Saint of the Day

  St Catherine of Siena

Apr 29, 2022
Mystic. Dominican tertiary. St Catherine was born in 1347, the youngest of about 20 children of a Sienese dyer, Giacomo Benincasa. From a very early age she ...
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  St Peter Chanel and St Louis de Montfort

Apr 28, 2022
St Peter Chanel was born in 1804 near Cras in France. His parents were peasants. His parish priest, the Abbe Trompier, took him on as a pupil because ...
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  St Zita

Apr 27, 2022
Domestic servant. Patron of maidservants. Born at Monsagrati, in 1218, she worked for the Farinelli household all her life, from the age of 12 ...
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  St Pedro de Betancur

Apr 26, 2022
Priest and the first saint of Guatemala. Born into a poor family on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Pedro was a shepherd until he was 24, when he began to make his way to Guatemala ...
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  St Mark

Apr 25, 2022
Evangelist. St Mark was the first Gospel writer. He is usually associated with John Mark, whose mother's house in Jerusalem was a meeting place for the Apostles. He was also ...
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  St Theodore of Sykeon

Apr 22, 2022
Monk and Bishop of Anastasiopolis in Galatia. This seventh century saint was the son of a prostitute who lived in a brothel. His father was a circus entertainer and acrobat who ...
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  St Beuno

Apr 21, 2022
Abbot. St Beuno lived in Wales during the 6th century. According to his Life, written 800 years later, he was born and educated in Herefordshire, near the present village of Llanfeuno ...
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