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 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
Blessed Noël-Hilaire Le Conte
Pope Saint Eusebius
Blessed Leopoldina Naudet
Saint Anastasius of Terni
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;
- Silvestre Perez Laguna
- Pedro Pastor García
- Manuel Sanz y Sanz
- Juan Antonio García Moreno
- Isidro Valentín Peña Ojea
- Florentino Alonso Antonio
- Eusebio Ballesteros Rodríguez
- 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
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