Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Saint Macarius of Rome – Feast Day – January 2

Saint Macarius of Rome was born in Rome, Italy. He worked in Italy and died in mid-5th century in Chierno (modern Sacerno district of Calderara di Reno), Bologna, Italy of natural causes. His feast Day is remembered and celebrated on Januaary 2 every year.

Saint Macarius of Rome Biography
Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Rome
Profession Abbot, Hemmit
Place of Work Rome
Date of Death Mid-5th century
Place of Death Chierno (modern Sacerno district of Calderara di Reno), Bologna
Feast Day January 2
Beatification Beatified by Pre Congregation
Canonization Canonized by Pre Congregation
Patron Saint of

For good weather (a tradition in the region of Bologna, Italy)

Saint Macarius of Rome Life History

Macarius was a high civic official, a Vicarius Praefecti, in Rome, Italy. He retired from public life to live as a prayerful, penitent hermit at Chierno, Italy, which was later renamed Sacerno, which is now part of Calderara di Reno. Some records list him as an abbot, but we have no information on what monastery he may have been attached to.

Saint Macarius of Rome Date of birth

St Macarius of Rome was born in Rome, Italy though there are data based on those dates but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Place of Birth

St Macarius of Rome was born in Rome, Italy though there are data based on those dates but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Family Background

There are no data based on his family or even his parents but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

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Profession

Macarius was a high civic official, a Vicarius Praefecti, in Rome, Italy. He retired from public life to live as a prayerful, penitent hermit at Chierno, Italy, which was later renamed Sacerno, which is now part of Calderara di Reno. Some records list him as an abbot, but we have no information on what monastery he may have been attached to.

Saint Macarius of Rome Date of Death

St Macarius of Rome died in the mid-5th century in Chierno (modern Sacerno district of Calderara di Reno), Bologna, Italy of natural causesand buried at the church of Saint Helena in Chierno.

His relics transferred to the Basilica of Saint Xystus in Piacenza, Italy where an altar was dedicated to him and later relics transferred to Siena, Italy by Archbishop Galter in 1249.

Saint Macarius of Rome Place of Death

St Macarius of Rome died in the mid-5th century in Chierno (modern Sacerno district of Calderara di Reno), Bologna, Italy of natural causesand buried at the church of Saint Helena in Chierno.

Saint Macarius of Rome Feast Day

He is among the famous Saints whose feast Day is celebrated on January 2 every year.

Beatification

St Macarius of Rome was beatified by Pre Congregation process and soon we will update this information.

Canonized

He was canonized by Pre Congregation process and soon we will update this information.

Patron Saint of

St Macarius of Rome is the Patron Saint for good weather (a tradition in the region of Bologna, Italy).

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