This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is April 17 2023.
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, who was martyred, learned under the spiritual guidance of St. Elias of Cordoba.
St. Eulogius of Cordoba, who also hailed from the same place, witnessed St. Isidore’s murder and documented the incident.
Unfortunately, St. Eulogius himself was later martyred by the Moors in Cordoba, Spain in the year 856 AD.
Saint Innocent of Tortona
St. Innocent of Tortona, who was from Tortona, Italy, was a devout believer who was imprisoned and scourged for his faith during the Diocletian persecution.
He held the positions of both priest and bishop in his hometown of Tortona in the year 326 AD, and died in 350 AD.
Saint Paulus of Cordoba
St. Paulus of Cordoba, who was also a martyr, received spiritual education under the tutelage of St. Elias of Cordoba.
His death at the hands of his persecutors was witnessed by St. Eulogius of Cordoba, who later chronicled the event. Sadly, St. Eulogius was himself martyred by the Moors in Cordoba, Spain in the year 856 AD.
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 being martyred by Moors in 856 AD in Cordoba, Spain.
Saint Hermogenes of Melitene
St. Hermogenes of Melitene served as an attendant to Saint Peter, a deacon with whom he was martyred. His death took place in Melitene, Armenia.
St. Usthazade, a eunuch who served in the Persian royal court, was appointed as a tutor to Shapur II.
However, at the beginning of Shapur II’s persecution of Christians, Usthazade was executed for his faith. He died as a martyr in Persia in the year 341 AD.
Blessed Gervinus of Aldenberg
Blessed Gervinus of Aldenberg was a member of the Benedictine order who resided at St. Winnoc monastery.
He later lived as a hermit in Münster, Aldenberg, Germany and eventually became an abbot at the same location 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 AD to 568 AD. He died in the year 568 AD.
Saint Peter of Melitene
St. Peter of Melitene was a deacon and a martyr. He died in 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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- Acacius of Militene
- Eberhard of Obermarchtal
- Chiara Gambacorta
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