St Raymond of Penyafort

Raymond of Penyafort, priest - January 7th

St Raymond of Penyafort (d. 1275, Barcelona, Spain) (Relics: Barcelona, Spain)

First Class Relics

Catedral de Santa Eulalia
(Cathedral of Saint Eulalia)
Plaça de la Seu
08002 Barcelona, Spain
*St Raymond of Penyafort died in this city and his remains now rest within this church. During his life he codified the canons of the Catholic Church. As a result he is now honored as the patron saint of canon lawyers.

Churches of Honor in Rome

Santa Maria sopra Minerva
(Our Lady Above Minerva)
Piazza della Minerva 42
Rome, Italy
*This church is near the Pantheon.
*The seventh chapel on the right side of the nave is dedicated to St Raymond of Penyafort.
*Also the body of St Catherine of Siena (d. 1380) rests under the main altar.