Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for April 28

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 28 every year.

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 of the Bridge was also known as Benet. He was a holy man in Avignon, France who received help from an angel to build a bridge over a dangerous crossing of the Rhone River. He died in 1184.

Saint Artemius of Sens

St. Artemius of Sens was born in Sens,France. He was a bishop of Sens, France and a spiritual teacher of St. Bond of Sens. He died in 609.

Saint Arduin of Gallinaro

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

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 was born in 1796AD in N么n Kh锚, Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. He was also known as John Baptist Dinh Van Than. He was a layman catechist in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). He worked with the Society of Foreign Missionaries and they were imprisoned and tortured for their faith for three years during the persecutions of Emperor Minh Mang. He was repeatedly ordered to denounce Christianity but he refused. He died as a martyr after been beheaded on 28th April, 1840 in Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. Pope John Paul II canonized him on 19th June, 1988.

Saint Phaol么 Pham Khac Khoan

St. Phaol么 Pham Khac Khoan was born in 1771AD in Duy锚n Mau, Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. He was also known as Paul Pham Khac Khoan. He was a priest in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). Imprisoned and tortured for their faith for three years during the persecutions of Emperor Minh Mang, he was repeatedly ordered to denounce Christianity but refused. He died as a martyr after been beheaded on 28th April, 1840 in Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. Pope John Paul II canonized him on 19th June, 1988.

Saint Ph锚r么 Nguyen Van Hien

St. Ph锚r么 Nguyen Van Hien was born in 1783AD in 脨ong Chuoi, Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. He was also known as Peter Nguyen Van Hieu. He was a layman catechist in the apostolic vicariate of West Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). There they were imprisoned and tortured for their faith for three years during the persecutions of Emperor Minh Mang. He was repeatedly ordered to denounce Christianity but he refused. He died as a martyr after been beheaded on 28th April 1840 in Ninh B矛nh, Vietnam. Pope John Paul II canonized him 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 rescued St. Theodora of Alexandria by trading clothes with her at the house of prostitution where she’d been sentenced. She was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian after been beheaded in 304 in Alexandria, Egypt.

Saint Theodora of Alexandria

St. Theodora of Alexandria was a Christian woman who, during the persecutions of Diocletian, refused to sacrifice to idols and claimed that she remained celibate as she was wed to God. She was ordered by anti-Christian governor Eustratius to be turned over to a house of prostitution. There Saint Didymus changed clothes with her so she could escape. She was later re-captured and executed. She died as a martyr after been beheaded in 304 in Alexandria, Egypt.

Martyrs of Durostorum

Saint Dada of Durostorum

St. Dada of Durostorum was also known as Dadas. She was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. He died after been beheaded in Durostorum (modern Silistra, Bulgaria).

Saint Maximus of Durostorum

St. Maximus of Durostorum was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. He died after been beheaded in Durostorum (modern 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 at Gallinaro, Italy.

Saint Gerard of Gallinaro

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

Saint Hugh of Gallinaro

St. Hugh of Gallinaro was an English pilgrim. He died in 639 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
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 28 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 28 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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