Saint of the day

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Date 20 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. Apollinaris, Bishop of Ravenna and Martyr

St. Aurelius, Bishop of Carthage

Aurelius was Bishop of Carthage at the end of the 4th century. At the time, the churches of North Africa were split by the Donatist schism. Supported by the St Augustine, Aurelius worked to heal the division. He made sure that all his efforts were in harmony with the Roman Church. He died in 430.   

St. Elijah, Prophet