Saint of the day

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Date 23 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. Joseph Cafasso, priest of Turin

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Father Joseph Cafasso lived in Turin, Italy, in the 19th century. He was famous for forming holy priests, including St John Bosco. He is also known for his ministry to prisoners, especially those condemned to death.  

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