Saint of the day

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Date 30 April

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. Pius V, Pope

St. Quirinus of Rome, martyred on the Via Appia

Quirinus was a Roman tribune who was charged with executing the Christians Alexander, Eventius, and Theodulus, arrested under Trajan. Instead, converted by the miracles worked by the saints, he converted and was baptized, along with his daughter Balbina, and became a martyr for the Faith.  

St. Peter the Deacon