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St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch: Saint of the Day for Friday, January 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...