Saint of the Day for April 28 2023

Today is Sunday, June 4, 2023

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is April 28 2023.

馃憠 Saint Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr

馃憠 Saint Louis Grignion de Montfort, Priest

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla

Blessed Marie-Louise Trichet

Blessed Mar铆a Felicia Guggiari Echeverr铆a

Saint Peter Chanel

Saint Cyril of Turov

Blessed Luchesius

Saint Pamphilus of Sulmona

Saint Prudentius of Tarazona

Saint Valeria of Milan

Saint Vitalis of Milan

Blessed J贸zef Cebula

Saint Adalbero of Augsburg

Saint Cronan of Roscrea

Saint Ursicinus of Ravenna

Saint Benedict of the Bridge

St. Benedict, who was also called Benet, was a pious individual in Avignon, France. He received divine assistance from an angel in constructing a bridge across a perilous passage of the Rhone River. He died in 1184.

Saint Artemius of Sens

St. Artemius, who hailed from Sens in France, served as a bishop in Sens and was also a spiritual mentor to St. Bond of Sens. He died in 609 AD.

Saint Arduin of Gallinaro

St. Arduin of Gallinaro was also known as Ardwine. He was an English pilgrim and died in 639 AD at Gallinaro, Italy.

Blessed Gerard of Bourgogne

Blessed Gerard of Bourgogne was a Cistercian Benedictine monk and an abbot at Cambron, France. He died in 1172 AD.

Saint Agapio of Cirtha

St. Agapio of Cirtha was a bishop. He was martyred in Cirtha, Nicomedia (in modern Turkey).

Martyrs of Vietnam

Saint Gioan Baotixta 脨inh Van Th脿nh

St. Gioan Baotixta 脨inh Van Th脿nh, also known as John Baptist Dinh Van Than, was born in 1796 in N么n Kh锚, Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam.

He served as a layman catechist in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin and worked with the Society of Foreign Missionaries.

During the persecutions of Emperor Minh Mang, he and his companions were imprisoned and tortured for three years for their faith.

Despite repeated orders to denounce Christianity, he refused to do so. On 28th April, 1840, he was beheaded and died as a martyr. He was canonized by Pope John Paul II on 19th June, 1988.

Saint Phaol么 Pham Khac Khoan

St. Phaol么 Pham Khac Khoan, also referred to as Paul Pham Khac Khoan, was a Vietnamese priest who was born in Duy锚n Mau, Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam in 1771.

He served in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin and was among those who were imprisoned and subjected to torture for their Christian faith during the reign of Emperor Minh Mang.

Despite repeated orders to renounce his beliefs, he remained steadfast in his faith and refused to comply. He was ultimately martyred and beheaded on April 28, 1840, in Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. Pope John Paul II canonized him on June 19, 1988.

Saint Ph锚r么 Nguyen Van Hien

St. Ph锚r么 Nguyen Van Hien, also known as Peter Nguyen Van Hieu, was born in 1783AD in 脨ong Chuoi, Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam.

He worked as a layman catechist in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin, which is now modern-day Vietnam.

During the persecutions of Emperor Minh Mang, he was imprisoned and tortured for three years for his faith. Despite repeated orders to denounce Christianity, he refused to do so.

Ultimately, he died as a martyr by beheading on 28th April 1840 in Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. He was later canonized by Pope John Paul II on 19th June, 1988.

Martyrs of Languedoc

Saint Agapius of Languedoc

St. Agapius of Languedoc was a martyr. St. Gregory of Tours wrote about him. He died in Languedoc, France.

Saint Aphrodisius of Languedoc

St. Aphrodisius of Languedoc was a martyr. St. Gregory of Tours wrote about him. He died in Languedoc, France

Saint Caralippus of Languedoc

St. Caralippus of Languedoc was a martyr. St. Gregory of Tours wrote about him. He died in Languedoc, France.

Saint Eusebius of Languedoc

St. Eusebius of Languedoc was a martyr. St. Gregory of Tours wrote about him. He died in Languedoc, France.

Martyrs of Prusa

Saint Acasius of Prusa

St. Acasius of Prusa was also known as Acatius. He died as a martyr at Prusa, Bithynia (in the northwest of modern Turkey).

Saint Menander of Prusa

St. Menander of Prusa was a martyr. He died at Prusa, Bithynia (in the northwest of modern Turkey).

Saint Patritius of Prusa

St. Patritius of Prusa was also known as Patricius or Patrick. He was a bishop and a martyr who died at Prusa, Bithynia (in the northwest of modern Turkey).

Saint Polyenus of Prusa

St. Polyenus of Prusa was a martyr. He died at Prusa, Bithynia (in the northwest of modern Turkey).

Martyrs of Alexandria

Saint Didymus of Alexandria

St. Didymus of Alexandria saved St. Theodora of Alexandria from a brothel where she was sentenced by swapping clothes with her.

She was martyred by beheading in 304 AD in Alexandria, Egypt during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Theodora of Alexandria

St. Theodora of Alexandria was a devout Christian who remained true to her faith during the reign of Diocletian, despite the emperor’s efforts to force her to worship idols.

She also maintained that she had dedicated herself to God and remained celibate. The governor Eustratius, who was hostile to Christians, ordered that she be sent to a brothel.

However, St. Didymus of Alexandria came to her rescue by switching clothes with her so that she could escape. Unfortunately, she was recaptured and ultimately martyred by beheading in Alexandria, Egypt, in 304 AD.

Martyrs of Durostorum

Saint Dada of Durostorum

St. Dada of Durostorum, who was also called Dadas, was killed during the Diocletian persecutions. She was beheaded and died in Durostorum, which is now known as Silistra in Bulgaria.

Saint Maximus of Durostorum

During the time of Diocletian’s persecutions, St. Maximus of Durostorum was a martyr who was executed by being beheaded in Durostorum (which is now known as Silistra, Bulgaria).

Saint Quintilian of Durostorum

St. Quintilian of Durostorum was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. He died after been beheaded in Durostorum (modern Silistra, Bulgaria).

Pilgrims of Gallinaro

Saint Bernard of Gallinaro

St. Bernard of Gallinaro was also known as Bernhard. He was an English pilgrim. He died in 639 AD at Gallinaro, Italy.

Saint Gerard of Gallinaro

St. Gerard of Gallinaro was an English pilgrim. He died in 639 AD at Gallinaro, Italy.

Saint Hugh of Gallinaro

St. Hugh of Gallinaro was an English pilgrim. He died in 639 AD at Gallinaro, Italy.

Saint Caralampo of Nicomedia

St. Caralampo of Nicomedia was martyred at Nicomedia (in modern Turkey).

Saint Eusebius of Nicomedia

St. Eusebius of Nicomedia was martyred at Nicomedia (in modern Turkey).

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Vitalis of Ravena
  • Tellurium
  • Probe
  • Primianus
  • Peter of Bearn
  • Mark of Galilee
  • Luchtighern of Ennistymon
  • Guido Spada
  • Germaine
  • Firmiano
  • Carino Peter of Balsamo
  • Buonadonna
  • Berthold
  • Aphrodisius of Beziers
  • Alexander
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