Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 21

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 21 every year.

👉 Pope Saint Pius X

Blessed Ladislaus Findysz

Blessed Jacinto Blanch Ferrer

Blessed Victoire Rasoamanarivo

Saint Abraham of Smolensk

Our Lady of Knock

Saint Sidonius Apollinaris

Blessed Bruno Zembol

Saint Gracia of Lérida

Saint Maria of Lérida

Saint Bernard of Lérida

Saint Bassa of Edessa

Saint Giuse Ðang Van Viên

Saint Luxorius of Sardinia

Saint Anastasius Cornicularius

Saint Cyriaca

Saint Maximianus the Soldier

Saint Privatus of Mende

Blessed Gilbert of Valenciennes

Blessed Gilbert of Valenciennes was a Benedictine monk at Saint-Crespin-en-Chaie, Soissons, France.

HE became an abbot at the monastery of Saint John the Baptist Abbey at Valenciennes, France.

He was persecuted by the Count of Hainault in modern Belgium but died of natural causes in 1185 AD.

Blessed Beatrice de Roelas

Blessed Beatrice de Roelas was a Mercedarian nun. She founded the Assumption Monastery in Seville, Spain.

In 1580 AD, she died in the Mercedarian monastery of the Assumption in Seville, Spain

Saint Natale of Casale Monferrato

St Natale died as a martyr and her relics are preserved in the cathedral of Casale Monferrato, Italy.

Saint Quadratus of Utica

St Quadratus of Utica was the Bishop of Utica in North Africa. He was martyred in the 3rd century together with all his flock.

Saint Augustine of Hippo wrote that he taught his whole people, clergy and laity, to confess Christ.

Saint Maximilian of Antioch

St Maximilian of Antioch was a Christian soldier of the Herculean cohort. He was ordered to remove the monogram of Christ from the cohort’s standard by Julian the Apostate but he refused. He was martyred in 353 AD in Antioch.

Saint Bonosus

St Bonosus was a soldier and an officer serving under an uncle of Julian the Apostate in the imperial Herculean Legion.

He refused to change the Labarum of Constantine, a Christian banner, for a pagan one. Therefore he was tortured, executed and died as a martyr in 362 AD.

Saint Agathonicus of Constantinople

Saint Agathonicus was a member of the Patrician class in the area around Constantinople. In the late 3rd-century, he was martyred during the persecutions of Diocletian and Maximian Herculeus.

Saint Zoticus the Philosopher

St Zoticus was a philosopher and teacher. In the late 3rd-century, he was martyred with several of his spiritual students during the persecutions of Diocletian and Maximian Herculeus.

Saint Theogonius of Edessa

St Theogonius was the son of Saint Bassa of Edessa. In 304 AD, he was martyred in Edessa, Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Bernard de Alziva

St Bernard de Alziva and his two sisters were converts from Islam to Christianity who were all martyred in 1180 AD for making this choice.

Saint Agapius of Edessa

Saint Agapius was the son of Saint Bassa of Edessa. In 304 AD, he was martyred in Edessa, Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Fidelis of Edessa

Saint Fidelis was the son of Saint Bassa of Edessa. In 304 AD, he was martyred in Edessa, Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Camerinus of Sardinia

Saint Camerinus of Sardinia was beheaded and martyred in 303 AD during the persecutions of Diocletian in Sardinia, Italy.

Saint Cisellus of Sardinia

Saint Cisellus of Sardinia was beheaded and martyred in 303 AD during the persecutions of Diocletian in Sardinia, Italy.

Saint Avitus I of Clermont

St Avitus I of Clermont was the Bishop of Clermont, France who ordained Saint Gregory of Tours as a deacon. He died in 600 AD.

Saint Hardulph

In Breedon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, England there is a church dedicated to St Hardulphis.

Saint Paternus of Fondi

St Paternus was born in Alexandria, Egypt and died as a martyr in 255 AD in Fondi, Italy.

Saint Leontius the Elder

St Leontius the Elder was the Bishop of Bordeaux, France. He died in 541 AD.

Saint Euprepius of Verona

St Euprepius of Verona was a first-century bishop of Verona, Italy.

Saint Aria of Rome

St Aria was a martyr who died in Rome, Italy.

Saint Cameron

St Cameron was a martyr who died in Cagliari, Italy.

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 Salvador Estrugo Salves
  • Blessed Ramon Peiró Victori
  • Blessed Pere Sadurní Raventós
  • Blessed Joan Vernet Masip
  • Blessed Joan Cuscó Oliver
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 21 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 21 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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