Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 20

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 20 every year.

👉 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor of the Church

Blessed Teofilius Matulionis

Saint Maria de Mattias

Saint Zacchaeus the Publican

Saint Oswine of Deira

Saint Philibert of Jumièges

Blessed Manuel López Álvarez

Saint Bernardo Tolomei

Saint Amadour the Hermit

Blessed Enrique Rodríguez Tortosa

Blessed José Tapia Díaz de Villachica

Blessed María Climent Mateu

Saint Ronald of Orkney

Blessed Matías Cardona-Meseguer

Samuel the Patriarch

Blessed Gervais-Protais Brunel

Blessed Louis-François Lebrun

Blessed Wladyslaw Maczkowski

Saint Laura of Pollenza

Blessed Georg Häfner

Saint Lucius of Cyprus

Blessed Francesco Matienzo

Saint Edbert of Northumbria

Saint Bernard of Valdeiglesias

Saint Christopher of Cordoba

Saint Christopher of Cordoba was a monk at the Saint Martin de La Rojana monastery near Cordoba, Spain.

In 852 AD, in Cordoba, Spain he was martyred during the persecutions of Abderrahman II.

Saint Haduin of Le Mans

St Haduin of Le Mans was also known as Harduin. He was the Bishop at Le Mans, France.

He founded several monasteries including Notre-Dame-d’Evron. He died of natural causes in 662 AD.

Saint Burchard of Worms

Saint Burchard of Worms was born in Hesse, Germany and became a monk at Lobbes Abbey in Belgium. He was an expert in canon law. He reluctantly became the bishop of Worms, Germany in 1006 AD. He died in 1026 AD.

Saint Heliodorus of Persia

Saint Heliodorus of Persia was martyred in 362 AD with several hundred companions during the persecutions of Shapur II.

Saint Herbert Hoscam

St Herbert Hoscam was born in England. He became the Archbishop of Conze, Basilicata, Italy. He died of natural causes in 1180 AD. He is the patron saint of Conze, Italy.

Saint Gobert of Apremont

Saint Gobert was the Count of Apremont a Crusader and a Benedictine Cistercian monk at Villers, Brabant, Belgium. He died of natural causes in 1263 AD.

Saint Leovigild of Cordoba

St Leovigild was a priest and a monk in Cordoba, Spain. In 852 AD, in Cordoba, Spain, he was martyred in the persecutions of Abderrahman II.

Saint Maximus of Chinon

St Maximus founded the monastery of Chinon in France. He was a spiritual student of Saint Martin. He died in 470 AD.

Saint Porphyrius of Palestrina

Saint Porphyrius died as a martyr in Palestrina, Italy.

Saint Brogan

St Brogan is mentioned in the Gorman Martyrology.

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 Tomás Campo Marín
  • Blessed Serapio Sanz Iranzo
  • Blessed Magí Albaigés Escoda
  • Blessed Ismael Barrio Marquilla
  • Blessed Hilario Barriocanal Quintana
  • Blessed Francesc Llagostera Bonet
  • Blessed Emili Bover Albareda
  • Blessed Cristòfol Baqués Almirall

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Benedicto Zafont
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 20 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 20 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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