The archangel St. Gabriel is honored on Sept. 29 along with two other archangels: St. Michael and St. Raphael.
But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall name him John. And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.” ―Luke 1:13–14
“As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, ‘Follow me.’ And he got up and followed him.” (Matthew 9:9)
St. Nicodemus shares an Aug. 31 feast day with another religious leader who helped to bury Jesus — St. Joseph of Arimathea
St. Bartholomew, whose feast day is Aug. 24, is the patron saint of butchers and leatherworkers.
Aug. 4 is the day set aside for this largely-unknown New Testament saint, “Paul’s traveling companion.”
St. Martha is considered to be the patron of homemakers, servants, and unmarried women.
St. James the Greater is honored July 25, and he is the patron saint of Spain, arthritics, soldiers and pilgrims.