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. ROBERT BELLARMINE, CARDINAL, BISHOP AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH
St Robert Bellarmine was one of the pre-eminent theologians of the post-Tridentine church. A member of the Jesuit order, he became a cardinal in 1599. He was known for his devotion to the poor. He was beatified, canonized, and declared a Doctor of the Church by Pius XI.