Saint Of The Day

Saint Of The Day

  • Daily Readings for Saturday, March 28, 2020


    Reading 1: Jeremiah 11:18-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 7:9-12, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 7:2-3, Gospel: John 7:40-53
  • St. Venturino of Bergamo: Saint of the Day for Saturday, March 28, 2020


    Dominican preacher and missionary crusader. A native of Bergamo, Italy, he joined the Dominicans in 1319 and soon distinguished himself as a brilliant preacher, attracting huge crowds throughout northern Italy. Pleased with his ability to reach large numbers of believers, he announced in 1335 his intention to go on a pilgrimage to Rome. When Pope Benedict XII (r. 1334-1342) learned of the pilgrimage, he feared Venturino might be planning to crown himself pope, and so forbade the friar to ...
  • Daily Reading for Monday, March 30th, 2020 HD


    Reading 1, Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62 1 In Babylon there lived a man named Joakim. 2 He was married to a woman called Susanna daughter of Hilkiah, a woman of great beauty; and she was God-fearing, for 3 her parents were worthy people and had instructed their daughter in the Law of Moses. 4 Joakim was a very rich man and had a garden by his house; he used to be visited by a considerable number of the Jews, since he was held in greater respect than any other man. 5 Two elderly men had ...