Saint of the Day for April 16 2024

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This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is April 16 2024.

👉 Saint Bernadette of Lourdes

Saint Fructuosus of Braga

Saint Drogo

Saint Benedict Joseph Labre

Saint Magnus of Orkney

Blessed Joachim Piccolomini

Blessed Contardo d’Este

Blessed Mikel Suma

Blessed Arcangelo Canetoli

Saint Turibius of Astorga

Saint Lambert of Saragossa

Saint Herveus of Tours

Born in Touraine, France, St. Herveus of Tours, also known as Herve, lived as a monk and treasurer at the St. Martin of Tours Abbey.

Despite being one of the brothers, he chose to live as a hermit. He died in 1021 AD.

Saint William Gnoffi

St. William Gnoffi, also known as Guglielmo Gnoffi, was born in Polizzi, Italy. He lived an extremely austere and penitential life as a hermit to atone for his sinful youth. He died of natural causes in the year 1317 AD.

Saint Vaise

St. Vaise, also known as Vasius or Vaize, was a wealthy resident of Saintes, France. He was imprisoned and killed by his own relatives because he gave his possessions to the poor. He died as a martyr in the year 500 AD.

Saint Elias

St. Elias was an Irish monk who served as an abbot at St. Martin the Great Abbey in Ireland in 1020 AD. He later became an abbot of St. Panteleon Abbey in Cologne, Germany. He passed away in 1042 AD.

Martyrs of Avrillé

The group of lay people known as the martyrs of Avrillé were killed together during the French Revolution due to their Christian faith.

They were also recognized as Martyrs of Anjou and have an additional memorial on January 2nd. The executions took place on April 16 1794 in Avrillé, Maine-et-Loire, France. Pope John Paul II declared them blessed on February 19 1984 in Rome, Italy.

Their names are;

  • RenĂ©e Sechet veuve Davy
  • RenĂ©e Rigault Ă©pouse Papin
  • RenĂ©e Bourgeais veuve Juret
  • Pierre DelĂ©pine
  • Perrine Pottier Ă©pouse Turpault
  • Perrine Laurent
  • Perrine Bourigault
  • Marthe Poulain de la Forestrie
  • Marie-Genevieve Poulain de la Forestrie
  • Marie Roger veuve Chartier
  • Marie Rechard
  • Marie Piou Ă©pouse Supiot
  • Marie Lardeux
  • Marie Gingueneau veuve Coiffard
  • Marie Forestier
  • Marguerite Robin
  • Madeleine SallĂ© Ă©pouse Havard
  • Madeleine Cady Ă©pouse Desvignes
  • Jeanne Thomas veuve Delaunay
  • Jeanne Onillon veuve Onillon
  • Jeanne Leduc Ă©pouse Paquier
  • Jeanne Gourdon veuve Moreau
  • Jean MĂ©nard
  • François Suhard veuve MĂ©nard
  • François Micheneau veuve Gillot
  • Anne Maugrain

Martyrs of Corinth

A group of eight Christians were martyred together in Corinth, Greece during the persecutions of Decius. They were tortured before being thrown into the sea in 250 AD, and are now collectively known as the martyrs of Corinth.

Their names are;

  • Teodora
  • Nunencia
  • Nica
  • Leonide
  • Galina
  • Charisius
  • Callistus
  • Basilisa

Martyrs of Saragossa

In 304, during the reign of Diocletian and the prefect Dacean, a set of eighteen martyrs were killed in Saragossa, Spain, and they came to be known as the Martyrs of Saragossa.

Centuries later, in 1389, their burial sites were uncovered in the crypt situated beneath the San Encrazia church in Saragossa.

Their names are;

  • Urban
  • Succesus
  • Saturnius (4 men of this name)
  • Quintilian
  • Publius
  • Primitivus
  • Optatus
  • Martial
  • Lupercus
  • Lambert
  • Julia
  • Gaius
  • Fronto
  • Felix
  • Eventius
  • Engratia
  • Crementius
  • Caius
  • Caecilian
  • Apodemus

Other Saints of the Day for April 16 2024

  • Hugh de Mataplana
  • Tetgaill of Lann-Ela
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 16 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 16 2024 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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