This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is August 27 2023.
Blessed Dominic Barberi
Saint Caesarius of Arles
Saint Guarinus of Sion
Blessed Amadeus of Lausanne
Saint David Lewis
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.
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.
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 Ramón Martí Soriano
- Blessed Quirino Díez del Blanco
- Blessed Plácido Camino Fernández
- Blessed Pelayo José Granado Prieto
- Blessed Pedro Ibáñez Alonso
- Blessed Juan Antonio Salútregui Iribarren
- Blessed José María López 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 Michaël 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 Bartolomé Díaz Laurel
- Blessed Antonius of Saint Francis
Other Saints of the Day for August 27 2023
- Luis Suarez
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