Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 26

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 Herluin

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.

Saint Pandwyna

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
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 26 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 26 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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