Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 24

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 24 every year.

👉 Saint Bartholomew the Apostle

Saint Emily de Vialar

Saint MarĂ­a Micaela of the Blessed Sacrament

Saint Jane Antide Thouret

Blessed Veronica Antal

Saint Ouen of Rouen

Blessed Luis Almécija Lázaro

Blessed Miroslav Bulesic

Saint Eutychius of Troas

Blessed Maksymilian Binkiewicz

Blessed Edward Kazmierski

Blessed Jarogniew Wojciechowski

Blessed Franciszek Kesy

Blessed Edward Klinik

Blessed Czeslaw Jozwiak

Blessed Félix González Tejedor

Blessed André Fardeau

Saint George Limniotes

St George Limniotes was born in 635 AD. He was a hermit at Mount Olympus, Bithynia, Asia Minor. In 730 AD, he was mutilated, burned to death and martyred at age 95 under Leo the Isaurian for opposing the iconoclasts.

Saint Irchard

St Irchard was also known as Apostle of the Picts, Erthad, Merchard, Yarcard or Yrchard. He was born in Kincardineshire, Scotland.

He was a spiritual student of Saint Ternan of Culross in the seventh century. He was consecrated as a Bishop in Rome, Italy by Pope Gregory the Great.

Saint Ptolemy of Nepi

St Ptolemy of Nepi was a spiritual student of Saint Peter the Apostle. He was the Bishop of Nepi, Italy and a spiritual teacher of Saint Romanus of Nepi.

He died as a martyr in the 1st century in Nepi, Italy. He is the patron saint of Nepi, Italy.

Blessed Antonio de Blanes

Blessed Antonio de Blanes was a Mercedarian who freed 208 Christians who had been enslaved in northern Africa by Muslims. He died in 1415 AD.

Saint Sandratus

St Sandratus was also known as Sandradus. He was a monk in Trier, Germany.

He was sent by Emperor Otto I to restore the monastery of Saint Gall in 972 AD. He was the Abbot of Gladbach Abbey and Weissenburg Abbey in 981 AD. He died in 986 AD.

Saint Romanus of Nepi

St Romanus of Nepi was a spiritual student of Saint Ptolemy of Nepi and Bishop of Nepi, Italy. 

He died as a martyr in the 1st century in Nepi, Italy. He is the patron saint of Nepi, Italy.

Saint Taziano of Claudiopolis

St Taziano of Claudiopolis was also known as Tatian, Tatio or Tazione. He died as a martyr in Claudiopolis, Asia Minor in modern Turkey.

Saint Agofridus of Lacroix

St Agofridus of Lacroix was also known as Agofroi. He was the brother of Saint Leofridus.

He became a Benedictine monk and Abbot of Lacroix Abbey in Normandy, France in 738 AD.

Saint Patrick the Elder

St Patrick the Elder was the Bishop in Ireland. He died of natural causes in 450 AD. His relics were later enshrined at Glastonbury, England.

Saint Abban

St Abban was born Irish. 

Saint Abyce

St Abyce was also known as Abycia. She was a nun and Prioress in England. 

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;

  • Rigoberto Aquilino de Anta Barrio
  • Isidre Torres Balsells
  • Fortunato Velasco Tobar
  • FĂ©lix González Tejedor

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Maria Encarnaciòn Rosal
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 24 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 24 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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