Saint of the day

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Date 01 December

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. Eligius, Bishop of Noyon

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Saint Eligius, celebrated December 1, is the patron saint of goldsmiths and, by extension, ironworkers and metallurgical workers, hardware storekeepers, blacksmiths, horses, and hence farmers, carriers, mechanics and garage keepeers.  

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St. Nahum, Prophet