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Saint of the Day for August 13

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 13 every year.

👉 Saint Pontian, Pope

👉 Saint Hippolytus of Rome

Saint Maximus the Confessor

Saint John Berchmans

Saint Radegunde

Blessed Mark of Aviano

Blessed Jakob Gapp

Saint Wigbert of Fritzlar

Saint Benildus

Saint Cassian of Imola

Blessed Juan Agramunt y Riera

Blessed Pierre Gabilhaud

Blessed Gertrude of Altenberg

Saint Herulph of Langres

Blessed William Freeman

Saint Nerses Glaietsi

Saint Radegund

St Radegund was a poor servant girl in the 13th century in Augsburg, Germany who made a personal vow of devotion to God.

She was known for her piety and charity to those even poorer than herself. She developed a ministry to lepers and other outcasts in her rural area.

One day while on her way to care for some sick people, she was attacked by wolves and died.

Saint Antiochus of Lyons

St Antiochus was also known as Andeol of Lyon. He became a priest and was assigned a task of convincing Saint Justus of Lyon to come back to France after he had left to become a hermit in Egypt.

He did not succeed, but on returning home, Antiochus was chosen as the new bishop of Lyons. He died in the 5th century AD.

Saint Anastasius the Priest

Saint Anastasius was a Priest and a Papal legate. He was a friend and spiritual student of Saint Acacius.

He was imprisoned and exiled for failure to adopt the Monothelite heresy.

In 662 AD, he died as a martyr from the abuse suffered while imprisoned.

Saint Concordia of Rome

St Concordia was beheaded outside Rome, Italy and died as a martyr. She is the patron saint of nursing mothers and wet nurses.

Saint Anastasius the Monk

St Anastasius the Monk was a friend and spiritual student of Saint Acacius. He was imprisoned and exiled for failure to adopt the Monothelite heresy.

In 662 AD, he died as a martyr from the abuse suffered while imprisoned.

Saint Helen of Burgos

St Helen of Burgos was also known as Helena. She was a nun and martyr who died in 304 AD at Burgos, Spain.

Saint Cassian of Todi

St Cassian of Todi was a fourth-century convert who was brought to the faith by Saint Pontian of Todi.

He became the Bishop of Todi, Italy and was martyred during the persecutions of Maximian Herculeus. His relics are in Todi, Italy.

Saint Junian of Mairé

Saint Junian founded the monastery at Mairé, France. Later in life, he retired to Chaulnay, France to live as a hermit. He died in 587 AD.

Saint Ludolf

St Ludolf was also known as Ludolph. From 971 AD to 983 AD, he was the Abbot of New Corvey Abbey in Westphalia, Germany. He died in 983 AD.

Martyred Claretians of Barbastro

The Martyred Claretians of Barbastro were murdered from August 2 through August 18 1936, in Barbastro, Huesca, Spain

On October 25 1992, they were beatified by Pope John Paul II.

Their names are;

  • Blessed Wenceslau ClarĂ­s Vilaregut
  • Blessed TomĂ s Capdevila MirĂł
  • Blessed Teodoro Ruiz de Larrinaga GarcĂ­a
  • Blessed Secundino Ortega GarcĂ­a
  • Blessed Sebastián Calvo MartĂ­nez
  • Blessed SebastiĂ  Riera Coromina
  • Blessed Salvador Pigem Serra
  • Blessed Ramon Novich Rabionet
  • Blessed Ramon Illa Salvia
  • Blessed Rafael Briega Morales
  • Blessed Pere Cunill PadrĂłs
  • Blessed Pedro GarcĂ­a Bernal
  • Blessed Nicasio Sierra Ucar
  • Blessed Miquel Masip González
  • Blessed Manuel Torras Sais
  • Blessed Manuel MartĂ­nez Jarauta
  • Blessed Manuel Buil Lalueza
  • Blessed LluĂ­s Masferrer Vila
  • Blessed LluĂ­s LladĂł Teixidor
  • Blessed LluĂ­s EscalĂ© Binefa
  • Blessed Leoncio PĂ©rez Ramos
  • Blessed Juan Sánchez Munárriz
  • Blessed Juan Echarri Vique
  • Blessed Juan DĂ­az Nosti
  • Blessed Josep Ros Florensa
  • Blessed Josep Ormo SerĂł
  • Blessed Josep Maria BadĂ­a Mateu
  • Blessed JosĂ© PavĂłn Bueno
  • Blessed JosĂ© Figuero Beltrán
  • Blessed JosĂ© Blasco Juan
  • Blessed JosĂ© AmorĂłs Hernández
  • Blessed Joan Codinachs Tuneu
  • Blessed Joan Baixeras Berenguer
  • Blessed Jaume Falgarona Vilanova
  • Blessed Hilario Llorente MartĂ­n
  • Blessed Gregorio Chirivas Lacamba
  • Blessed Francisco Castán Meseguer
  • Blessed Francesc Roura FarrĂł
  • Blessed Felipe de JesĂşs Munárriz Azcona
  • Blessed Eusebi Maria Codina MillĂ 
  • Blessed Esteve Casadevall Puig
  • Blessed Eduardo Ripoll Diego
  • Blessed Atanasio Vidaurreta Labra
  • Blessed Antoni Dalmau Rosich
  • Blessed AntolĂ­n Calvo y Calvo
  • Blessed Alfons Sorribes TeixidĂł
  • Blessed Alfons Miquel Garriga
  • Blessed AgustĂ­n Viela Ezcurdia

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 Silvestre Arnau y Pascuet
  2. Blessed Pedro Martret y Molet
  3. Blessed Pascual AraguĂ s y GuĂ rdia
  4. Blessed Modesto GarcĂ­a MartĂ­
  5. Blessed Mateo DespĂłns Tena
  6. Blessed Maria de PuiggraciĂłs Badia Flaquer
  7. Blessed Luciano Hernández Ramírez
  8. Blessed Josep Alsina Casas
  9. Blessed Jose TĂ pies y Sirvant
  10. Blessed José Juan Perot y Juanmarti
  11. Blessed José Bonet Nadal
  12. Blessed José Boher y Foix
  13. Blessed Inocencio GarcĂ­a DĂ­ez
  14. Blessed Francesc Castells Areny

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Zwentibold
  • William Freeman
  • Simone de Lara Martiri
  • Pietro di Santa Maria
  • Patrick O’Healy
  • Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners
  • Irene of Hungary
  • Connor O’Rourke
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 13 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 13 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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