Saint of the day


Saints Simon and Jude

Saints Simon and Jude

They suffered martyrdom together in Persia, where they met after evangelising other regions


Saint Evaristus

Saint Evaristus

He was the fourth successor of St Peter


Saint Cedda

Saint Cedda

He carried out fundamental work in the complex historical and religious framework of 7th century Britain


Saint Gaudentius of Brescia

Saint Gaudentius of Brescia

His clear and simple doctrine spread throughout the Christian world, so much so that he received several exhortations to write


Saint Anthony Mary Claret

Saint Anthony Mary Claret

He founded the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Religious of Mary Immaculate. He was aware of the need for a good Catholic press. Several times Jesus and Mary confirmed the value of his writings through inner locutions.


Saint John of Capistrano

Saint John of Capistrano

He became a friend of St Bernardine of Siena and supported both his devotion to the Most Holy Name of Jesus and the reform of the Franciscan Observance


Saint John Paul II

Saint John Paul II

Flanked by Cardinal Ratzinger, whom he put in charge of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Polish saint left as legacy a very rich magisterium, confirming many truths of faith and morals


Saint Laura Montoya

Saint Laura Montoya

God called her to the evangelization of indigenous peoples


Saint Maria Bertilla Boscardin

Saint Maria Bertilla Boscardin

Her story reminds us that every way to holiness has its charisms


Saint Paul of the Cross

Saint Paul of the Cross

He founded the Congregation of the Discalced Clerics of the Most Holy Cross and Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ, whose members are commonly called Passionists. The rule provides for a fourth vow which consists in propagating the memory of the Passion, from which “as from source, all good derives”


Saint Luke the Evangelist

Saint Luke the Evangelist

The third Gospel is rich in historical and geographical details, as if to underline - for the benefit of posterity - that the earthly mission of God the Son took place at precise times and places


Saint Ignatius of Antioch

Saint Ignatius of Antioch

On his deportation journey from Antioch to Rome, where he was mauled to death by beasts during Trajan's persecutions, he wrote seven letters. In them the terms “Christianity” and “Catholic Church” appear for the first time, together with an extraordinary awareness of the ecclesial mission