Saint Stephen was the great King of Hungary, after whom was named the famous Cathedral in Vienna, known as Stefandom. Saint Stephen was crowned King of Hungary by command of Pope Sylvester II, in the year 1000. He dedicated the whole of his country to the patronage of the Mother of God. His son Emeric, is a saint. Saint Emeric died in 1031 and his feast day is November 4. Saint Stephen filled his country with Catholic churches and monasteries. He was a royal and noble and saintly ruler who punished severely such crimes as blasphemy, murder, theft, adultery and the missing of Mass on Sunday. His great patrons in Heaven were Saint Martin of Tours and Saint George.