Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 2

👉 Saint Eusebius of Vercelli

👉 Saint Peter Julian Eymard

Blessed Ceferino Jimenez Malla

Our Lady of the Angels

Saint Serenus of Marseille

Pope Saint Stephen I

Blessed Felipe de Jesús Munárriz Azcona

Blessed Francisco Calvo Burillo

Blessed Giustino Maria Russolillo

Blessed Juana de Aza

Saint Pedro de Osma

Blessed Leoncio PĂ©rez Ramos

Blessed Juan DĂ­az Nosti

Blessed Leoncio PĂ©rez Nebreda

Blessed Frederic Campisani

Blessed Francisco Tomás Serer

Blessed Gundekar of Eichstätt

Saint Etheldritha

Saint Sidwell

Saint Betharius of Chartres

Saint Centolla of Burgos

St Centolla of Burgos was the daughter of a noble of Toledo, Spain. She privately made a vow of chastity and dedication to God.

She fled to Siero, Burgos, Spain to escape the persecutions of Diocletian. She was captured there, dragged to court, tortured, beheaded and martyred in 304 AD at Burgos, Spain when she refused to denounce her faith.

Saint Rutilius

St Rutilius was also known as Rutilio. He was born in North Africa. He travelled extensively to avoid the persecutions of Decius. He would hide and sometimes bribe the officials to be left alone but never would he give up his faith.

He was eventually captured, tortured and martyred by being burned at the stake in a small town in northern Africa in 250 AD.

Saint Plegmund

St Plegmund was born in Cheshire, England. He was a renowned scholar and tutor to King Alfred.

He was the Archbishop of Canterbury, England. After the Church in England was attacked by pagan Danes, he restored it.

In 923 AD he died of natural causes and the hermitage at Plemstall, Plegmundstow, was named after him.

Saint Auspicius of Apt

St Auspicius of Apt was also known as Auspice. He was consecrated by Pope Saint Clement I and became the first bishop of Apt, France in the late 1st century.

Saint Maximus of Padua

St Maximus was the Bishop of Padua, Italy in the second century. He was known as a miracle worker.

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 2 every year

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 Fernando Olmedo Reguera
  2. Martí Anglés Oliveras
  3. José Peris Ramos
  4. Francisco Manzano Cruz
  5. Francisca Pons Sarda
  6. Francesc Company Torrelles
  7. Blessed Miguel Amaro RodrĂ­guez
  8. Blessed José Giménez Reyes
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 2 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 2 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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