Saint of the Day

  St John Southworth

Jun 27, 2022
Priest and martyr. Saint John was born in 1592 in Lancashire. He went overseas to study and was ordained in Douai in 1618 ...
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  St John the Baptist

Jun 24, 2022
The story of Saint John the Baptist is recorded in the four Gospels. He is also mentioned by the Jewish historian Josephus. John was the son of ...
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  St Aloysius Gonzaga and St Mewan

Jun 21, 2022
Seminarian. Patron of youth. Born in 1568, Aloysius was a son of the Marquis of Castignlione. His mother was lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Spain ...
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  St Alban

Jun 20, 2022
The first martyr of Britain. Saint Alban was a Romano-Briton, living in Verulanium (now the city of St Albans). During the persecutions of the Emperor Diocletian ...
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  St Rainier of Pisa

Jun 17, 2022
Born in 1117, the son of prosperous merchants, Saint Rainier enjoyed a wild youth. He loved music and dancing, partying all night with friends, then sleeping all day ...
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  St John Regis

Jun 16, 2022
French Jesuit priest. Born near Narbonne in 1597, John Francis Regis was the son of a well-to-do merchant. He joined the Jesuits at 18 ...
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  SS Vitus, Modesta and Crecentia

Jun 15, 2022
Martyrs. The cult of these fourth century saints is very ancient, but few facts are known about their lives. According to tradition, St Vitus became Christian as a child ...
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