Saint of the day

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Date 30 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. Joan of Arc, virgin

St. Petronilla

St. Petronilla

According to the Passio of Saints Nereus and Achilleus, St Petronilla may have been the daughter of the Apostle Peter. What is certain is that she was buried in the Catacombs of St Domitilla. She was martyred in the 4th century and her remains were transferred to St Peter's in 757AD.   

St. Ferdinand, King of Castilla