Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 23

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 23 every year.

👉 Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin

Blessed Juan Soler GarcĂ­a

Saint Éoghan of Ardstraw

Blessed Jean Bourdon

Saint Anthony of Gerace

Blessed Franciszek Dachtera

Saint Tydfil

Saint Victor of Vita

St Victor of Vita was born in Carthage and became a bishop in North Africa near modern Tunis, Tunisia in the sixth century.

He was exiled to Sardinia by Arian heretics. In 535 AD, he died of natural causes in Sardinia, Italy

He has writings on the persecutions by the Arian Vandals which have survived.

Saint Apollinaris of Rheims

St Apollinaris was a jailer in Rheims, France. He was a spectator during the martyrdom of Saint Timothy. At this time, Apollinaris was so moved by Timothy’s faith and courage until he converted to Christianity.

In 290 AD, he was beheaded and martyred at Rheims, France.

Saint Lupo of Novi

St Lupo of Novi was also known as Luppo. He was martyred by being stabbed with a sword in Novi (Cezava), Moesia Inferior in modern Bulgaria.

Saint Flavian of Autun

St Flavian of Autun was also known as Flavinian or Flavius. He was the bishop of Autun, France in the seventh century.

Saint Theonilla of Aegea

St Theonilla of Aegea was a pious Christian woman who was drowned and martyred in 285 AD at Aegea, Cilicia in Asia Minor during the persecutions of Pro-consul Lysias.

Saint Domnina of Aegea

St Domnina of Aegea was a pious Christian woman who was drowned and martyred in 285 AD at Aegea, Cilicia in Asia Minor during the persecutions of Pro-consul Lysias.

Saint Zacchaeus of Jerusalem

St Zacchaeus of Jerusalem was also known as Zacharius or Zaccheus. He was the fourth bishop of Jerusalem. He died in 116 AD.

Saint Archelaus of Ostia

St Archelaus of Ostia was a Deacon and one of a group martyred in 235 AD during the persecutions of Alexander Severus.

Saint Quiriacus of Ostia

St Quiriacus of Ostia was a Bishop and one of a group martyred in 235 AD during the persecutions of Alexander Severus.

Saint Maximus of Ostia

Saint Maximus of Ostia was a priest and one of a group martyred in 235 AD during the persecutions of Alexander Severus.

Saint Abbondius of Rome

St Abbondius of Rome died as a martyr at the cemetery of Saint Lawrence, Via Tiburtina, Rome, Italy.

Saint Altigianus

St Altigianus was a Benedictine monk martyred in 731 AD by Saracens at Saint-Seine, diocese of Langres, France.

Saint Ireneus of Rome

St Ireneus of Rome died as a martyr at the cemetery of Saint Lawrence, Via Tiburtina, Rome, Italy.

Saint Hilarinus

St Hilarinus was a Benedictine monk martyred in 731 AD by Saracens at Saint-Seine, diocese of Langres, France.

Saint Minervius of Lyons

St Minervius of Lyons was a martyr who died in Lyons, France in the 3rd century.

Saint Eleazar of Lyons

St Eleazar of Lyons was a martyr who died in Lyons, France in the 3rd century.

Saint Luppus

St Luppus was a Christian slave who was martyred in an unknown location and date.

Martyrs of Agea

The Martyrs of Agea are a group of Christian brothers who were denounced by their step-mother and then tortured, crucified and martyred in 285 AD outside the walls of Aegea, Cilicia in Asia Minor during the persecutions of Pro-consul Lysias. Their bodies were left to scavengers.

Their names are;

  1. Asterius
  2. Claudius
  3. Neon

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 Vicente Alberich Lluch
  • Blessed Urbano Gil Sáez
  • Blessed RamĂłn Grimaltos Monllor
  • Blessed Petra MarĂ­a Victoria Quintana Argos
  • Blessed Pere Gelabert Amer
  • Blessed Nicolás Alberich Lluch
  • Blessed Mariano GarcĂ­a MĂ©ndez
  • Blessed Manuela Justa Fernández Ibero
  • Blessed Lorenzo Ilarregui Goñi
  • Blessed JosĂ© Polo Benito
  • Blessed FlorentĂ­n PĂ©rez Romero
  • Blessed Estanislau Sans Hortoneda
  • Blessed Constantino Carbonell Sempere

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Ferdinand of Cardona
  • Anthony the Ethiopian
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 23 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 23 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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