July 31 Saints of the Day – Germanus of Auxerre and Ignatius of Loyola

On this date in 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts took the first ride in a lunar rover. The vehicle cost over $38 million to make; understandably, the insurance premiums were astronomical. Germanus of Auxerre (ca. 378 – 448) came from the noblest of noble Gallic families. His father’s name was “Rusticus.” He received the finest schooling… Continue reading July 31 Saints of the Day – Germanus of Auxerre and Ignatius of Loyola