Saint of the day

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Date 08 November

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. Adeodatus I, Pope

Sts. Crowned Martyrs

Ultimately, Christians cannot create a statue of a pagan god. The decision not to carve a statue of Aesculapius cost Christian sculptors Claudius, Castorius, Symphorian, and Nicostratus their lives. They were condemned by Diocletian, placed in lead barrels, and drowned in the Danube.