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St. John Eudes: Saint of the Day for Monday, August 19, 2019

John Eudes was born at Ri, Normandy, France, on November 14, 1601, the son of a farmer. He went to the Jesuit college at Caen when he was 14, and ...

St. Helena: Saint of the Day for Sunday, August 18, 2019

St. Helena was the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great and an Empress of the Roman Empire. Very little is known about Helena's early life, but it ...

St. Clare of Montefalco: Saint of the Day for Saturday, August 17, 2019

Clare was born at Montefalco, Italy, around 1268. As a young woman she joined a convent of Franciscan tertiaries. This group established Holy Cross ...

St. Stephen the Great: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 16, 2019

St. Stephen the Great (977-1038), was the son of the Magyar chieftain Geza, Stephen succeeded him as leader in 997. Already raised a Christian, in ...

St. Alipius: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 15, 2019

Bishop and companion of St. Augustine. He was born in Tagaste, North Africa, and was raised as a friend of St. Augustine. He went to Rome to study ...

St. Maximilian Kolbe: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 14, 2019

St. Maximilian Kolbe was born as Raymund Kolbe on January 8, 1894, in the Kingdom of Poland, part of the Russian Empire. He was a Polish Conventual ...

St. Hippolytus: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Martyr of Rome, with Concordia and other companions, he is a controversial figure who censured Pope St. Callistus I. Hippolytus was slain in Sardinia ...

St. Michael My: Saint of the Day for Monday, August 12, 2019

Martyr of Vietnam. He was the mayor of a town in Vietnam when the persecution of Christians started. Michael was martyred with Blessed Anthony Dich, ...

St. Clare: Saint of the Day for Sunday, August 11, 2019

St. Clare of Assisi was born in Assisi on July 16, 1194, as Chiara Offreduccio, the beautiful eldest daughter of Favorino Sciffi, Count of ...

St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr: Saint of the Day for Saturday, August 10, 2019

By: Deacon Keith Fournier The year was 258 A.D. It was a difficult beginning for what would become the First Christian Millennium. Hostility against ...