Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for April 3

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 3 every year.

Saint Luigi Scrosoppi of Udine

Blessed Maria Teresa Casini

Saint Richard of Chichester

Blessed Gandulphus of Binasco

Blessed Juan Otazua y Madariaga

Saint Liutberga of Windenhausen

Blessed Francisco Solís Pedrajas

Blessed Laurentius Pak Chwi-deuk

Pope Saint Sixtus I

Saint Joseph the Hymnographer

Blessed Piotr Edward Dankowski

Saint Urbicius of Clermont

Blessed John of Penna

Martyrs of Greece

  • Bythonius
  • Elpideforus
  • Dius
  • Galycus

Blessed José Luciano Ezequiel Huerta-Gutiérrez

Blessed José Salvador Huerta-Gutiérrez

Blessed Thurstan Hunt

Saint Nicetas of Medicion

Saint Thiento of Wessobrunn

Blessed Robert Middleton

Blessed Iacobus Won Si-bo

Blessed Alexandrina di Letto

Blessed Alexandrina di Letto was born in1385 in Sulmona, Italy. She joined in the Poor Clares at age 15 and later founded a Poor Clare convent in Foligno, Italy in 1423 where she served as its first abbess. She is known for her reforms that emphasized Franciscan spirituality, and she has the support of Pope Martin V. She died in 1458 of natural causes.

Saint Vulpian of Tyre

Saint Vulpian of Tyre also known as Ulfianus, Ulpian, Ulpiano, Ulpianus or Vulpianus born in Syria was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian and Maximian Galerius. He was sewed up in a leather sack with a serpent and a dog and then thrown into the sea to drown in 304 at Tyre, Lebanon.

Saint John I of Naples

Saint John I of Naples was born in Campania, Italy. He was a fifth-century bishop of Naples, Italy. He translated the body of Saint Januarius to Naples. He died on holy Saturday night in 432 of natural causes.

Saint Illyricus the Wonder Worker

Saint Illyricus the Wonder Worker also known as Illyricus Thaumaturgos was a monk and hermit on a mountain near Pyrgos, Elis, Greece where his reputation for holiness, and as a miracle worker, caused many other monks to seek him out as a spiritual teacher.

Saint Agatho of Thessalonica

Saint Agatho of Thessalonica also known as Agathon was convicted of possessing the Scriptures despite a prohibition issued in 303 by Emperor Diocletian. He was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods but he refused. He died as martyr in 304 in Thessalonica, Greece.

Saint Eutychia of Thessalonica

Saint Eutychia of Thessalonica was a widow. During the persecutions of Diocletian and governor Dulcetius, Eutychia was exposed as a Christian when she refused to eat meat that had been sacrificed to idols. She died a martyr in 304 in Thessalonica, Greece.

Saint Philippa of Thessalonica

Saint Philippa of Thessalonica was convicted of possessing the Scriptures despite a prohibition issued in 303 by Emperor Diocletian. She was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods but she refused. She died a martyr in 304 in Thessalonica, Greece.

Saint Casia of Thessalonica

Saint Casia of Thessalonica was convicted of possessing the Scriptures despite a prohibition issued in 303 by Emperor Diocletian. She was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods but she refused. She died a martyr in 304 in Thessalonica, Greece.

Saint Benatius of Kilcooley

Saint Benatius of Kilcooley was mentioned in early Irish martyrologies, but no details about him have survived. He was the patron of Kilcooley also Cill-Chuile or Kill-Chuile, County Roscommon, Ireland.

Saint Attala of Taormina

Saint Attala of Taormina also known as Attalus of Taormina was a benedictine monk and then abbot of a monastery in Taormina, Sicily. He died in 800.

Saint Donatus of Nicomedia

Saint Donatus of Nicomedia was a martyr who died in Nicomedia, Bitynia in modern Turkey.

Saint Agathamerus of Mysia

Saint Agathamerus of Mysia was martyr who died in the 1st century Mysia in modern Turkey.

Saint Comman

Saint Comman was the son of Domangen. He is listed in the 9th century Irish martyrologies, but no other information has survived.

Martyrs of Tomi

Martyrs of Tomi is a group of nine Christians who were martyred together. Their names are Zosimus ,Sinnidia ,Rufus ,Patricius ,Papo ,Evagrius ,Chrestus ,Benignusa and Arestus. They died at Tomi, Scythia now modern Constanta, Romania.

List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 3 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is April 3 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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