Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for April 22

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 22 every year.

Pope Saint Soter

Pope Saint Caius I

Saint Opportuna of Montreuil

Blessed Francis of Fabriano

Saint Epipodius of Lyon

Pope Saint Agapitus I

Saint Leonidas of Alexandria

Saint Theodore of Sykeon

Saint Senorina

Blessed Adalberto of Ostrevant

Saint Euflamia

Saint Virginio

Saint Aceptismas of Hnaita

Also known as
Acepsimas

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Bishop of Hnaita, Persia. Over 80 years old, he was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of King Sapor II.

Died
beaten to death on 10 October 376 in Persia

Saint Lucius of Laodicea

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First-century convert, and may have been on of the 72 chosen by Jesus as missionaries. Bishop of Laodicea. Mentioned by Saint Paul the Apostle in his Epistle to the Romans. Martyr.

Saint Apelles of Smyrna

Also known as
Apellius of Smyrna

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First century convert. Bishop of Smyrna. Saint Paul greeted him as “approved in Christ” in Romans 16. Martyr.

Saint Joseph of Persia

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Priest. Martyred with Saint Acepsimas in the persecution of King Shapur II.

Died
376 in Persia

Saint Arwald

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Son of a prince on the Isle of Wight. Martyred by the then-pagan King Caedwalla on the day after his baptism.

Died
686

Saint Helimenas

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Priest. Martyred when Decius invaded Mesapotamia.

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Died
beheaded c.250 at Babylon

Saint Maryáhb

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Priest. Martyred in the persecutions of Shapur II.

Died
341 in Persia

Saint Leo of Sens

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Bishop of Sens, France for 22 years.

Died
541

Saint Abel McAedh

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Holy Irish woman.

Born
Irish

Martyrs of Persia

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Bishops, priests, deacons and laity who were martyred in Persia and celebrated together. Several of them have their stories related in the Acta of Saints Abdon and Sennen.

  • Abdiesus the Deacon
  • Tarbula
  • Parmenius
  • Mucius
  • Milles
  • Mareas
  • Lucas
  • Joseph
  • James
  • Helimenas
  • Chrysotelus
  • Bicor
  • Azades the Eunuch
  • Azadanes the Deacon
  • Aithilahas
  • Aceptismas of Hnaita
  • Abrosimus

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Martyrs of Alexandria
  • Stephen of Hungary
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 22 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 22 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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