. 624-704)
St Thecla (Thekla) (first century)

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St Gerard (d. 1046)

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St Albert of Jerusalem (d. 1214)
St Cosmas and Damian (ca. 303)

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St Sigebert (d. 635)

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St Lioba (d. 782)
St Wenceslas (d. 938)

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Archangels Gabriel and Michael

Michaelmas: During this holiday the local mayor or lord placed a large glove atop a high pole to denote the fair's meeting ground. Booths were set up and crowds gathered around the glove. In order to participate in the fair, the merchants promised to give a portion of their proceeds to charity. For the feast, goose was served. After the twelfth century, ginger dishes also were traditionally included.

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St Jerome (d. 420).

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