Saint of the day

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Date 22 January

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

St. Vincent Pallotti, priest, Founder of the Union of the Catholic Apostolate

Saint Vincent, Spanish deacon and martyr

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St Vincent was a deacon, originally from Saragossa in Spain. He was an great preacher and a courageous man. Vincent was arrested during the persecutions under Diocletian. Despite terrible tortures, he never denied the Faith. He was martyred in Valencia in 304, and immediately venerated as a saint.  

St. Vincent, Spanish Deacon and Martyr

S. Anastasius, Monk and Martyr