St. Maximos the Confessor
St. Maximos the Confessor, also known as Maximos the Theologian, was a prominent Christian monk and theologian who lived in the 7th century. He was born in Constantinople in the year 580 and died in the year 662. St. Maximos is venerated as a saint by both the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.
Patronage: St. Maximos the Confessor is considered the patron saint of theologians and those who defend the faith. He is also sometimes invoked by those who struggle with doubt or confusion about their faith.
St. Maximos the Confessor is celebrated on different days depending on the church. In the Eastern Orthodox Church, his feast day is celebrated on January 21st. In the Roman Catholic Church, his feast day is celebrated on August 13th.