Celebrate St Jerome Day

Today, 30 September, is St. Jerome’s Day.

Who was St Jerome, the patron saint of librarians and libraries, translators, Biblical scholars, archaeologists, encyclopaedists, archivists, and – by extension – genealogists?

Find out here.

One Reply to “Celebrate St Jerome Day”

  1. Should he not share the honour with St Lawrence who was roasted alive on a gridiron for protecting Church treasures, including, books and records, in 258 AD? He too is regarded as the patron saint of librarians, and archivists, as well as cooks and comedians.

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