St. Clement I

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 11/23


Patron Of: Dundee, Scotland, Marble Workers, Velletri, Italy, Boatmen, Mariners, Sailors, Sick Children, Stonecutters, Watermen

Also known as
    Clement of Rome

Memorial
    23 November

Profile
    Fourth Pope. Apostolic Father. The Basilica of Saint Clement in Rome, one of the earliest parish churches in the city, is probably built on the site of Clement's home. Author of the "Epistle to the Corinthians". His name occurs in the Canon of the Mass. Origen and Saint Jerome identify him as working with Saint Paul the Apostle.

Born
    Rome, Italy

Papal Ascension
    c.88

Died
    martyred in 101 during the persecution of Trajan

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    boatmen
    Dundee, Scotland
    marble workers
    mariners
    sailors
    sick children
    stonecutters
    Velletri, Italy
    watermen



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