Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for April 15

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 15 every year.

Saint Hunna of Alsace

Saint Ruadhán of Lorrha

Saint Abbondio

Blessed Cesar de Bus

Blessed Laurentinus Sossius

Saint Basilissa of Rome

Saint Anastasia of Rome

Saint Maro of Rome

Saint Paternus of Avranches

Saint Paternus of Wales

St. Paternus of Wales was born in 482. He was also known as Badarn, Padarn, Paterno or Patern. He helped found the monastery of Llanbadarn Fawr in Wales where he served as an abbot. He was a noted preacher in the area around Aberystwyth, Wales. In the year 565, he died due to natural causes.

Saint Huna of Slättåkra

St. Huna of Slättåkra was a Christian widow who became famous in rural Sweden for her charity work with the poor and sick. St. Huna never worked in Slättåkra, but the first church in the parish was dedicated to her, and her name became associated with the town.

Saint Waltmann of Cambrai

St. Waltmann of Cambrai was also known as Waltmann of Antwerp. He was accompanied by St. Norbert of Xanten to Cambrai, France to preach against heresy. He then remained as an abbot of St. Michael’s at Antwerp, Belgium. In the year 1138, he died of natural causes.

Saint Victorinus of Rome

St. Victorinus of Rome was a friend of St. Flavia Domitilla, whom they accompanied in exile to the island of Ponza. He was martyred in the persecutions of Trajan in Rome, Italy.

Saint Eutyches of Rome

St. Eutyches of Rome was a friend of St. Flavia Domitilla, whom they accompanied in exile to the island of Ponza. He was martyred in the persecutions of Trajan in Rome, Italy.

Saint Ortario of Landelles

St. Ortario of Landelles was a monk and an abbot of Landelles Abbey, Bayeux, France. He was noted for the austerity of his personal life and his dedication to caring for the poor and sick.

Saint Nidger of Augsburg

St. Nidger of Augsburg was also known as Nidgar or Nitgar. He was an abbot of Ottobeuren in Bavaria, Germany, and a bishop of Augsburg, Germany. He died in 829AD due to natural causes.

Saint Eutychius of Ferentino

St. Eutychius of Ferentino died as a martyr in Ferentino, Italy. He appeared in a vision to St. Redemptus of Ferentini.

Saint Olympiades of Persia

St. Olympiades of Persia was born to the Persian nobility. He was martyred in the persecutions of Decius. In the year 251, he was beaten to death.

Saint Crescens of Myra

St. Crescens of Myra was also known as Crescent or Crescente. He died as a martyr after been burned at the stake in Myra (in modern Turkey).

Saint Maximus of Persia

St. Maximus of Persia was born to the Persian nobility. He was martyred in the persecutions of Decius. He was beaten to death in the year 251.

Saint Pausilopo of Thrace

St. Pausilopo of Thrace was also known as Pausilippo. He was martyred in Thrace in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Saint Sylvester of Réome

St. Sylvester of Réome was an abbot of Moutier-Saint-Jean Abbey near Dijon, France. He died in 625AD.

Saint Mundus

St. Mundus was also known as Munde, Mund or Mond. He was an abbot who founded several monasteries in Argyle, Scotland. He died in 962AD.

Saint Abbo II of Metz

St. Abbo II of Metz was a bishop of Metz, France from 697 to 707. He died in the year 707 due to natural causes.

Saint Theodore of Thrace

St. Theodore of Thrace was martyred in Thrace in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Saint Acuta

St. Acuta was martyred in Mesopotamia.

Mercedarian Martyrs of Africa

The Mercedarian Martyrs of Africa were a group of Mercedarian monks sailing to Africa as on a mission to redeem capture Christians. They were captured by Moors and were tortured and executed for their faith. They died as martyrs in the year 1393.

List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 15 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 15 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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