This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is April 25 2023.
Saint Pedro de San Jose Betancur
Saint Giovanni Battista Piamarta
Saint Franca Visalta
Blessed Robert Anderton
Blessed José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño
Blessed Mario Borzaga
Blessed William Marsden
Saint Ermin of Lobbes
Blessed Andrés Solá Molist
Blessed Antonio Pérez Lários
Blessed Paul Thoj Xyooj
Saint Phaebadius of Agen
Saint Anianus of Alexandria
Saint Agathopodes of Antioch
St. Agathopodes, originally from Antioch in Syria, was a deacon who accompanied St. Ignatius on his journey to Rome, Italy. Following Ignatius’ martyrdom, Agathopodes took the saint’s remains back to Antioch and composed a written account of him. Agathopodes himself died in the year 150 AD.
Saint Stefano of Antioch
St. Stefano of Antioch, who was also known as Stephen, served as a bishop. During the Council of Chalcedon, he was mistreated by protesters who held heretical beliefs.
Tragically, he met his end as a martyr when he drowned in the Orontes River in Antioch, Syria.
Saint Philo of Antioch
St. Philo, who hailed from Antioch, Syria, was a deacon. He accompanied St. Ignatius to Rome, Italy, and after the saint’s martyrdom, he returned to Antioch with his relics and authored a written account about him. St. Philo himself passed away in 150 AD.
Saint Heribaldus of Auxerre
Héribald, or St. Heribaldus, was a Benedictine monk who served as an abbot at St. Germanus in Auxerre, France.
In addition to his role as an abbot, he was also appointed as a bishop of Auxerre. St. Heribaldus died in the year 857 AD.
St. Macaille was a disciple of St. Mel of Ardagh and served as a bishop of Croghan in Offaly, Ireland.
He played a significant role in St. Brigid of Ireland’s life by co-presiding over the ceremony where she took her vows. St. Macaille died in 489 AD.
St. Macedonius served as a patriarch in Constantinople. He was banished by Arians for upholding the resolutions of the Council of Chalcedon. He died from natural causes in the year 516 AD.
Saint Clarentius of Vienne
St. Clarentius, who was also referred to as Clarence or Clarenzio, served as a bishop in Vienne, France. He died in the year 620 AD.
Saint Callista of Syracuse
St. Callista, also called Callistus, was a martyr who died in Syracuse, Sicily.
St. Kebius, also referred to as Keby, was a bishop who traveled during the fourth century. He was ordained by St. Hilary of Poitiers and preached the gospel in Cornwall.
Saint Robert of Syracuse
St. Robert of Syracuse was an abbot of a monastery in Syracuse, Sicily. He died in 1000 AD.
Saint Hermogenes of Syracuse
St. Hermogenes of Syracuse was a martyr. He died in Syracuse, Sicily.
Saint Pasicrate of Mesia
St. Pasicrate of Mesia was a martyr. He was beheaded in Mesia, Spain.
Saint Evodius of Syracuse
St. Evodius of Syracuse was a martyr. He died in Syracuse, Sicily.
Saint Valenzio of Mesia
St. Valenzio of Mesia was a martyr. He was beheaded in Mesia, Spain.
Martyrs of Yeoju
As one of the Martyrs of Korea, the Martyrs of Yeoju are also commemorated on September 20th. These three Christian laymen were martyred together in the apostolic vicariate of Korea and died on April 25th, 1801 in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. They were beatified by Pope Francis on August 15th, 2014.
Their names are;
- Marcellinus Choe Chang-ju
- Ioannes Won Gyeong-do
- Martinus Yi Jung-bae
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Boniface of Valperga
- Leonardo Perez
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