This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 12 every year.
Saint Spyridon of Cyprus
Saint Finnian of Clonard
Blessed Ludwik Bartosik
Saint Vicelin of Oldenburg
Saint Edburga of Thanet
Pope Saint Callistus II
Saint Columba of Terryglass
Blessed James of Viterbo
Blessed Ida of Nivelles
Saint Corentius of Quimper
Saint Conrad of Offida
Saint Simon Phan Ðac Hòa
Blessed Bartholomew Buonpedoni
Blessed Bartholomew Buonpedoni was born in San Geminiano, Italy and died of natural cause in 1300 AD. He was a lay servant to the Benedictines in Pisa, Italy, Franciscan tertiary and was ordained at age 30. Additionally, he was a village priest at Peccioli, Italy. When he contracted leprosy he gave up parish work to spend his remaining twenty years ministering to the lepers of his region, assisted by his long-time friend Blessed Vivaldus.
Saint Gregory of Terracina
St Gregory of Terracina was a brother of St Speciosus and died of natural cause in 570 AD. He was a spiritual student of Saint Benedict of Nursia and also a Benedictine monk at Terracina, Italy. Pope Saint Gregory the Great wrote of him in his Dialogues.
Saint Agatha of Wimborne
St Agatha of Wimborne died of natural cause in 790 AD. She was Benedictine nun at Wimborne, England and also a spiritual student of Saint Lioba of Bischofsheim with whom she travelled to Germany to help in the missionary work of Saint Boniface.
Saint Colman of Clonard
St Colman of Clonard was also known as Colman moccu Thelduib or Colmanus. He died of natural cause in 8 February 654. He was also related to St Finnian of Clonard, a monk and an abbot of Clonard Abbey.
Blessed Martino Sanz
Blessed Martino Sanz was a Friar and then Commander of the Mercedarian convent of Santa Maria della Mercede Arguines in Spain.
Saint Donatus the Martyr
St Donatus the Martyr was martyred with 23 companions. He was forced into a swamp to die of cold and exhaustion but the date is still unknown.
St Abra, also known as Abre, was born in 342 AD and died of natural cause in 360. She was a daughter of Saint Hilary of Poitiers, a nun and she helped spread the faith around Poitiers, France.
St Cury, also known as Corentin, was born in Brittany, France and died of natural cause in 401 AD. He was a fourth-century missionary from Brittany to the Cornwall area of England.
St Synesius was a Lector and martyred in the persecutions of Aurelian. He was stabbed to death with a sword in 275 AD in Rome, Italy.
Saint Colman of Glendalough
St Colman of Glendalough was an abbot of Glendalough, Ireland and died in 659 AD.
St Hermogenes was martyred with 23 companions. He was forced into a swamp to die of cold and exhaustion.
St Cormac was a sixth century abbot in Ireland and also a friend of St Columba of Iona.
Martyrs of Alexandria
Martyrs of Alexandria were burned to death 250 AD in Alexandria, Egypt. They were a group of six Christians martyred for their faith during the persecutions of Decius. Very little is know outside their names – Alexander, Ammonaria, Dionysia, Epimachus and Mercuria.
Martyrs of Trier
Martyrs of Trier was a group of Christians murdered together for their faith in the persecutions of Decius. They died in 287 AD at Trier(in modern Germany).
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Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Therapon of Monzja
- Israele di Dorat
- Giovanni de Josa
- Bertrando de Mas
- Arnoldo Martin
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