Saint of the day

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Date 05 July

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. Antony M. Zaccaria, priest, Founder of the Barnabitis

Although he lived on 36 years, St Anthony had a profound effect on the Church of the 16th century. He founded the Barnabite community, and the associated Angelic Sisters of St Paul and the Laity of St Paul. Twice he was accused of heresy, and twice absolved.