Saint of the day

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Date 25 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. Anastasia, Martyr of Sirmium

St. Anastasia lived during the time of the Emperor Diocletian, and helped the Christians persecuted by the emperor. Arrested in Sirmium, she refused to deny the faith. Embarked on a leaking ship, she escaped and reached safety, at least temporarily. Captured again, she was burned alive.  

B. Mary of the Apostles, Virgin, Foundress of the Salvatorian Sisters