Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 22

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 22 every year.

👉 Queenship of Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint Philip Benizi

Saint John Kemble

Blessed Giacomo Bianconi of Mevania

Saint John Wall

Saint Symphorian of Autun

Saint Andrew of Fiesole

Blessed William Lacey

Blessed Symeon Lukach

Blessed Timoteo da Monticchio

Blessed Élie Leymarie de Laroche

Blessed Bernard Perani

Blessed Richard Kirkman

Saint Sigfrid of Wearmouth

Saint Timothy of Rome

Saint Gunifort

Saint Anthusa of Seleucia

Saint Anthusa was a wealthy laywoman in Seleucia, Asia Minor in the third-century.

She was baptized by Saint Athanasius of Tarsus and converted to Christianity. She lived as a desert hermitess for 23 years after she was driven out of Seleucia due to her faith.

Saint Antoninus of Rome

St Antoninus of Rome was an imperial government executioner in the reign of Commodus.

He converted to Christianity and immediately made a U-turn from all his previous life. He died in 186 AD.

Saint Arnulf of Eynesbury

St Arnulf of Eynesbury was a hermit in the ninth-century who has been venerated for a long time in Arnulphsbury, Cambridgeshire, England.

Saint Athanasius of Tarsus

St Athanasius was the Bishop of Tarsus in Asia Minor. In 257 AD, he was martyred during the persecutions of Emperor Valerian.

Saint Maurus of Rheims

St Maurus of Rheims was a priest who was martyred in 260 AD in Rheims, France. Out of a group of 50 martyrs, only his name has survived.

Saint Ethelgitha of Northumbria

St Ethelgitha was a nun and an Abbess of a convent in Northumbria, England. She died in 720 AD.

Saint Fabrician of Toledo

St Fabrician was also known as Fabricianus. He was martyred in Toledo, Spain.

Saint Philibert of Toledo

St Philibert was also known as Filibert. He was martyred in Toledo, Spain.

Saint Saturninus of Ostia

St Saturninus is a martyr honoured in Ostia, Italy who died in 300 AD.

Saint Epictetus of Ostia

St Epictetus is a martyr honoured in Ostia, Italy who died in 300 AD.

Saint Maprilis of Ostia

St Maprilis is a martyr honoured in Ostia, Italy who died in 300 AD.

Saint Martial of Ostia

St Martial is a martyr honoured in Ostia, Italy who died in 300 AD.

Saint Felix of Ostia

St Felix is a martyr honoured in Ostia, Italy who died in 300 AD.

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 Narciso de EstĂ©naga y EchevarrĂ­a
  • Blessed Julio Melgar Salgado
  • Blessed Josep RosellĂł Sans
  • Blessed Joan Farriol SabatĂ©
  • Blessed Dalmau LlebarĂ­a TornĂ©

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Timoteo da Monticchio
  • Thomas Percy
  • Stefano de Fontsanta
  • Ildebrando di Bagnoregio
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 22 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 22 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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