April 19 — St. Expeditus
He’s popularly remembered for curb stomping the devil, who appeared in the form of raven, while Expeditus was contemplating conversion.
Cawing after the Roman soldier to wait until “cras! cras!” (tomorrow) before converting to Christianity, St. Expeditus abruptly shouted “hodie!” (today) in response.
After offing the little bugger, Expeditus sought out baptism.
Although no longer on the modern Roman Catholic calendar of saints, he’s honored widely in Europe and parts of South America on his former feast day — April 19.
The patron saint against procrastination and delays, he is invoked for urgent causes. His message calls us to live our Christianity “today!”, in the here and now, and not to wait until some future time when things are easier.