Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for December 20

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 20 every year.

Saint Dominic of Silos

Blessed Vincent Romano

Blessed Michal Piaszczynski

Blessed Lorenzo Company

Saint Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne

Blessed Peter de la Cadireta

Saint Hoger of Hamburg-Bremen

Saint Philogonius of Antioch

Saint Macarius of Arabia

St. Macarius of Arabia was a priest. With St. Eugene, he was scourged and exiled into the Arabian desert for his faith. When they were strong enough, the two returned to preach the faith some more. He was martyred in the persecutions of Julian the Apostate. He died after being stabbed with a sword in 362.

Blessed Peter Massalenus

Blessed Peter Massalenus was born in 1375 in Othoca, Sardinia. As a layman, Peter made several pilgrimages to the Holy Land. He was a Camaldolese Benedictine monk at San Michele di Murano, Venice, Italy in 1410. He was known for his gift of mystical contemplation. He died in 1453 in Venice, Italy.

Saint Eugene of Arabia

St. Eugene of Arabia was a priest. With St. Macarius, he was scourged and exiled into the Arabian desert for his faith. When they were strong enough, the two returned to preach the faith some more. He was martyred in the persecutions of Julian the Apostate. He died after being stabbed with a sword in 362.

Saint Attala of Strasbourg

St. Attala of Strasbourg was born in 687. She was the niece of St. Odilia of Alsace. She was a nun and an abbess at Strasbourg, France for 20 years. She was known for her piety, prudence and charity. She died in 741 due to natural causes.

Blessed John de Molina

Blessed John de Molina was a Mercedarian friar and commander of the convent of St. Lazarus, Zarragoza, Spain. He was noted for his personal piety, the austerity of his life and his gift of prophecy.

Saint Paul of Latra

St. Paul of Latra was also known as Paulus of Latrus. He was a 10th-century hermit in Greece. He was a spiritual teacher and director for many Eastern monks. He died in 956 due to natural causes.

Saint Ursicinus of Cahors

St. Ursicinus of Cahors was a monk, an abbot and a bishop of Cahors, France. St. Gregory of Tours mentions him in several writings. He died in 535AD due to natural causes.

Saint Dominic of Brescia

St. Dominic of Brescia was a bishop of Brescia, Italy. He died in 612AD. St. Charles Borromeo enshrined his relics.

Saint Malou of Hautvillers

St. Malou of Hautvillers was also known as Madeloup. He was a priest at Hautvillers, Marne, France.

Saint Liberatus of Rome

St. Liberatus of Rome was also known as Liberato. He was a martyr who was venerated in Rome.

Saint Julius of Gelduba

St. Julius of Gelduba was a martyr who died Priest at Hautvillers, Marne, France.

Saint Crescentius of Africa

St. Crescentius of Africa was a martyr.

Saint Bajulus of Rome

St. Bajulus of Rome was a martyr.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Freoch of Cloon
  • Flachanan
  • Daniel II of Serbia
  • Damian of Padua
  • Coren
  • Abraham of Bznunik
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 20 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 20 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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