This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 26 every year.
Saint Mary of Jesus Crucified
Melchizedek the Patriarch
Saint Orontius of Lecce
Saint Jeanne Elizabeth des Bichier des Anges
Blessed Maria Corsini Beltrame Quattrocchi
Our Lady of Czestochowa
Blessed Juan Segura Rubira
Blessed Alejandro Más Ginester
Saint Alexander of Bergamo
Blessed Levkadia Harasymiv
Blessed Jacques Retouret
Blessed Jean of Caramola
Saint Teresa de Gesu, Jornet y Ibars
Saint Anastasius the Fuller
Blessed Fèlix Vivet Trabal
Blessed Stanislaus Han Jeong-Heum
Blessed Juan Urgel
Blessed Margaret of Faenza
Blessed Ioachim Watanabe Jirozaemon
Saint Bregwin of Canterbury
Saint Victor the Martyr
Martyrs of Celano
Blessed Jean Bassano
Blessed Jean Bassano born at Besançon, France in 1360 AD. He was a Canon regular and a Celestine Benedictine at Paris, France.
He was a spiritual director of Saint Colette. He held several offices in his congregation and worked to establish it in England and the Aragon region of Spain.
He died of natural causes in 1445 AD.
Saint Secundus the Theban
St Secundus was a soldier and a member of the Martyrs of the Theban Legion. In 287 AD they were martyred in Agaunum, modern St-Maurice-en-Valais, Switzerland.
St Eleutherius of Auxerre
Saint Eleutherius was the bishop of Auxerre, France in 532. He served for 29 years and assisted at the four Councils of Orleans. He died in 561 AD.
Saint Irenaeus of Rome
In 258 AD, St Irenaeus of Rome was drowned in the sewers of Rome, Italy and died as a martyr during the persecutions of Valerian.
Saint Victor of Caesarea
St Victor of Caesarea was also known as Vittore. He was crucified in Caesarea, Mauritania in modern-day Algeria and died as a martyr.
Saint Abundius the Martyr
In 258 AD, St Abundius was drowned in the sewers of Rome, Italy and died as a martyr during the persecutions of Valerian.
Saint Rufinus of Capua
St Rufinus of Capua was a fifth-century bishop of Capua, Italy. After death, his relics were enshrined in the cathedral of Capua, Italy.
Blessed Vyevain of York
Blessed Vyevain of York was the Archbishop of York, England in the latter 13th century. In 1285 AD he died of natural causes.
Saint Maximilian of Rome
St Maximilian died as a martyr at the cemetery of Basilla on the Via Salaria Antica outside Rome, Italy.
St Pandwyna was an Irish born nun. In 904 AD she died of natural causes. The church in Eltisley, England is dedicated to her.
Saint Felix of Pistoia
St Felix of Pistoia was also known as Felix of Pistoja. He was a hermit in Pistoia, Italy during the ninth-century.
Saint Elias of Syracuse
St Elias of Syracuse was a monk and the Bishop of Syracuse, Sicily. He died in 660 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 Pere Sisterna Torrent
- Blessed María de Los Ángeles Ginard Martí
- Blessed Luis Valls Matamales
- Blessed Josep Maria Tolaguera Oliva
- Blessed Francesc Casademunt Ribas
- Blessed Emilio Serrano Lizarralde
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