Saint of the day

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Date 20 August

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. Bernard, Abbott and Doctor of the Church

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Doctor of the Church, founder of the Abbey of Clairvaux, one of the fathers of the Cistercians, patron of beekeepers. St Bernard of Clairvaux, whose liturgical feast occurs on 20 August, travelled all the roads of Europe, fighting heresy and defending the Pope and the Church.  

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St. Samuel, Prophet

St. Mary de Mattias, Virgin,Foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters Adorers of the Blood of Christ