Saint of the day

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Date 27 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. Monica, Mother of St. Augustine, Bishop

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Mother of Saint Augustine of Hippo, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, Saint Monica was a woman of profound faith. Fervently observant of the traditions of the Catholic Church, she faced the most difficult moments by placing every hope in God. Her liturgical memory recurs each year on August 27.  

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