Saint of the day

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Date 11 July

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. Pius I, Pope

St. Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe

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Founder of the Benedictine Order, Patron of Europe, Father of Western monasticism. His life is faithfully reflected in the “Rule” named after him, the spirit of which is captured in the motto, Ora et labora. The Church remembers St. Benedict on July 11.  

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