Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for December 2

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 2 every year.

Saint Chromatius of Aquileia

Blessed John van Ruysbroeck

Blessed Rafal Chylinski

Blessed Maria Angela Astorch

Saint Bibiana

Blessed Ivan Sleziuk

Pope Saint Silverio

Saint Oderisius de Marsi

Our Lady of Liesse

Saint Athanasius of the Caves

Blessed Francisco del Valle Villar

Saint Nonnus of Edessa

St Nonnus of Edessa, also known as Nennos, Ninos, Nono or Nonnos, was a deacon and also a monk at the monastery of Tabenna in upper Egypt. It was through his prayers that St Pelagia, the Peniten, was converted to Christianity. Additionally he also attended the Council of Chalcedon in 451 AD.

Saint Avitus of Rouen

St Avitus of Rouen, also known as Avidien, Avit, Avitianus or Avitien, died of natura causes in 325 AD. He was a bishop of Rouen, France in the early 4th-century. He was able to signed and supported the decrees of the First Council of Arles in 314 AD. He was later interred in a crypt in the church of Saint-Gervais, Rouen, France.

Blessed Robert of Matallana

Blessed Robert of Matallana died of natural cause in 1185 AD. He was a Benedictine Cistercian monk of La Criste in Champagne, France and and an abbot at the Matallana monastery in Valladolid, Spain. He was a patronage against vermin.

Habakkuk the Prophet

Habakkuk the Prophet, also known as Avvakoum, Habacuc, He was a seventh century BC Old Testament prophet in Judea during the time of the captivity.

Blessed John Amero

Blessed John Amero was a dominican lay-brother at Baeza, Spain. He was noted for having only two interests in life which were to study and prayer. He was directed by his spiritual directors to take holy orders. He later died of natural causes in 1566 AD.

Saint Silvanus

St Silvanus, also known as Sylvanus, died of natural causes in 450 AD. He was a monk at Constantinople and also a bishop of Troas, Phrygia. He prohibited his priests from working in secular courts.

Saint Pimenio in Rome

St Pimenio in Rome, also known as, Pimen was buried in cemetery of Pontian, on Via Portuense, Rome, Italy. He was a priest and also a martyr.

Saint Pontian

St Pontian died in 259 AD at Rone, Italy. He was martyred with four unnamed in the persecutions of Emperor Valerian.

Saint Evasius of Brescia

St Evasius of Brescia was early, possibly first, bishop of Brescia, Italy.

Saint Lupus of Verona

St Lupus of Verona was a bishop of Verona, Italy.

Greek Martyrs of Rome

Greek Martyrs of Rome, also known as martyrs Groeci, were several Greek Christians martyred in the persecutions of Valerian. They died by various means between 254 and 259 in Rome, Italy and buried in the Callistus catacombs.

Their Names are;

  • Paulina
  • Neon
  • Maximus
  • Mary Martana
  • Marcellus
  • Hippolytus
  • Eusebius
  • Aurelia
  • Adria

Martyrs of Africa

Martyrs of Africa are the four Christians martyred in Africa in the persecutions of Arian Vandals.

Their Names are;

  • Januarius
  • Securus
  • Severus
  • Victorinus

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Stefan Uros of Serbia
  • Lucius of Chur
  • Jesse of Tsilkani
  • Blanche of Castile
  • Bernardin Palaj
  • Berengar Cantull
  • Aurelia of Alexandria
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 2 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 2 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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