Ferial–G (IV) – St. Giles (Aegidius), Abbot–W (Comm.) – Twelve Holy Brothers, Martyrs–R (Comm.)
Tuesday, September 1
Saint Giles (c. 650 – c. 710) was a Greek Christian hermit saint from Athens, whose legend is centered in Provence and Septimania. The tomb in the abbey Giles was said to have founded, in Saint-Gilles-du-Gard, became a place of pilgrimage and a stop on the road that led from Arles to Santiago de Compostela, the pilgrim Way of St. James. He is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.