Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Saint of the Day for December 22

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 22 every year.

Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

Blessed Jutta of Disibodenberg

Blessed Thomas Holland

Blessed Ottone of Toulouse

Saint Zeno of Nicomedia

Saint Flavian of Acquapendente

Saint Chaeremon of Nilopolis

Blessed Adam of Saxony

Saint Hunger of Utrecht

St. Hunger of Utrecht was also known as Hungerus Frisus. He was a priest and a bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands in 856. He fled to Roermond, then Deventer in the Netherlands, and finally Prum, Germany to escape the Norman invasio. He spent his last days in exile in Prum. He died in 866 at Prum, Germany due to natural causes.

Blessed Bertheid of Münster

Blessed Bertheid of Münster was raised in a pious family. Her brother became Bishop Hermann I of Münster, Germany. She was a nun and an abbess of Liebfrauenpfarrei which ran a school for girls born to the nobility. She died on 22nd December, 1042 in Münster, Germany

Saint Abban of New Ross

St. Abban of New Ross was born Irish. He was also known as Abhan, Evin, Ewin, Neville, Nevin or Stephen. He founded Ros-mic-treoin abbey (modern New Ross) and evangelized in the area of Wexford, Ireland. He died at Wexford, Ireland due to natural causes.

Saint Amaswinthus of Málaga

St. Amaswinthus of Málaga was also known as Amaswinthus of Silva. He was a monk and abbot for 42 years at Silva de Málaga at Andalusia, southern Spain. He died in 982.

Saint Honoratus of Toulouse

St. Honoratus of Toulouse was born in Spanish Navarre. He was also known as Onorato. He was a third century bishop of Toulouse, France. He was ordained by St. Firminus II.

Saint Athernaise of Fife

St. Athernaise of Fife was also known as Athernaise the Silent, Ethernascus or Ithernaisc. He was a confessor of the faith in Fife, Scotland.

Martyrs of Ostia

Martyrs of Ostia were a group of Christians martyred together. They died at Ostia in Italy.

Their names are;

  • Demetrius
  • Florus
  • Honoratus

Martyrs of Rhaitu

Martyrs of Rhaitu were 43 monks martyred by Blemmyes. They died in Raithu, Egypt on an unknown date.

Martyrs of Via Lavicana

The martyrs of Via Lavicana were a group of 30 Christians martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. They died in 303AD in Rome, Italy. They were buried between two bay trees on the Via Lavicana outside Rome.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Ernan the Younger
  • Eimhin of Rosglas
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 22 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 22 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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