Book of Saints – Samuel

detail from 'Hannah Giving Her Son Samuel to the Priest', by Jan Victors, 1645, Staatliche Museen, BerlinArticle

(Saint) Prophet (August 20) (11th century B.C.) The First Book of Kings, on that account often called the First Book of Samuel, contains the history of the Prophet, the wonders of his birth and childhood (1, 2); his Judgeship of Israel (4-7); his anointing Saul, King (8=10); his replacing him by David (16); and his death (25).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Samuel”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 August 2016. Web. 23 September 2020. <>