Saint of the day

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Date 25 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. Louis, King of France

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Popular memory preserves Louis IX, King of France, in the image of a sovereign who used to render justice to his subjects under an old oak tree that stood hard by his castle in Vincennes. In fact, Louis struck his contemporaries for his sense of justice, for his deep piety and great charity.  

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St. Joseph Calasanz, priest, Founder of Piarists