This calendar of saints is drawn from several denominations, sects, and traditions. Although it will no longer be updated daily, the index on the right will guide visitors to a saint celebrated on any day they choose. Additional saints will be added as they present themselves to Major.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

June 21 -- Feast of the Knights of Saint Lazarus

PubMedHealth, which is posted by the National Institute of Health, says that cases of drug-resistant Mycobacterium leprae are on the rise worldwide.  If the name's unfamiliar, they're the nasty little bugs that cause Hansen's Disease.  Still no bells?  It has traditionally been called leprosy.