Saints Of The Day

Saint of the Day Online - St Colette

St Colette who was bron on 13 January 1381 was a French abbess and the foundress of the Colettine Poor Clares, a reform branch of the Order of Saint Clare, better known as the Poor Clares.

Read More 07-03-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St Fabian

St Fabian who was born on 200 was the Bishop of Rome from 10 January 236 to his death in 250,succeeding Anterus. He is famous for the miraculous nature of his election.

Read More 20-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St Fillan

St Fillan of Munster, the son of Feriach, grandson of Cellach Cualann, King of Leinster, received the monastic habit in the Abbey of Saint Fintan Munnu and came to Scotland from Ireland in 717AD.

Read More 19-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St William of Bourges

St William Berruyer was educated by Peter the hermit who was the archdeacon of Soissons, his uncle by the mother's side. He learned from his infancy to despise the folly and emptiness.

Read More 10-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St Adrian

St Adrian was an African by birth and was abbot of Nerida. He died on January 9 in Canterbury, and his tomb soon became famous for the miracles wrought there.

Read More 09-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St Thorfinn

St Thorfinn was born in Trondheim, Norway, and may have been a Cistercian monk before becoming Bishop of Hamar. Although he achieved a fair amount of fame as a saint, comparatively few details of his life are clearly known.

Read More 08-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St John Neumann

John Nepomucene Neumann who was born on March 28, 1811 was a Catholic priest from Bohemia. He is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonized.

Read More 05-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth Ann Bayley who was born on August 28, 1774, was the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. 

Read More 04-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St Genevieve

Saint Genevieve who was born on 419 AD in Paris is the patron saint of Paris in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions. Her feast day is kept on January the 3rd.

Read More 03-01-2018

Saint of the Day Online - St John the Apostle

John the Apostle was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Generally listed as the youngest apostle, he was the son of Zebedee and Salome. His brother was James, who was another of the Twelve Apostles.

Read More 27-12-2017