Saint of the day

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Date 19 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. Juliana Falconieri, Virgin, Foundress of the Mantellate

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Juliana Falconieri lived in Florence at a time when the city was divided between Guelphs and Ghibellines. Born into a noble family, she dedicated her life to serving the poor and praying for peace in her city. She founded the Sisters of the Third Order of Servites, known as the “Mantellate.”  

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Sts. Mark and Marcelliano, Roman martyrs

Sts. Gervasius and Protasius, Martyrs of Milan

St Romuald, Abbott, Founder of the Camaldolese order