Sunday, December 26, 2021
December 26 is the feast day of St. Stephen, the first martyr. He was a deacon in the early Church. He was accused of blasphemy and stoned to death. His execution was witnessed by Saul of Tarsus who later became known as St. Paul.
St. Stephen is the patron saint of altar servers, casket makers deacons, headaches, horses, and masons.