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
*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.