Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for December 23

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 23 every year.

👉 Saint John of Kanty, Priest

Saint Marguerite d’Youville

Saint Antonio of Saint Anne

Saint Dagobert II

Blessed Ivo of Chartres

Saint Servulus of Rome

Saint Thorlac Thorhallsson

Saint Nicolás Factor-Estaña

Blessed Hartmann of Brixen

Saint John Stone

Saint Joseph Cho Yun-ho

Blessed James Aymerich

Blessed James Aymerich was born in Barcelona, Spain. He was a Mercedarian friar and was elected Master General of the Mercedarians on 8th April, 1419. He improved convents in several cities, straightened out some financial and debt problems, and redeemed many slaves. He was an advisor to King Alfonso V, especially on spiritual matters. He died on 23rd December, 1428 due to natural causes.

Saint Migdonius of Rome

St. Migdonius of Rome has an additional Memorial on 28th December, as one of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia. He was a Christian imperial official in Rome, Italy. He refused to renounce his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian. He died as a martyr after drowning in Nicomedia, Bithynia (modern Izmit, Turkey) in 303.

Saint Mardonius of Rome

St. Mardonius of Rome has an additional memorial on the 28th of December as one of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia. He was a Christian imperial official in Rome, Italy. He refused to renounce his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian. He died as a martyr after drowning in Nicomedia, Bithynia (modern Izmit, Turkey) in 303.

Saint Frithbert of Hexham

St. Frithbert of Hexham was also known as Fridebert or Frithubeorht. He was a bishop of Hexham in England for 34 years. While Bishop Cynewulf was in prison, he administered the diocese of Lindisfarne. He died in 766 due to natural causes and his relics were re-discovered at Hexham in England in 1154.

Saint John Cirita

St. John Cirita was born in Spain. He was a benedictine monk and a hermit in Galacia, Spain. He was also a monk at Toronca, Portugal, which he helped turn into a Cistercian monastery. He authored the Rule of the Knights of Avis. He died in 1164AD due to natural causes.

Blessed Herman of Scheda

Blessed Herman of Scheda was born in Cologne in Germany. He converted from Jewish to Christianity. He was a Premonstratensian monk and an abbot of Scheda at the archdiocese of Cologne, Germany. He died in 1200AD due to natural causes.

Saint Mazota of Abernethy

St. Mazota of Abernethy was the leader of a group of 19 women who in the 8th century migrated from Ireland to Scotland to found a convent at Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland on the Tay.

Saint Vintila of Orensee

St. Vintila of Orensee was a benedictine monk and a hermit at Pugino, near Orense, in Spanish Galicia. He died in 890 at Pugino, Spanish Galacia.

Saint Besa of Egypt

St. Besa of Egypt was also known as Wissa. He was a fifth-century abbot in Egypt.

Saint Bincema

St. Bincema was a nun. She died as a martyr in the 3rd century in Sardinia in Italy.

Ten Martyrs of Crete

The ten martyrs of Crete were a group of ten Christians who died in 250 in the persecutions of Decius.

Their names are;

  • Zeticus
  • Theodulus
  • Saturninus
  • Gelasius
  • Evaristus
  • Euporus
  • Eunician
  • Cleomenes
  • Basilides
  • Agathopus

Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War

The martyrs of the Spanish Civil War were thousands of people who were murdered from 1934 to 1939, during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War. 

Their names are;

  • Blessed Pedro LuĂ­s y LuĂ­s
  • Blessed Miguel RodrĂ­guez González
  • Blessed Manuel GutiĂ©rrez Ceballos
  • Blessed JosĂ© MarĂ­a GarcĂ­a Tabar
  • Blessed Epifanio GĂłmez Alvaro
  • Blessed Enrique Izquierdo Palacios
  • Blessed Enrique Cañal GĂłmez
  • Blessed Eliseo Miguel Lagro
  • Blessed Eleuterio Marne Mansilla
  • Blessed Bernardino Irurzun OtermĂ­n

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Paolo Melendez Gonzalo
  • Abashade of Ethiopia
  • John of Novgorod
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 23 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 23 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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