St. Stanislaus was born in 1030 and was educated at Gnesen and at Paris. After his ordination to the priesthood he was made a canon of the cathedral at Cracow as well as archdeacon and preacher. Upon the death of the bishop of Cracow, he was nominated bishop of the diocese by Pope Alexander II.
St. Augustine Zhao Rong and companions Feast day, July 9. Christianity arrived in China by way of Syria in the 600s. Depending on China's relations with the outside world, Christianity over the centuries was free to grow or was forced to operate secretly. Augustine Zhao Rong was a Chinese solider who accompanied Bishop John Gabriel Taurin Dufresse to his martyrdom in Beijing. Augustine was baptized and later ordained as a diocesan priest. He was martyred in 1815 along with his 119…
June 22—St. Thomas More, Patron of Lawyers and Politicians: Chancellor of England and close friend of the King, St. Thomas More soon became forced to choose between his friend and his faith when Henry VIII declared himself “Supreme Head of the Church.” In the end, Thomas chose to stand by his principles, and as a result, was unjustly tried for treason and sentenced for execution. Click to find out More!
Saint Marcellinlus Papacy began 30 June 296 Papacy ended 1 April 304? Predecessor Caius Successor Marcellus I Personal details Birth name Marcellinus Died 1 April 304? Rome, Western Roman Empire Sainthood Feast day 26 April