Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 27

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 27 every year.

👉 Saint Monica, Mother of St Augustine

Saint Poemen

Blessed Dominic Barberi

Saint Caesarius of Arles

Saint Guarinus of Sion

Blessed Amadeus of Lausanne

Saint David Lewis

Saint Phanurius

Blessed Roger Cadwallador

Blessed Juan Sánchez Molina

Blessed Jean-Baptiste Souzy

Saint Gebhard of Constance

Blessed Angelus of Foligno

Blessed Jean Baptiste Guillaume

Saint Licerius of Couserans

Saint Baculus of Sorrento

Blessed Gabriel Mary

Blessed Maria Pilar Izquierdo Albero

Saint Narnus of Bergamo

Saint Arontius of Potenza

Saint Fortunatus of Potenza

Saint Honoratus of Potenza

Saint Sabinian of Potenza

Martyrs of Tomi

Saint Rufus of Capua

St Rufus of Capua was also known as Rufino, Rufo. He was a spiritual student of Saint Apollinaris of Ravenna and became the Bishop of Capua, Italy. In 295 AD, he was martyred during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Ebbo of Sens

St Ebbo was born in Tonnere, France and became a monk of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif Abbey in Sens, France. He was the Bishop of Sens. He held his flock together which helped them to survive a siege by Saracens in 725 AD. He died in 740 AD.

Saint Euthalia of Leontini

St Euthalia of Leontini was born in Sicily, Italy. She converted to Christianity and became a nun. She was murdered by her own brother and died as a martyr in the 3rd century in Leontini, Sicily during the persecutions of Decius.

Saint Decuman

St Decuman was also known as Dagan. He was born in Wales and became a hermit in Somerset, England in an area that is now named Saint Decumans in his honour. In 706 AD, He died as a martyr in Saint Decumans, Somerset, England.

Saint Agilo of Sithin

St Agilo of Sithin was a monk at Saint Aper Abbey in Toul, France. He worked to restore monastic discipline at Saint Bertin Abbey in Sithin, France where he was a reforming abbot.

Saint Anthusa the Younger

St Anthusa was born in Persia. He died as a martyr after he was sewn up in a sack and drowned in a well in Persia

Saint Malrubius of Merns

St Malrubius was a hermit in Merns, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was martyred in 1040 AD by Norwegian invaders.

Saint Giovanni of Pavia

From 801 AD to 813 AD, St Giovanni of Pavia was the Bishop of Pavia, Lombardy, Italy. In 813 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Carpophorus

St Carpophorus was also known as Carpone. In 295 AD he was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Etherius of Lyons

St Etherius of Lyons was also known as Alermius. He was the Bishop of Lyons, France and died in 602 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 RamĂłn MartĂ­ Soriano
  • Blessed Quirino DĂ­ez del Blanco
  • Blessed Plácido Camino Fernández
  • Blessed Pelayo JosĂ© Granado Prieto
  • Blessed Pedro Ibáñez Alonso
  • Blessed Juan Antonio SalĂştregui Iribarren
  • Blessed JosĂ© MarĂ­a LĂłpez Carrillo
  • Blessed Hermenegildo Iza Aregita
  • Blessed Francisco Euba Gorroño
  • Blessed Fernando González Añon
  • Blessed Esteban Barrenechea Arriaga
  • Blessed Buenaventura Gabika-Etxebarria Gerrikabeitia

Martyrs of Nagasaki

The Martyrs of Nagasaki are a group of fourteen missionaries and Japanese native Christians who were martyred together for their faith.

They died on August 16 1627 in Nagasaki, Japan and were beatified by Pope Pius IX on May 7 1867.

Their names are;

  • Blessed Tsuji Shobyoe
  • Blessed Thomas Sato Shin’emon
  • Blessed MichaĂ«l Koga Kizayemon
  • Blessed Maria Shobyoe
  • Blessed Magdalena Kiyota
  • Blessed Ludovicus Matsuo Soyemon
  • Blessed Lucas Tsuji Kyuemon
  • Blessed Leo Kurobyoe Nakamura
  • Blessed Franciscus Kuhyoe
  • Blessed Francisco of Saint Mary
  • Blessed Francisca Pinzokere
  • Blessed Caius Akashi Jiemon
  • Blessed BartolomĂ© DĂ­az Laurel
  • Blessed Antonius of Saint Francis

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Luis Suarez
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 27 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 27 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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