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Saint Agnes, Virgin, martyr of Rome. was a young girl who was killed because she refused to marry, having dedicated herself to Christ.
St Andrew the Apostle. The patron saint of Scotland, today 30th November is St Andrews Day celebrated in Scotland. About the middle of the 10th century he became the patron saint of Scotland, several legends state that the relics of Andrew were brought by divine guidance from Constantinople to the place where the modern town of St Andrew stands toady
Litany Lane: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - Litany Lane Blog: Grammarian, Numbers 11:25-29, Mark 9:38-43.47-48, St Jerome, Psalm 34
Saint Monica was raised in a Christian family but married a pagan man. She prayed constantly for his and her children's conversion. Even though she was in a less than desirable relationship, her example of patience and kindness to other women was a profound one. Her prayers were answered when her husband and son, who is St. Augustine, did finally convert. She is the patron saint of mothers, wives, abuse victims, and alcoholics.