Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for August 9

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on August 9 every year.

👉 Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr

Saint Maurilio of Rouen

Saint Nathy

Blessed Florentino Asensio Barroso

Saint Marianne Cope

Blessed Faustino Oteiza Segura

Saint Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola

Blessed John of Salerno

Blessed José María Garrigues Hernández

Blessed FlorentĂ­n Felipe Naya

Blessed Richard Bere

Blessed Narcís Sitjà Basté

Saints Firmus and Rusticus of Verona

Blessed Zbigniew Adam Strzalkowski

Blessed Claude Richard

Blessed Michal Tomaszek

Blessed John of Alvernia

Blessed Falco the Hermit

Saint Romanus Ostiarius

Saint Bandaridus of Soissons

Saint Phelim

Saint Numidicus of Carthage

St Numidicus of Carthage was a seminarian and one of a group of Christians killed in the persecutions of Decius.

Just before Numidicus died, Saint Cyprian of Carthage pulled him out of the fire and ordained him so that he may die as a priest. He was burned to death in 251 AD at the stake in Carthage, North Africa.

Saint Autor of Metz

St Autor of Metz was also known as Adinctor or Auteur. He was a fifth-century bishop of Metz, France. He died and his relics were translated to the Marmoutier Abbey in 830 AD.

Saint Amor of Franche-Comté

St Amor was also known as Amour. He is venerated in Franche-Comté, France. After death, his relics were enshrined at Saint-Amour in Burgundy, France.

Saint Stephen of Burgos

St Stephen of Burgos was a ninth-century Benedictine monk and Abbot in Burgos, Spain.

He was martyred together with 200 of his brother monks with swords, in 872 AD, by invading Muslims in Burgos, Spain.

Saint Rusticus of Sirmium

St Rusticus of Sirmium was a martyr who died in the 4th century in Sirmium, Pannonia in modern-day Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia.

Saint Domitian of Châlons

St Domitian was a fourth-century bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne, France.

Martyred Colombians of Barcelona

These are a group of Colombian members of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God who worked together in Spain. They were martyred together on August 9 1936, in Barcelona, Spain during the Spanish Civil War.

On October 25 1992, they were beatified by Pope John Paul II.

They are also celebrated in an additional Memorial on July 30 as one of the Martyred Hospitallers of Spain.

Their names are

• Blessed Rubén de Jesús López Aguilar
• Blessed Ramón Ramírez Zuluoga
• Blessed Luis Modesto Páez Perdomo
• Blessed Luis Ayala Niño
• Blessed José Velázquez Peláez
• Blessed Gabriel Maya Gutiérrez
• Blessed Alfonso Antonio Ramírez Salazar

Martyrs of Civitavecchia

The Martyrs of Civitavecchia are three Christians martyred together in 250 AD, near Civitavecchia, Italy during the persecutions of Decius. 

Their names are

  1. Marcellian
  2. Secundian
  3. Verian

Martyrs of Constantinople

The Martyrs of Constantinople are a group of ten Christians who were arrested, tortured and beheaded in Constantinople for defending an icon of Christ in defiance of orders from Emperor Leo the Isaurian.

The names of three of them are

  1. Julian
  2. Marcian
  3. Mary

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 NarcĂ­s SitjĂ  BastĂ©
  • Blessed Mateo Molinos Coloma
  • Blessed Julián Pozo Ruiz de Samaniego
  • Blessed Josep Maria Aragones Mateu
  • Blessed Josep Figuera Rey
  • Blessed JosĂ© MarĂ­a Garrigues Hernández
  • Blessed JosĂ© MarĂ­a Celaya Badiola
  • Blessed Joan VallĂ©s Anguera
  • Blessed Guillermo Plaza Hernández
  • Blessed Francisco LĂłpez-Gasco Fernández-Largo
  • Blessed FlorentĂ­n Felipe Naya
  • Blessed Faustino Oteiza Segura
  • Blessed Cayetano GimĂ©nez MartĂ­n
  • Blessed Antonio Mateo Salamero
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 9 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is August 9 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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