Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for April 23

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 23 every year.

πŸ‘‰ Saint George, Martyr

πŸ‘‰ Saint Adalbert of Prague, Bishop and Martyr

Blessed Maria Gabriella Sagheddu

Blessed Teresa Maria of the Cross

Blessed Adalbert III of Salzburg

Saint Gerard of Toul

Blessed Helen del Cavalcanti

Saint Pusinna of Champagne

Blessed Giorgio di Suelli

Saint Ibar of Meath

Blessed Giles of Assisi

Saint Marolus of Milan

Saint Fortunatus of Vienne

St. Fortunatus of Vienne was a deacon. He was sent by St. Irenaeus of Lyons to evangelize around Vienne, France. He died as a martyr after been scourged, having his legs crushed, bound to wheels in motion, stifled with smoke while stretched on the rack, and finally run through with a sword in 212 at Valence, France.

Saint Achilleus of Vienne

St. Achilleus of Vienne was a deacon. He was sent by St. Irenaeus of Lyons to evangelize around Vienne, France. He died as a martyr after been scourged, having his legs crushed, bound to wheels in motion, stifled with smoke while stretched on the rack, and finally run through with a sword in 212 at Valence, France.

Saint Felix of Vienne

St. Felix of Vienne was a priest. He was sent by St. Irenaeus of Lyons to evangelize around Vienne, France. He died as a martyr after been scourged, having his legs crushed, bound to wheels in motion, stifled with smoke while stretched on the rack, and finally run through with a sword in 212 at Valence, France.

Saint George of San Giorio

St. George of San Giorio was also known as Georg, Giorgio, Giorio or Jorio. He was a martyr. Later writers associate him with the Theban Legion, but they were in an entirely different location. He died in 286AD in San Giorio, Italy.

Blessed Giles of Saumur

Blessed Giles of Saumur was the chaplain to King Saint Louis IX and accompanied him on Crusade. He was the bishop of Damietta, Egypt in 1243 and an Archbishop of Tyre, Lebanon in 1245. He died in 1266 at Dinant, Belgium of natural causes.

Blessed Gerard of Orchimont

Blessed Gerard of Orchimont was a benedictine monk and an abbot in Florennes, Belgium from 1126 to 1136. He died in 1138 of natural causes.

Martyrs of Africa

The martyrs of Africa were a group of Christians murdered for their faith in northern Africa. Little information has survived but their names.

Their names are;

  • Vitalis
  • Victurus
  • Victorinus
  • Venustus
  • Valerius
  • Ursus
  • Theon
  • Theodorus
  • Theodora
  • Solutus
  • Silvius
  • Saturninus
  • Salunus
  • Plenus
  • Nabors
  • Felix
  • Felicis
  • Faustinus
  • Chorus
  • Catulinus

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • French Mercedarian Martyrs
  • Sebastian de Riccafont
  • Martyrs of Rome
  • Euglogius of Edessa
  • Ethelred of the West Saxons
  • Alexandra of Rome
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 23 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 23 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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