Saint of the Day
St. Volusian: Saint of the Day for Friday, January 18, 2019
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Bishop of Tours, France. A senator at Tours, he was initially married, supposedly to a most unpleasant wife. Named bishop of the city in 488, he was ...
St. Anthony the Abbot: Saint of the Day for Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Two Greek philosophers ventured out into the Egyptian desert to the mountain where Anthony lived. When they got there, Anthony asked them why they ...
St. Fursey: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Irish monastic founder, the brother of Sts. Foillan and Ulan, praised by St. Bede. Fursey was born on the island of Inisguia en Lough Carri, ...
St. Paul the Hermit: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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Also known as Paul the First Hermit and Paul of Thebes, an Egyptian hermit and friend of St. Jerome. Born in Lower The baid, Egypt, he was left an ...
St. Felix of Nola: Saint of the Day for Monday, January 14, 2019
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Felix was the son of Hermias, a Syrian who had been a Roman soldier. He was born on his father's estate at Nola near Naples, Italy. On the death of ...
St. Hilary of Poitiers: Saint of the Day for Sunday, January 13, 2019
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"They didn't know who they were." This is how Hilary summed up the problem with the Arian heretics of the fourth century. Hilary, on the other ...
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys: Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 12, 2019
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Marguerite had survived many threats in the twenty-six years she had been in wilderness of Canada. She had lived through Iroquois attacks, a fire ...
St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch: Saint of the Day for Friday, January 11, 2019
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Abbot and founder. Born at Garissus, Cappadocia (modern Turkey), in 423, he undertook a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, and after meeting with the famed St. ...
St. William of Bourges: Saint of the Day for Thursday, January 10, 2019
2019-01-10 00:00:00
William Berruyer, of the illustrious family of the ancient counts of Nevers, was educated by Peter the hermit, archdeacon of Soissons, his uncle by ...
St. Adrian, Abbot: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, January 09, 2019
2019-01-09 00:00:00
Born in Africa, Adrian became abbot of the monastery at Nerida, near Naples. He declined an appointment as archbishop of Canterbury, but accompanied ...
St. Thorfinn: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, January 08, 2019
2019-01-08 00:00:00
In the year 1285, there died in the Cistercian monastery at TerDoest, near Bruges, a Norwegian bishop named Thorfinn. He had never attracted ...
St. Raymond of Pennafort: Saint of the Day for Monday, January 07, 2019
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St. Raymond of Pennafort, Patron Saint of Canonists (Feast day - January 7) Born in Spain, St. Raymond was a relative of the King of Aragon. From ...
St. Andre Bessette: Saint of the Day for Sunday, January 06, 2019
2019-01-06 00:00:00
When Alfred Bessette came to the Holy Cross Brothers in 1870, he carried with him a note from his pastor saying, "I am sending you a saint." The ...
St. John Neumann: Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 05, 2019
2019-01-05 00:00:00
This American saint was born in Bohemia in 1811. He was looking forward to being ordained in 1835 when the bishop decided there would be no more ...
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: Saint of the Day for Friday, January 04, 2019
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Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton was the first native born American to be canonized by the Catholic Church. Born two years before the American Revolution, ...
St. Genevieve: Saint of the Day for Thursday, January 03, 2019
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St. Genevieve was a fair and courageous peasant girl who was born around 422 in Nanterre, France, to a man named Severus and a woman named ...
St. Basil the Great: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, January 02, 2019
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St. Basil the Great was born at Caesarea of Cappadocia in 330. He was one of ten children of St. Basil the Elder and St. Emmelia. Several of his ...
Mary the Blessed Virgin: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, January 01, 2019
2019-01-01 00:00:00
Mary, also known as St. Mary the Virgin, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Mary, Mary Mother of God or the Virgin Mary is believed by many to be the ...
St. Sylvester: Saint of the Day for Monday, December 31, 2018
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St. Sylvester, born in Rome, was ordained by Pope St. Marcellinus during the peace that preceded the persecutions of Diocletian. He passed through ...
St. Anysia: Saint of the Day for Sunday, December 30, 2018
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Martyr of Greece. She was a wealthy woman of Salonika, in Thessaly, who used her personal funds to aid the poor. A soldier accosted her in the street ...

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