Saint of the day

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Date 11 August

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. Clare of Assisis, Virgin, Foundress of the Poor Ladies

St. Clare, Master of Santa Chiara, Assisi

The Church remembers Saint Clare of Assisi on August 11. A virgin of the thirteenth century, St. Clare was a friend and contemporary of St. Francis of Assisi, who founded the Clarissan Sisters - the “Poor Clares”.  

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St. Tiburtius, Martyr on the via Labicana

St Susan, Roman, in the homonym Church