Sts. Peter and Paul
Patron Saint of Popes, Shipbuilders, Fisherman, Locksmiths (St. Peter); Missionaries, Evangelists, Writers and Public Workers (St. Paul)
In speaking of St. Peter and St. Paul, Augustine of Hippo said of them: “Both apostles share the same feast day, for these two were one; and even though they suffered on different days, they were as one. Peter went first, and Paul followed.
And so we celebrate this day made holy for us by the apostles' blood. Let us embrace what they believed, their life, their labors, their sufferings, their preaching, and their confession of faith.”