This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 1 every year
Martyrs of Nowogrodek
Feast of Saint Peter in Chains
Blessed Pierre-Lucien Claverie
Saint Peter Faber
Saint Ethelwold of Winchester
Blessed Emericus of Quart
Blessed Gerhard Hirschfelder
Blessed Vicente Montserrat Millán
Blessed Giovanni Bufalari
Saint Bênadô Võ Van Duê
Saints Faith, Hope and Charity
Saint Ðaminh Nguyen Van Hanh
Blessed Orlando of Vallombrosa
Blessed Aleksy Sobaszek
Saint Felix of Gerona
Blessed Thomas Welbourne
Saint Peregrinus of Modena
Saint Secundus of Palestrina
St Nemesius of Lisieux
Saint Exuperius of Bayeux
St Exuperius of Bayeux was also known as Exsuperije, Exupere, Soupierre, Soupir, Soupire, Spire or Spirius. He was the bishop of Bayeux, France in the Fourth century.
Saint Attius of Perga
St Attius of Perga was also known as Athius or Attus. By order of Flavian, he together with several companions was martyred for destroying the altar of a pagan goddess. They were beheaded in 300 AD at Perga, Pamphylia during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Saint Alexander of Perga
St Alexander of Perga was martyred, by order of Flavian, for destroying the altar of a pagan goddess. He, with several other companions, was beheaded in 300 AD at Perga, Pamphylia during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Saint Leontius of Perga
St Leontius of Perga was martyred, by order of Flavian, for destroying the altar of a pagan goddess. He, with several other companions, was beheaded in 300 AD at Perga, Pamphylia during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Blessed Rudolph was a Vallombrosan monk and a spiritual student of Saint John Gualbert. He later became the Abbot general.
He died of natural causes in 1076 AD. In 1600 AD, he was beatified
by Bishop Alessandro de Medici of Fiesole through a cultus confirmation.
St Rioch was the nephew of Saint Patrick. St Patrick consecrated him to become a travelling, missionary bishop.
He was worn out due to his frequent travels and so he retired to live in a monastery in Inishboffin, Ireland where he became a monk and then later became the abbot. He died in 480 AD.
Saint Kenneth of Wales
St Kenneth of Wales was also known as Kined, Kyned or Cynydd of Wales. He was the son of a chieftain in the 6th-century.
He was a hermit on the peninsula of Gower, Wales where the place was called Llangenydd in his honour.
St Jonatus was a Benedictine monk at Elnone, Belgium. He was a spiritual student of Saint Amandus of Maastricht.
He became as Abbot at Saint Machiennes between 643 AD – 652 AD and at Elnone between 652 AD – 659 AD. He died in 690 AD.
St Arcadius was the Bishop of Bourges, France. He attended the Council of Orléans in 538 AD. In 549 AD, he died of natural causes and his relics are kept at Saint Ursin, France.
Saint Verus of Vienne
St Verus was the Bishop of Vienne, Gaul in modern France. In 314 AD, he attended the Synod of Arles. He died of natural causes in 314 AD.
St Secundel was also known as Secondello. He was a friend of Saint Friard and a hermit on the island of Vindomitte, France. He died in the 6th century.
St Faustus was also known as Festus. He was a layman. He was martyred on the Latin Way, Rome, Italy together with eleven others.
Saint Justin of Paris
St Justin of Paris was a small child who was martyred in 290 AD at Louvre, archdiocese of Paris, France.
St Maur was also known as Maurus. He was a layman. He was martyred on the Latin Way, Rome, Italy together with eleven others.
Martyrs of Philadelphia
The martyrs of Philadelphia are a group of six Christians who were martyred in Philadelphia now in modern-day Alasehir, Turkey
Their names are
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War
These are the names of some of the thousands of people were murdered from 1934 to 1939, during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War.
Their names are
- Vicente Montserrat Millán
- Sebastià Tarragó Cabré
- Justino Alarcón Vera
- José de Miguel Arahal
- Joan Bonavida Dellá
- Francisco Morales Valenzuela
- Francesc de Paula Soteras Culla
- Benito Iñiguez de Heredia Alzola
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Severus of Aquitaine
- Nicholas de la Torre Merino
- Leo of Montefeltro
- Eleazar the Scribe
- Chiara of Orleans
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