Aug 16

Saint Stephen of Hungary

August 16th XI century

St. Stephen, King of Hungary, who regenerated through baptism and having received the Royal Crown from the hands of Pope Sylvester II, ensured the propagation of the faith of Christ among the Hungarians and put in order the Church in his Kingdom, providing goods and monasteries. Just and peaceful in the Government of his subjects, he died in Alba Real (Szekesfehervar), Hungary, the day of the assumption, entering his soul in heaven. Roman martyrology