Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for April 17

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 17 every year.

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha – Catherine Tekakwitha

Saint Robert of Molesme

Saint Robert of Chaise-Dieu

Blessed Mariana of Jesus

Blessed Henry Heath – Paul of Saint Magdalene

Saint Landericus of Soignies

Blessed James of Cerqueto

Blessed Ambrose of Massa

Saint Donnan of Eigg

Saint Pantagathus of Vienne

Saint Wando of Fontenelle

Saint Arnoald of Metz

Saint Isidore of Cordoba

St. Isidore of Cordoba was a spiritual student of St. Elias of Cordoba and a martyr. St. Eulogius of Cordoba witnessed the murder and wrote an account of it. He died after been martyred by Moors in 856 in Cordoba, Spain.

Saint Innocent of Tortona

St. Innocent of Tortona was born in Tortona, Italy. He was a confessor of the faith, imprisoned and was scourged in the Diocletian persecution. Innocent was also a priest and a bishop of Tortona, Italy in 326. He died in 350AD.

Saint Paulus of Cordoba

St. Paulus of Cordoba was a spiritual student of St. Elias of Cordoba and a martyr. St. Eulogius of Cordoba witnessed his murder and wrote an account of it. He died after been martyred by Moors in 856 in Cordoba, Spain.

Saint Elias of Cordoba

St. Elias of Cordoba was born in Portuguese. He was a priest and a martyr. St. Eulogius of Cordoba witnessed his murder and wrote an account of it. He died after been martyred by Moors in 856 in Cordoba, Spain.

Saint Hermogenes of Melitene

St. Hermogenes of Melitene was a servant to a deacon, Saint Peter, with whom he was martyred. He died at Melitene, Armenia.

Saint Usthazade

St. Usthazade was a eunuch in the royal court of Persia and a tutor to Shapur II who had Usthazade executed at the start of his persecution of Christians. He died as a martyr in 341AD in Persia.

Blessed Gervinus of Aldenberg

Blessed Gervinus of Aldenberg was a Benedictine monk at St. Winnoc. He was a herrmit at Münster in Aldenberg, Germany and served as an abbot there in 1095. He died in the year 1117.

Saint Fortunatus of North Africa

St. Fortunatus of North Africa was a martyr.

Saint Villicus of Metz

St. Villicus of Metz was a bishop of Metz, France from 543 to 568. He died in the year 568.

Saint Peter of Melitene

St. Peter of Melitene was a deacon and a martyr. He died at Melitene, Armenia.

Saint Peter of Antioch

St. Peter of Antioch was a priest and a martyr. He died in Antioch.

Saint Marcian of North Africa

St. Marcian of North Africa was a martyr.

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  • Eberhard of Obermarchtal
  • Chiara Gambacorta
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 17 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 17 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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