Saint of the day

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Date 01 May

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 Joseph the Worker, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patron of Workers

St Joseph The Worker, 1370 ca.

Today we remember Saint Joseph, the foster-father of Jesus, in his role as a common labourer – a carpenter. This feast bears witness to the fact that even humble work allows men and women to participate in the divine plan of salvation. St Joseph is venerated as the patron of Christian workers.  

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St. Jeremiah, prophet