Saint of the day

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Date 25 June

The Saint of the Day presents a daily calendar of Saints remembered by the Church and featured in the Vatican calendar. The pages feature the stories of the great witnesses of Christian life through the centuries, lighting our way on our journey of faith. 

St.William, Abbot, Founder of the Congregation of Montevergine

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Pilgrim, hermit, abbot, and finally a pilgrim again. That’s the story of St William of Vercelli, born in 1085. He became popular in Irpinia where he settled after a long voyage. He founded the Abbey of Montevergine and the Congregation attached to the abbey. He died in 1142.  

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St. Prosperus of Aquitaine, Philosopher