I love Franciscan lay-brother saints.
He could be my Baptismal patron, since the name Diego is a derivative of Santiago, for St. James.
So humble, so little, a porter and I think questor for the community of Observant Friars, he was nonetheless appointed Guardian, something unusual for a lay-brother. Called back to Spain at the end of his life, he returned to his humble, penitential life. He was the first saint to be canonized after the Reformation, and the first lay-brother of the Friars Minor.
St. Diego, pray for us, and for my friends in the Philippines Diego and his sister 'Tina'. ;)
Happy feast day San Diego, California!
Cats like Franciscans.