Saint of the day

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Date 11 June

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. Paola Frassinetti, Virgin, Foundress of the Sisters of saint Dorothy

St Paola Frassinetti lost her mother when she was just 9 years old; from that time, she cared for her father and four brothers. She founded an order of teaching nuns, the Sisters of St Dorothy. St Paola was canonised in 1984.  

St. Barnabas, Apostle

St. Restituto, Martyr on the via Nomentana

St. John of St. Facundus, Agostinian