Saint of the Day 12th November

St. Josaphat Kuncevyc Martyr, born in the little town of Volodymyr in Lithuania (Volyn) in 1580 or — according to some writers — 1584; died at Vitebsk, Russia, 12 November, 1623. The saint's birth occurred in a gloomy period for the Ruthenian Church. Even as early as the beginning of the sixteenth century the Florentine [...]

Saint of the Day 31st October -2015

St. Wolfgang of Regensburg Saturday, October 31, 2015 Lived(c. 924-994) | Feast Day: Saturday, October 31, 2015 Bishop of Ratisbon (972-994), born about 934; died at the village of Pupping in upper Austria, 31 October, 994. The name Wolfgang is of early German origin. St. Wolfgang was one of the three brilliant stars of the [...]

Celtic Saints of the day 15th October

St. Ethelric of Durham Æthelric (or Ethelric; died 1072) was Bishop of Durham from 1041 to 1056 when he resigned. Æthelric was a monk at Peterborough Abbey before Bishop Eadmund of Durham brought him to Durham to instruct the Durham monks in monastic life. Æthelric was consecrated as bishop on 11 January 1041 at York. [...]