Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day

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  • St. Maximinus of Trier: Saint of the Day for Friday, May 29, 2020
    Bishop of Trier, Germany, from 332, and a miracle worker. He was probably born at Silly, France, and succeeded St. Agritus as bishop of Trier, giving refuge to St. Athanasius in 336. St. Paul, the patriarch of Constantinople, was also given MaximinusÂ? protection. Maximinus was an ardent enemy of the Arian heretics, opposing them in […]
  • Bl. Margaret Pole: Saint of the Day for Thursday, May 28, 2020
    Martyr of England. She was born Margaret Plantagenet, the niece of Edward IV and Rich­ard III. She married Sir Reginald Pole about 1491 and bore five sons, including Reginald Cardinal Pole. Margaret was widowed, named countess of Salisbury, and appointed governess to Princess Mary, daughter of Hemy VIII and Queen Catherine of Aragon, Spain. She […]
  • St. Augustine of Canterbury: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    At the end of the sixth century anyone would have said that Augustine had found his niche in life. Looking at this respected prior of a monastery, almost anyone would have predicted he would spend his last days there, instructing, governing, and settling even further into this sedentary life. But Pope St. Gregory the Great […]
  • St. Philip Neri: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    St. Philip Neri was a Christian missionary and founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, a community of Catholic priests and lay brothers. He was born in Florence on July 21, 1515 as one of four children to Francesco Neri. From a very young age, Philip was known for being cheerful and obedient. He was […]