Saint of the day

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Date 13 January

The Saint of the Day presents a daily calendar of Saints remembered by the Church and featured in the Vatican calendar. The pages feature the stories of the great witnesses of Christian life through the centuries, lighting our way on our journey of faith. 

St. Hilary of Poitiers, Bishop and Doctor

St Remigius, Bishop of Reims

Remigius was Bishop of Reims, in Gaul in the sixth century, at a time when Gaul was subject to invasion by the Franks. On Christmas Eve, in the year 500, he baptized the Frankish king Clovis. Remigius died in 533, after more than 70 years as a tireless evangelizer.