Saint of the Day for August 19

Today is Wednesday, May 31, 2023

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 19 every year.

👉 Saint John Eudes, Priest

Blessed Jordan of Pisa

Saint Sebaldus

Blessed Gregorio Martos Muñoz

Saint Magnus of Anagni

Saint Louis of Toulouse

Saint Ezekiel Moreno y DĂ­az

Blessed Leo II of Cava

Sarah the Matriarch

Pope Saint Sixtus III

Saint Magino of Tarragona

Blessed Hugh Green

Blessed Angelo of Acquapagana

Blessed Guerricus

Saint Andrew the Tribune

Saint Magnus of Cuneo

Saint Donatus of Mount Jura

Saint Flavien of Toulon

St Flavien of Toulon was a sixth-century Gothic soldier. Saint Cyprian of Toulon baptized and converted him to Christian faith.

Due to , Flavien abandoned  and fled to  where

He lived the rest of his life as a hermit in the island of CĂ©pet, France after he abandoned military life and fled the persecutions of Arian Gothic king Aleric II.

Blessed Michele Soriano

Blessed Michele Soriano was a Mercedarian friar known for his extreme piety, penance and asceticism at the convent of Santa Maria degli Angeli in El Puig, Spain. He died in 1604 AD.

Saint Timothy of Gaza

St Timothy was the Bishop of Gaza, Palestine. In 304 AD, he was scourged, tortured, burned alive and martyred by order of Urban, governor of Palestine, during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Julius of Rome

St Julius of Rome was an Imperial Roman senator. He was scourged, beaten to death and martyred in 190 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Commodus.

He was buried in the Calepodius cemetery, Aurelian Road outside Rome.

Saint Magnus of Avignon

St Magnus was born in Avignon, France, got married and became the father of Saint Agricola of Avignon. He became the Governor of Avignon, France.

After he became a widower he became a monk at LĂ©rins Abbey and later the Bishop of LĂ©rins, France. He died in 660 AD.

Saint Guenninus

St Guenninus was a 7th-century bishop of Vannes, Brittany, France. After his death, his relics were preserved at the cathedral of Vannes, Brittany in modern France.

Saint Calminius

St Calminius was also known as Calmilius. He was a hermit who founded the monasteries of Villars and Mauzac near Riom, France. He died in 690 AD.

Saint Elaphius of Châlons

St Elaphius of Châlons was an envoy to Spain and the Bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne, France. He died of natural causes in 580 AD in Spain while on a pilgrimage to the relics of Saint Eulalia of Merida.

Saint Thecla of Caesarea

St Thecla of Caesarea was torn apart by wild beasts and martyred in 304 AD at the amphitheatre at Caesarea by order of Urban, governor of Palestine, during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Marianus of Entreaigues

St Marianus was a hermit in the forest of Entreaigues in Berry, France. He died in 515 AD and a biography of him was written by Saint Gregory of Tours.

Saint Mochta

St Mochta was also known as Mochteus. He was a spiritual student of Saint Patrick. He became a monk and founded the monastery of Louth, Ireland. He, later on, became the Bishop of Louth and died in 535 AD.

Saint Badulf of Ainay

St Badulf of Ainay was also known as Badour or Badolf. He was a monk and an Abbot of Ainay Abbey near Lyons, France. He died in 850 AD.

Saint Marinus of Besalu

St Marinus was the Bishop at the monastery of Saint Peter in Besalu, Catalonia, Spain. He died in 800 AD.

Saint Bertulf of Luxeuil

St Bertulf was a monk at Luxeuil Abbey and an Abbot of a house in Bobbio, Italy. He died in 640 AD.

Saint Namadia of Marsat

St Namadia of Marsat was once married to Saint Calminius. After she became a widow, she became a nun at Marsat, France. She died in 700 AD.

Saint Rufinus of Mantua

St Rufinus in venerated in Mantua, Italy for a long time. His details are unavailable for now.

Saint Credan of Evesham

St Credan was an Abbot at Evesham Abbey. He died in 780 AD.

Saint Italo

St Italo was martyred in 303 AD in the persecutions of Diocletian in southern Italy.

Martyrs of Nagasaki

The Martyrs of Nagasaki are a group of missionaries and their laymen supporters who were beheaded on August 19 1622, at Nagasaki, Japan for spreading Christianity in Japan.

On May 7 1867, they were beatified by Pope Pius IX.

Their names are;

  • Thomas Koyanagi
  • Pedro de Zúñiga
  • Paulus Sankichi
  • MichaĂ«l DĂ­az Hori
  • Marcus Takenoshita Shin’emon
  • Ludovic Frarijn
  • Leo Sukeemon
  • Laurentius Ikegami Rokusuke
  • Ioannes Yago
  • Ioannes Nagata Matashichi
  • Ioannes Miyazaki Soemon
  • Ioachim DĂ­az Hirayama
  • Iacobus Matsuo Denji
  • Bartholomaeus Mohyoe
  • Antonius Yamada

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 Valeriano Ruiz Peral
  • Blessed Urbano Corral González
  • Blessed TomĂ s Sitjar Fortiá
  • Blessed Teresa ChambĂł Palet
  • Blessed Rosa Pedret Rull
  • Blessed Remigio ángel Olalla Aldea
  • Blessed Pedro Buitrago Morales
  • Blessed Pascual Escuin Ferrer
  • Blessed MarĂ­a Dolores Vidal Cervera
  • Blessed MarĂ­a Desamparados Giner Sixta
  • Blessed MarĂ­a de Las Nieves Crespo LĂłpez
  • Blessed Maria Calaf Miracle
  • Blessed Justo ArĂ©valo Mora
  • Blessed Josep Maria FontserĂ© MasdeĂş
  • Blessed JosĂ© Erausquin Aramburu
  • Blessed Joan Roca Bosch
  • Blessed Isidro Muñoz AntolĂ­n
  • Blessed Ignasi GuilĂ  Ximenes
  • Blessed Francisco de Paula Ibáñez y Ibáñez
  • Blessed Francisca de AmĂ©zua Ibaibarriaga
  • Blessed FĂ©lix González Bustos
  • Blessed Elvira TorrentallĂ© Paraire
  • Blessed Damián GĂłmez JimĂ©nez
  • Blessed Cipriano González Millán
  • Blessed CĂ ndid Feliu Soler
  • Blessed Antoni PedrĂł Minguella
  • Blessed AntolĂ­n MartĂ­nez y MartĂ­nez
  • Blessed AndrĂ©s Pradas Lahoz
  • Blessed AgustĂ­ Busquets Creixell
  • Blessed Agueda Hernández AmorĂłs

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Bartholomew Simeri
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 19 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 19 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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