Skip to main content

Popes Bio

Sylvester III - (1045)

Saint Biography

Probably not legitimately a pope, Giovanni di Sabina ascended to the papal throne as the third Sylvester in 1045, when the Crescenti drove Benedict IX from ... Read More


Newsletter Sign Up

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Genesis 49:2, 8-10
Gather round, sons of Jacob, and listen; listen to Israel your ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
Mountains and hills, bring peace to the people! With justice he ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 1:1-17
Roll of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, son of David, son of ... Read More

Saint of the Day

December 17 Saint of the Day

St. Olympias
December 17: Olympias born into a wealthy noble Constantinople family. She ... Read More