Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 17

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 17 every year.

Blessed Nicholas Politi

Saint Hyacinth

Saint Jeanne of the Cross Delanoue

Saint Beatrice da Silva Meneses

Blessed Florencio López Egea

Saint Jeroen of Noordwijk

Blessed Eugenio Sanz-Orozco Mortera

Saint Elias the Younger

Saint Clare of Montefalco

Saint Donatus of Ripacandida

Saint Jacobo Kyushei Gorobioye Tomonaga de Santa María

Blessed Enric Canadell Quintana

Blessed Marie-Élisabeth Turgeon

Saint Mamas

Blessed Noël-Hilaire Le Conte

Pope Saint Eusebius

Blessed Leopoldina Naudet

Saint Carloman

Saint Anastasius of Terni

Saint Drithelm

Saint Myron of Cyzicus

Saint Michaël Kurobyoie

Saint Juliana of Ptolemais

St Juliana was the sister of Saint Paul of Ptolemais. She was beheaded and martyred with him in 270 AD at Ptolemais, Palestine during the persecutions of Aurelian.

Saint Paul of Ptolemais

Saint Paul was the brother of Saint Juliana. He was beheaded and martyred with her in 270 AD at Ptolemais, Palestine during the persecutions of Aurelian.

Saint Benedicta of Lorraine

Saint Benedicta was the tenth-century princess and daughter of the king of Lorraine.

She was the sister of Saint Cecilia of Lorraine. She was a nun and then abbess of Susteren Abbey in the German Rhineland.

Saint Cecilia of Lorraine

Saint Cecilia was the tenth-century princess and daughter of the king of Lorraine.

She was the sister of Saint Benedicta of Lorraine. She was a nun and then abbess of Susteren Abbey in the German Rhineland.

Saint Amor of Amorbach

St Amor of Amorbach was also known as Amator or Amour. She worked with Saint Pirmin as an 8th-century missionary in Germany.

She founded the monastery of Amorbach in Franconia.

Saint James the Deacon

Saint James was an Italian Deacon and a Benedictine monk who was born in the 7th century. He was a missionary with Saint Paulinus of York to Northumbria, England.

Saint Eusebius of Sicily

St Eusebius of Sicily was born in Greece. She was exiled for his faith and died in 310 AD in Sicily.

Martyrs of Málaga

The Martyrs of Málaga were a priest and seven brothers who were all martyred together on August 17 1936, in Málaga, Spain during the Spanish Civil War. They were all members of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God. 

On October 13 2013, they were beatified by Pope Francis

Their names are;

  1. Silvestre Perez Laguna
  2. Pedro Pastor García
  3. Manuel Sanz y Sanz
  4. Juan Antonio García Moreno
  5. Isidro Valentín Peña Ojea
  6. Florentino Alonso Antonio
  7. Eusebio Ballesteros Rodríguez
  8. Antonio del Charco Horques

Martyrs of Maspujols

The Martyrs of Maspujols are three priests in the archdiocese of Tarragona, Spain. They were martyred together on August 17 1936, in Maspujols, Tarragona, Spain during the Spanish Civil War.

On October 13 2013, they were beatified by Pope Francis in Tarragona, Spain

Their names are;

  • Josep Mañé March
  • Miquel Rué Gené
  • Magí Civit Roca

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;

  • Ramón Cervilla Luis
  • Julio Aramendía Urquía
  • Josep Puigdeséns Pujol
  • Joan Prats Gibert
  • Facundo Escanciano Tejerina
  • Bartolomé Díaz Laurel
  • Antoni Carmaniú Mercarder
  • Agustín Fernández Vázquez

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Ugo di Tennenbach
  • José Maria de Manila
  • Alberto da Chiatina
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 17 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 17 – Catholic Saint of the Day

Powered By SEO Experts

Share This Readings Using ...

Daily Catholic Readings App Download