Saint of the day

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Date 11 September

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. 

Sts. Protus and Hyacinth, Martyrs on the via Salaria

Sts Protus and Hyacinth were said to be eunuchs in the service of a Roman lady named Eugenia. With their help, Eugenia, along with her friend Bassilla, converted to Christianity. All suffered martyrdom after Eugenia was accused by her fiancé of being a Christian.  

B. Bonaventura of Barcelona, Franciscan friar