About St. Alphonsus Liguori
Feast Day: August 1
St. Alphonsus Liguori was a 18th century Italian bishop and the founder of the Redemptorist order. He promoted simple homilies over the pompous sermons of the day. He believed in practicality in the confessional and was able to answer questions about everyday problems.
St. St. Alphonsus Liguori is the patron saint of moral theologians, lawyers, and confessors.