ST. WENCESLAUS – Patron of Bohemia
Wenceslaus was born into a royal Bohemian family, and raised as a Christian by his Grandmother, Saint Ludmilla. When his father was killed, Wenceslaus assumed control of the government amidst Catholic conflicts. During his rule, he attempted to reinstate the Church and unify Bohemia. He was murdered by his anti-Christian brother Boleslav the Cruel. Wenceslaus was considered a martyr and saint for his faith.
b. 907 Prague, Bohemia d. 9/28/929 Bohemia
Patronage: Bohemian people, Brewers, Prague, Czech Republic
Feast Day: September 28
Memorial Day Sept 28