Saint of the day

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Date 14 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. 

St. Albert, Patriarch of Jerusalem

Albert was a man famous for his wisdom. After serving as Bishop of Vercelli, he became the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem. He reformed the Carmelite Rule. He was killed in an act of vengeance by the Master of the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, whom he had removed for immoral conduct.