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St. Augustine of Hippo: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 28, 2019

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, ...

St. Monica: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Saint Monica, also known as Monica of Hippo, is St. Augustine of Hippo's mother. She was born in 331 A.D. in Tagaste, which is present-day ...

St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars: Saint of the Day for Monday, August 26, 2019

Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Born in Catalonia, Spain, she overcame many difficulties in her youth and eventually became a teacher at ...

St. Louis King of France: Saint of the Day for Sunday, August 25, 2019

St. Louis, King of France, patron of Tertiaries, was the ninth of his name. He was born at Poissy, France, in 1214. His father was Louis VIII, and ...

St. Bartholomew: Saint of the Day for Saturday, August 24, 2019

St. Bartholomew, 1st. century, one of the 12. All that is known of him with certainty is that he is mentioned in the synoptic gospels and Acts as ...

St. Philip Benizi: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 23, 2019

Servite cardinal and preacher. Born in Florence, Italy, to a noble family, he was educated in Paris and Padua where he earned a doctorate in medicine ...

St. Andrew the Scot: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 22, 2019

Archdeacon and companion of St. Donatus. Andrew and his sister, St. Bridget the Younger, were born in Ireland of noble parents.They were educated by ...