Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 10

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 10 every year.

👉 Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

Blessed Amadeus of Portugal

Saint Bessus

Blessed Archangelus Piacentini

Saint Blane

Blessed Lazare Tiersot

Blessed Franciszek Drzewiecki

Blessed François François

Blessed Claude-Joseph Jouffret de Bonnefont

Blessed Edward Grzymala

Blessed Augustine Ota

Saint Gerontius

St Gerontius was also known as Geraint. He was the King of Damnonia, now in modern-day Devon, England. He and his wife Enid are the subjects of romantic legends in the region.

In 508 AD, he was killed in the battle against Saxons.

Saint Asteria of Bergamo

St Asteria of Bergamo was also known as Hesteria. She was the sister of Saint Grata of Bergamo. She dedicated herself to providing a proper Christian burial for martyrs. She died as a martyr after she was beheaded in 307 AD by Diocletian for doing it. She is venerated in Bergamo, Italy.

Saint Agilberta of Jouarre

St Agilberta of Jouarre was also known as Aguilberta or Gilberta. She is related to Saint Ebrigisil, Saint Ado of Jouarre and Saint Agilbert of Paris.

She became a nun and later an Abbess of Jouarre Abbey in 660 AD and died in 680 AD.

Blessed Hugh of Montaigu

Blessed Hugh of Montaigu was the nephew of Saint Hugh of Cluny, who was his teacher and spiritual director.

He was a Benedictine monk at Cluny Abbey in France and later the Bishop of Auxerre, France in 1096 AD. In 1136 AD, he died of natural causes

Saint Deusdedit the Cobbler

St Deusdedit the Cobbler was a poor layman shoemaker in sixth-century Rome, Italy.

Pope Saint Gregory the Great wrote that every Saturday Deusdedit would distribute his whole week’s profits to the poor.

Saint Bettelin

St Bettelin was also known as Bertram. He died in the 8th century AD and his relics are enshrined in Ilam, Staffordshire, England. He is the patron saint of Stafford, England.

Saint Aredius of Lyons

St Aredius of Lyons was also known as Aregius or Arige. He was the Archbishop of Lyons, France. He died in 614 AD.

Saint Agathonica of Carthage

St Agathonica was a nun and martyr who died in Carthage in North Africa.

Saint Bassa of Carthage

St Bassa was a nun and martyr who died in Carthage in North Africa

Saint Paula of Carthage

St Paula was a nun and martyr who died in Carthage in North Africa

Martyrs of Alexandria

The Martyrs of Alexandria are a large number of Christians who, between 260 AD and 267 AD died in Alexandria, Egypt during the persecutions of Decius and Valerian.

Martyrs of Rome

The Martyrs of Rome are a group of 165 Christians martyred in 274 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Aurelian.

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;

  1. Blessed Victoriano Calvo Lozano
  2. Blessed Pedro Mesonero RodrĂ­guez
  3. Blessed Juan Martorell Soria
  4. Blessed José Xavier Gorosterratzu Jaunarena
  5. Blessed José Toledo Pellicer
  6. Blessed Antonio González Penín

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  1. Plettrude
  2. Our Lady of Good Success
  3. Irenaeus
  4. Eric IV
  5. Aurelio
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 10 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 10 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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