Today, Thursday April 6, the Catholic Church honors Santa Gala.
Santa Gala was the daughter of the consul Symmachus in Rome. She lived for many years near St. Peter's Basilica.
Before completing their first year of marriage, her husband passed away. She since then gave herself to prayer, alms, fasting and other holy works. A whole social work that was described by Pope Saint Gregory the Great in the 6th century.
The Catholic saints are the group of people recognized by the Church as saints or blessed on a specific date. The Roman Martyrology is the document that names and distributes in the calendar the almost 7,000 saints and blessed recognized by the Church.
The saints and saints are prominent men and women in the various religious traditions for their special relationships with the divinities or for a particular ethical elevation. While the consideration of blessed constitutes the third step on the path to canonization.
Today's saints day, April 6, also celebrates the following saint's days:
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