Monday, September 26, 2022

Saint of the Day for August 15

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on July 15 every year.

👉 Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Blessed Isidore Bakanja

Saint Stanislaus Kostka

Blessed Vicente Soler Munárriz

Blessed Luis Belda Soriano de Montoya

Saint David Roldán-Lara

Saint Manuel Moralez

Blessed Elvira Moragas Cantarero

Blessed Aimo Taparelli

Saint Salvador Lara Puente

Blessed Juan José Vivas-Pérez Bustos

Saint Luis Batiz Sainz

Blessed Alberto Berdini of Sarteano

Saint Simplician of Milan

Blessed Claudio Granzotto

Saint Arduinus of Rimini

Blessed AgustĂ­n Hurtado Soler

Blessed Pio Alberto del Corona

Saint Alipius of Tagaste

Saint Tarcisius

Blessed José María Peris Polo

Blessed Alfred of Hildesheim

Blessed Juliana Puricelli

Blessed George Halley

Blessed Elisabetta del Paradiso

Blessed Elisabetta was the sister of Blessed Maria del Paradiso. They both became Mercedarian nuns at the monastery of Santa Maria ad Argamasilla and stayed together in lives of austerity, prayer and penance.

Blessed Maria del Paradiso

Blessed Maria was the sister of Blessed Elisabetta del Paradiso. They both became Mercedarian nuns at the monastery of Santa Maria ad Argamasilla and stayed together in lives of austerity, prayer and penance.

Saint Arnulphus of Soissons

Saint Arnulphus of Soissons was an eleventh-century nobleman of Brabant, Belgium

He was a soldier, then a monk at Soissons, France and later the Bishop of Soissons.

He got tired and worn out while trying to restore order to his diocese and therefore, he retired to the Cistercian Abbey of Aldenberg near Cologne, Germany.

He died of natural causes in 1087 AD at Aldenberg Abbey in Germany.

Saint Napoleon of Alexandria

St Napoleon of Alexandria was Egyptian born and was also known as NeĂłpolo. 

In the early 4th century AD, he was tortured to death and martyred in Alexandria, Egypt during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Blessed Ferdinando de Pazos

Blessed Ferdinando de Pazos was a Mercedarian friar who was assigned to ransom Christians enslaved by Muslims in Fez, Morocco.

After freeing more than 100 people, he stayed on to preach Christianity and died in Fez, Morocco.

Martyred Claretians of Barbastro

The Martyred Claretians of Barbastro were killed from August 2 all through till August 18 1936, in Barbastro, Huesca, Spain.

They were beatified on October 25 1992, 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 Nicomedia

The Martyrs of Nicomedia were three Christians martyred together in Nicomedia, Bithynia, Turkey.

Their names are;

  • Eutychian
  • Philip
  • Straton

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;

  • Pedro GambĂ­n PĂ©rez
  • Fructuoso PĂ©rez Márquez
  • Cayetano GarcĂ­a MartĂ­nez
  • Blessed Severiano Montes Fernández
  • Blessed SebastiĂ  Balcells Tonijuan
  • Blessed Miguel Alberto Flos
  • Blessed Manuel Formigo Giráldez
  • Blessed Luis Ros Ezcurra
  • Blessed Juan Mesonero Huerta
  • Blessed Juan Francisco Barahona MartĂ­n
  • Blessed Josep Santonja Pinsach
  • Blessed Joan CerĂł CedĂł
  • Blessed Jaume Bonet Nadal
  • Blessed Ildefonso Alberto Flos
  • Blessed Francisco MĂ­guez Fernández
  • Blessed Clemente Vea Balaguer
  • Blessed Carmelo Sastre y Sastre
  • Blessed Agustì Ibarra AngĂĽela

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Our Lady of the Abbey
  • Our Lady of PatrocĂ­nio
  • Our Lady of Madhu
  • Our Lady of La Vang
  • Juan of Seville
  • Gioconda of Rome
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 15 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 15 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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