This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 11 every year.
Blessed Maurice Tornay
Saint Alexander the Charcoal Burner
Blessed Carlos Díaz Gandía
Blessed Benjamín Fernández de Legaria Goñi
Saint Gaugericus of Cambrai
Saint Attracta of Killaraght
Blessed Rafael Alonso Gutiérrez
Saint Susanna of Rome
Blessed Stephen Rowsham
Saint Equitius of Valeria
Saint Rusticola of Arles
Blessed Jean-Georges Rehm
Blessed John Sandys
Blessed William Lampley
Saint Tiburtius of Rome
St Tiburtius of Rome was also known as Tiburcio or Tiburzio. He was the son of Saint Chromatius the Prefect.
In 286 AD, in Rome, Italy he was beheaded and died as a martyr. Hie remains are interred in the Ad duas lauros cemetery at the three-mile marker on the Via Lavicana of Rome.
Pope Saint Damasus has written about him.
Saint Taurinus of Evreux
St Taurinus of Evreux was also known as Taurino. He was born in 350 AD. He was an evangelist in Milan, Italy and in 385 AD, became the first bishop of Evreux, Normandy in modern France.
He was a miracle worker who fought against the pagan customs of the region. He died in 412 AD and is the patron saint of Evreux, France.
Saint Rufinus of Assisi
St Rufinus of Assisi was also known as Rufino. He was a first-century bishop of Assisi, Umbria, Italy. He died as a martyr in the 1st century AD.
He is the patron saint of
- The diocese of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
- Umbria, Italy
- Assisi, Italy
Blessed Theobald of England
Blessed Theobald of England was a Mercedarian friar. Together with several other brother Mercedarians, they were sent to Africa to ransom Christians held in slavery by Muslims.
They were captured by pirates, imprisoned, and eventually martyred in 1499 AD by being burned at the stake.
Saint Digna of Todi
St Digna of Todi was also known as Degna. She was a 4th-century young woman living in Todi, Italy who made a private vow of consecration to God.
She retreated to the nearby mountains to live as an anchoress during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Saint Cassian of Benevento
St Cassian was the Bishop of Benevento, Italy. He died in 340 AD and his relics are preserved in the church of Saint Mary in Benevento, Italy.
Saint Chromatius the Prefect
St Chromatius was a third-century imperial Roman prefect. He was the father of Saint Tiburtius of Rome. He was brought to the faith by Saint Tranquillinus.
Saint Rufinus of Marsi
St Rufinus of Marsi was an early bishop who was martyred in Italy with several Christian companions.
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;
- Blessed Ramon Rosell Laboria
- Blessed Miquel Domingo Cendra
- Blessed Armando Óscar Valdés
- Blessed Antoni Casany Villarrasa
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Robaldo Rambaudi
- Elian of Philadelpha
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