Saint of the Day

St. Sylvester

St. Pope Sylvester I (born circa 285, died 31 December 335) was the bishop of Rome from 31 January 314 until his death. He is remembered in particular for his leadership through two heretical controversies in the Church – Donatism and Arianism – as well as the baptism of Constantine and the triumph of the …

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St. Stephen

St. Stephen (c. 5 – c. 34 AD) is traditionally venerated as the protomartyr or first martyr of Christianity. According to the Acts of the Apostles, he was a deacon in the early Church at Jerusalem who angered members of various synagogues by his teachings. Accused of blasphemy at his trial, he made a speech …

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St. Anastasia

St. Anastasia (died December 25 A.D. 304) is a saint and martyr who died at Sirmium in the Roman province of Pannonia Secunda (modern Serbia). Anastasia has long been venerated as a healer and exorcist. Her relics lie in the Cathedral of St. Anastasia in Zadar, Croatia.

St. John Of Kanty

St. John of Kanty (or John Cantius, 23 June 1390 – 24 December 1473) was a Polish priest, scholastic philosopher, physicist and theologian. During his time in Kraków, Cantius became well known in the city for his generosity and compassion toward the poor, especially needy students at the university. He subsisted on what was strictly …

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