What saint is celebrated today? Discover the saints of May 16, 2024

The Catholic calendar commemorates venerable figures of the Church, covering both saints and blesseds, assigning them a specific date for their memory.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
15 May 2024 Wednesday 23:06
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What saint is celebrated today? Discover the saints of May 16, 2024

The Catholic calendar commemorates venerable figures of the Church, covering both saints and blesseds, assigning them a specific date for their memory. Among the approximately 10,000 personalities that the Catholic Church honors, each day is dedicated to the memory of a select group, with May 16 being the date on which, among others, Saint Simon Stock is celebrated.

Given the extensive history of the Catholic Church, the number of saints is considerably high, resulting in multiple name day celebrations on the same day:

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