This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on April 4 every year.
Saint Gaetano Catanoso
Saint Benedict the Black
Blessed Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet
Blessed Ndue Serreqi
Saint Francisco Marto
Blessed Abraham of Strelna
Saint Tigernach of Clogher
Saint Aleth of Dijon
Saint Zosimus of Palestine
Blessed Thomas of Naples
Blessed Thomas of Naples was a mercedarian friar who was well educated and a Biblical scholar. He was sent from the area of Naples, Italy, to France to work against the rise of Protestantism. His preaching was so zealous and effective that he was murdered by Huguenots. They stabbed him to death in 1540 at the Saint Eulalia convent in Montpellier, France. He died a martyr.
Saint Gonval of Scotland
Saint Gonval of Scotland also known as Conval or Conwall born in the late 8th century, was the king of an area of Scotland. He is noted for his personal piety, his promotion of the faith and his refusal to use his civil power to meddle in Church affairs. He was noted for his piety by Saint Columba and mentioned in the ancient Dunkeld Litany. He died in 824 of natural causes.
Saint Theonas of Egypt
Saint Theonas of Egypt was a monk at Theibaid, Egypt and el-Bahnasa, Egypt. He in 395. His representation is a writing near a well with a pitcher and bucket close and assorted wild animals watching from a distance, referring to a story that he watered and cared for wild animals.
Saint Agathopus the Deacon
Saint Agathopus the Deacon also known as Agathopus of Thessalonica , Agathopedes or Agatopodo was a deacon who was martyred with Saint Theodulus during the persecution of Maximinian Herculius, for refusing to surrender holy books. He was drowned in the sea with a stone around his neck in 303 in Thessalonica.
Saint Theodulus the Lector
Saint Theodulus the Lector also known as Theodolus of Thessalonica or Teodulo was a lector. He was martyred with Saint Agathopus for refusing to surrender holy books during the persecutions of Emperor Maximian Herculeus. They drowned him in the sea with a stone around his neck in 303 in Thessalonica.
Saint Peter of Poitiers
Saint Peter of Poitiers was the bishop of Poitiers, France, from 1087 till 1115. He publicly denounced the sacrilegious tyranny and license of King Philip I and William VI, count of Poitiers and duke of Aquitaine. He helped Blessed Robert d’Arbriselle and found the abbey of Fontrevault. He died in 1115 of natural causes.
Saint Gwerir of Liskeard
Saint Gwerir of Liskeard also known as Guier was a ninth century monk and hermit in Liskeard, Cornwall, England. King Alfred is said to have been cured of a serious illness at Gwerir’s grave. After his death, the saint’s monastery cell was next occupied by Saint Neot.
Blessed François de la Terre de Labour
Blessed François de la Terre de Labour also known as François of Cairo was a franciscan Friar Minor who was martyred for trying to bring apostates back to the faith in 1358 in Cairo, Egypt.
Blessed Nicolas of Montecorpino
Blessed Nicolas of Montecorpino also known as Nicolas of Cairo was a franciscan Friar Minor. who was martyred for trying to bring apostates back to the faith. He died in 1358 in Cairo, Egypt.
Saint Hildebert of Ghent
Saint Hildebert of Ghent also known as Emebert was a benedictine monk who was abbot of Saint Peter’s in Ghent was martyred after being killed for his defense of icons in752.
Saint Victor of Barcelona
Saint Victor of Barcelona also known as Vittore was a priest and became bishop of Barcelona, Spain. Martyr.
Saint Henry of Gheest
Saint Henry of Gheest was cistercian monk who died in 1190 of natural causes.
Martyrs of Thessalonica
Martyrs of Thessalonica is a group of fourteen Christians who were martyred together at an unknown date. Their names are Victor ,Successus ,Saturninus ,Quinilianus ,Publius ,Paulus ,Palatinus ,Orbanus ,Matutinus ,Julius ,Julianus and Ingenuus. They died in Thessalonica, Greece.
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Maurus Xaverius Herbst
- Guglielmo of Noto
- George Solitarius
- Conrad of Weissenau
- Coine of Kilkine
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