Lives of the Saints, December

Lives of the Saints

Our Models and Protectors

Day Magnificat Calendar * Roman Calendar *
1 Saint Eligius or Eloy, Bishop of Noyon
2 Saint Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr
3 Saint Francis Xavier, Jesuit Missionary
4 Saint Barbara, Virgin and Martyr St. John Damascene, Doctor of the Church
5 Saint Sabas, Patriarchal Abbot in Palestine
6 Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia
7 St. Ambrose, Bishop, Doctor of the Church
8 The Immaculate Conception
9 Saint Peter Fourier, Parish Priest, Founder
Saint Leocadia of Toledo, Virgin and Martyr
10 Translation of the Holy House of Loreto
Saint Eulalia, Child Martyr
11 Saint Damasus, Pope
12 Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of Latin America
Saint Finnian or Finan, Bishop in Ireland
Saint Valery, Abbot in Picardy
Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, Foundress
13 Saint Lucy of Syracuse, Virgin and Martyr
14 Bl. Melanie Calvat, Seeress of La Salette
Saint Nicasius and his Companions, Martyrs
St. John of the Cross, Doctor of the Church
15 Bl. John the Discalced, Franciscan Friar
Saint Maximin or Mesmin of Verdun, Abbot
16 Saint Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop
17 Saint Olympia, Widow and Deaconess
18 Saint Gatian, First Bishop of Tours
19 Blessed Urban V, Pope
St. Nemesion and Companions, Martyrs
20 Saint Dominic of Silos, Abbot
Saint Philogonius, Bishop of Antioch
21 Saint Thomas, Apostle and Martyr Saint Peter Canisius, Doctor of the Church
22 Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Foundress
Saint Ischyrion, Martyr in Alexandria
23 Saint Margaret d'Youville, Foundress
St. Servulus of Rome, Invalid and Beggar
Saint John Cantius, Priest
24 Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Priest and Hermit
Saints Tarsilla and Emiliana, Virgins
Saint Delphinus, Bishop of Bordeaux
25 The Nativity of Our Lord
26 Saint Stephen, Protomartyr
27 Saint John, Apostle, Evangelist
28 The Holy Innocents
29 St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop, Martyr
30 St. Sabinus, Bishop & Companions, Martyrs
31 Saint Sylvester, Pope and Confessor Saint John Francis Regis, Jesuit missionary

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  • * MAGNIFICAT CALENDAR : The Monastery of the Magnificat follows the Traditional Pre Vatican II calendar, with the addition of several new Saints and Blessed.
  • * ROMAN CALENDAR : Post Vatican II calendar of Feastdays of the Saints.

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