Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for December 10

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 10 every year.

👉 Our Lady of Loreto

Saint John Roberts

Blessed MarĂ­a Emilia Riquelme y Zayas

Saint Eustace White

Blessed Giuseppe Antonio Migliavacca

Pope Saint Gregory III

Saint Eulalia of Merida

Saint Polydore Plasden

Saint Angelina of Serbia

Saint Swithun Wells

Saint Edmund Gennings

Pope Saint Miltiades

Blessed Brian Lacey

Blessed Thomas Somers

Blessed Bruno of Rommersdorf

Blessed Marco Antonio Durando

Blessed John Mason

Saint Mercury of Lentini

St Mercury of Lentini was also known as Mercury of Leontium or Mercurius of… . He was beheaded in Lentini, Sicily, Italy. Additionally, he was also an officer in the imperial Roman army where he led a group of soldiers escorting Christian prisoners to trial during the persecutions of emperor Licinius and governor Tertyllus. Through him Mercurius and many of his men were converted to the faith by the prisoners while on the road, and were martyred with them.

Saint Thomas of Farfa

St Thomas of Farfa was born at Maurienne, Savoy, France and died of natural cause in 720 AD. He was a Benedictine monk and pilgrim to the Holy Lan Lived as a hermit near Farfa Abbey, Italy. He was riend of the duke of Spoleto, Italy. Restored Farfa Abbey with the financial aid of the duke. and also an abbot.

Holy House of Loreto

Holy House of LoretoThe has been one of the famous shrines of the Blessed Virgin since the 13th century. The feast is so named from the tradition that the house where the Holy Family lived in Nazareth, was transported by angels to the city of Loreto, Italy. The Holy House is now encased by a basilica.

Saint Gemellus of Ancyra

St Gemellus of Ancyra was also known as Gemellus of Edessa or Gemellus of Paphlagonia. He was crucified in 362 at Ancyra, Galatia (Asia Minor) and martyred in the persecutions of Julian the Apostate.

Blessed Fulgentius of Afflighem

Blessed Fulgentius of Afflighem was born latter Benedictine monk at the monastery of Saint Airy in Verdun, France. When the monastery, was dissolved due to political conflicts, Fulgentius became monk and then abbot of the monastery of Afflighem, Belgium.

Blessed Sidney Hodgson

Blessed Sidney Hodgson was an English born Layman. He was a convert and was martyred for assisting priests during a period of English history when Catholicism was outlawed. He was hanged , drawn, and quartered on 10 December 1591 at Tyburn, London, England. He was beatified on 15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI.

Saint Caesarius of Epidamnus

St Caesarius of Epidamnus was also known as Caesarius of Durazzo, Caesarius of Durrës, Caesarius of Dyrrachium or Cesare. He was among the 72 disciples of Christ described in Acts and he was a bishop of Epidamnus (modern Durrës, Albania) also a Martyr.

Blessed Albert of Sassovivo

Blessed Albert of Sassovivo was born to the nobility, the son of Count Gualterio of Sassovivo, Foligno, Umbria, Italy who gave land to Blessed Mainard the land to build the Benedictine Holy Cross Abbey. Albert became a monk and later abbot there. He died of natural cause in 1012 AD.

Blessed Sebastian Montanol

Blessed Sebastian Montanol was a Spanish born Dominican missionary to Zacateca, Mexico. Some natives treated the Eucharist with disrespect, Sebastian chastised them and there after they murdered him in 1616 AD in Zacateca, Mexico.

Saint Sindulf of Vienne

St Sindulf of Vienne was also known as Dreiuls, Sindolf, Sindulfe, Sindulfus, Sindulphe, Sindulphus or Syndulphe. He was a Bishop of Vienne, France and died in 669 AD. Additionally, he attended councils in 625 and 630 and also encouraged the monastic life in his diocese.

Blessed Guglielmo de Carraria

Blessed Guglielmo de Carraria was also known as William of Carraria. He was a soldier and a Mercedarian knight at the convent of Santa Maria d’Esteron in Menorca, Spain. He was noted for his austere lifestyle and personal piety.

Saint Carpophorus

St Carpophorus was also known as Carpoforo. He was a priest and was martyred 300 AD at Spoleto, Italy or Seville, Spain (records vary) in the persecutions of Diocletian. Additionaly he was a patronage in Arona, Italy.

Saint Guitmarus

St Guitmarus was also known as Guimar, Guimare, Guimer, Guitmaire, Guitmar, Guitmer, Vitmar, Vitmarus, Widmar, Widmer, Witmaire, Witmar or Witmer. He was a abbot at St-Riquier Abbey, Normandy, France. He died in 765 AD.

Saint Florentius of Carracedo

St Florentius of Carracedo died of natural cause in 1156 AD. He was a Benedictine monk, abbot of the house at Carracedo, Leon, Spain and was greatly esteemed by King Alphonsus VII.

Saint Deusdedit of Brescia

St Deusdedit of Brescia died as a Bishop of Brescia, Italy in 700 AD. He played a leading role in the councils convened against the Monothelite heresies.

Saint Abundius

St Abundius, also known as Abundantius, was martyred in 300 AD at Spoleto, Italy or Seville, Spain (records vary) in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Maurus of Rome

St Maurus of Rome died as Child martyr in Via Salaria, Rome, Italy. He was celebrated by Pope Damasus.

Saint Julia of Merida

St Julia of Merida died 304 AD at Merida, Spain. She was martyred with St Eulalia of Merida in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Hildemar of Beauvais

St Hildemar of Beauvais died 844 AD. He was a Benedictine monk at Corbie Abbey and also a bishop of Beauvais, France in 821.

Saint Lucerius

St Lucerius died of natural cause in 740 AD. He was a Benedictine monk at Farfa, Italy and also an abbot of the house at Maurienne, France.

Saint Valeria

St Valeria was a was Roman martyr whose cultus was very popular in France during the time of St Eligius.

Martyrs of Alexandria

Martyrs of Alexandria was a group of Christians murdered by being beheaded in 312 AD at Alexandria, Egypt for their faith in the persecutions of Galerius Maximian. 

  • Eugraphus
  • Hermogenes
  • Mennas

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 Gonzalo Viñes Masip
  • Blessed EmĂ©rico MartĂ­n Rubio
  • Blessed Antonio MartĂ­n Hernández
  • Blessed AgustĂ­n GarcĂ­a Calvo

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Luca di Melicucc`
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 10 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 10 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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