Feb 10th - The feast day of Saint Scholastica, patron saint of nuns. St. Scholastica, born in Italy, the twin sister of St. Benedict of Nursia, consecrated her life to God from her earliest youth. St. Gregory the Great, in his Dialogues, tells us that she was a nun and leader of a community for women, about five miles from Benedict’s abbey.
as we recall the memory of Saint Scholastica,
we ask that by her example
we may serve you with love and obtain perfect joy.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever. Amen.