Saint of the Day for December 17 2024

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This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is December 17 2024.

👉 Saint Lazarus of Bethany

Saint John of Matha

Saint Josep Manyanet y Vives

Saint Sturmi of Fulda

Saint Modestus of Jerusalem

Saint Judicaël

Saint Olympias of Constantinople

Saint Briarch of Bourbriac

Saint Begga of Andenne

St Begga of Andenne was born to the nobility, the daughter of St. Pepin of Landen, mayor of the palace, and St. Ida of Nivelles.

She was the sister of St Gertrude of Nivelles. She was married to Ansegilius, son of St. Arnulf of Metz.

She was the mother of Pepin of Herstal, founder of the Carolingian dynasty of rulers in France, in 635 AD, and of Martin of Laon.

On the death of her husband in 691 AD in a hunting accident, Begga took the veil, founded seven churches, and built a convent at Andenne on the Meuse River in France where she spent the rest of her days as an abbess. She died in 693 AD at Andenne on the Meuse River in France.

Blessed Matilde del Sagrado Corazón Téllez Robles

Blessed Matilde del Sagrado Corazón Téllez Robles was born on May 30 1841 in Robledillo de la Vera, Cáceres, Spain as Matilde Tellez Robles.

He was also known as Matilde of the Sacred Heart or Matilde Tellez Robles. He founded the Congregation of the Daughters of Mary, Mother of the Church. He died on December 17 1902 in Don Benito, Badajoz, Spain due to natural causes.

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II on March 21 2004.

Saint Wivina

St Wivina was born in 1103 AD in Oisy, Flanders, Belgium, and was also known as Vivina.

She received many offers of marriage but turned them all down. At age 23 she became a hermitess near Brussels, Belgium.

Her reputation soon attracted disciples. For them, she built a Benedictine convent of Grand-Brigard on land donated by Count Godfrey of Brabant, and served as its first abbess.

She died in 1170 AD at Grand-Brigard Abbey, Brabant, Belgium due to natural causes.

Saint Tydecho

St Tydecho was born in Welsh and was also known as Dudec, Thudec, Thudoc, Tudec, Tudes, or Tudoc.

He was the brother of St. Cadfan. He probably lived as a hermit. Several Welsh churches are named after him. He died in the 6th century AD.

Readings
By thy labours for Christ, O Father Tydecho, thou didst win the crown of eternal glory and didst light the way into the Ark of Salvation. Wherefore, O Saint, intercede for us that in following thee we may be found worthy of Christ’s great mercy. – troparion of St. Tydecho

Blessed Jose Mariano of the Angels

Blessed Jose Mariano of the Angels was born on November 24 1912 in Murcia, Spain.

He was also known as Father José Mariano of the Angels. He was a discalced Carmelite priest.

He was martyred in the Spanish Civil War. He died on December 17 1936 in Badalona, Barcelona, Spain. Pope Benedict XVI beatified him on October 28 2007.

Blessed Peter of Spain

Blessed Peter of Spain was a Mercedarian tertiary and knight.

He was known as a man of great learning and personal piety. He led a Christian army into Algiers to oppose the Saracens.

He died as a martyr after being cut into pieces near Trovandosi in Algeria in 1418 AD.

Saint Maxentiolus

St Maxentiolus was also known as Mezenceul. He was a disciple of St Martin of Tours and an abbot.

He was the founder of Our Lady of Cunault Abbey in France. He died in the 5th century.

Saint Yolanda

St Yolanda was the daughter of the Count of Vianden. She became a Dominican nun against the fierce opposition of her father.

She died in 1283 due to natural causes.

Martyrs of Eleutheropolis

Martyrs of Eleutheropolis were a group of approximately 60 Christian Soldiers who were murdered for their faith by invading Saracen Muslims during the imperial Roman army of emperor Heraclius.

They died in 638 AD in Eleutheropolis (Beit Jibrin), Palestine.

Their names are;

  • Zitas (2 with this name)
  • Thomas
  • Theodore (5 with this name)
  • Teopento
  • Teodosio
  • Stephen (2 with this name)
  • Photino
  • Philoxenus
  • Paulino
  • Paul (3 with this name)
  • Muselio
  • Marmises
  • Marino
  • John (10 with this name)
  • George (9 with this name)
  • Florian
  • Eugene
  • Epifanius
  • Conón
  • Ciriacus
  • Calaoicus
  • Abraham

Other Saints of the Day for December 17 2024

  • Cristoforo di Collesano

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