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