Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 11

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 11 every year.

👉 Saint Clare of Assisi, Virgin

Saint Philomena

Blessed Maurice Tornay

Saint Alexander the Charcoal Burner

Blessed Carlos DĂ­az GandĂ­a

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 Ă“scar ValdĂ©s
  • Blessed Antoni Casany Villarrasa

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Robaldo Rambaudi
  • Elian of Philadelpha
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 11 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 11 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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