Saint of the Day for August 6

Today is Friday, June 2, 2023

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 6 every year

👉 Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord

Blessed Maria Francesca Rubatto

Blessed Tadeusz Dulny

Blessed Josep Domènech Bonet

Blessed Carlos López Vidal

Saint Justus and Pastor of Alcala

Blessed Gezelin of Schlebusch

Saint Gislain of Luxemburg

Saint Glisente of Brescia

Blessed Guillermo Sanz

Pope Saint Hormisdas

Blessed William of Altavilla

Blessed Octavian of Savona

Blessed Octavian of Savona was born in 1060 AD at Quingey, diocese of Besancon, France and was the brother of Pope Saint Callistus II.

He was educated by Benedictines and became a Benedictine monk at Saint Peter’s abbey at Pavia, Italy. He, later on, became the Bishop of Savona, Italy in 1129 AD.

He died of natural causes in 1132 AD and was beatified through a cultus confirmation by Pope Pius VI in 1793 AD

Martyrs of Cardeña

The Martyrs of Cardeña are the two hundred Benedictine monks at the Saint Peter of Cardegna monastery, Burgos, Spain. They were martyred by invading Saracens in the 8th century.

After they met their death they were buried in a nearby churchyard in Burgos, Spain by local Christians.

They were beatified through a cultus confirmation by Pope Clement VIII in 1603 AD.

Blessed Goderanno

Blessed Goderanno was a Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Cluny. He became the Abbot of Maillezais Abbey and later on the Bishop of Saintes, France.

He died of natural causes on August 6 1074.

Saint Stephen of Cardeña

Saint Stephen of Cardeña was a monk and Abbot of the Castilian monastery of Cardeña in the archdiocese of Burgos, Spain. He led over 200 brother monks and were martyred by invading Saracens in 872 AD.

Saint James the Syrian

Saint James the Syrian was a Monk at Amida (Diarbekir), Mesopotamia who was known for his great austerities and miracle work. In 500 AD he died of natural causes.

Saint Hardulf of Breedon

Saint Hardulf of Breedon was a hermit in Breedon, Leicestershire, England. who died in the 7th century.

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. 

• Blessed Saturnino Ortega Montealegre
• Blessed Juan Silverio Pérez Ruano
• Blessed José María Recalde Magúregui
• Blessed José González Ramos Campos
• Blessed Andrés Soto Carrera
• Blessed Alejandro Casare Menéndez

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Cremete
  • Matthew Bascio
  • Giovanna di Savoia
  • Winthir von Neuhausen
  • Glisente of Valcamonica
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 6 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 6 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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