Saint of the Day for December 3

Today is Tuesday, June 6, 2023

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 3 every year.

👉 Memorial of Saint Francis Xavier, Priest

Blessed Ladislao Bukowinski

Blessed Johann Nepomuk von Tschiderer

Saint Emma of Bremen

Blessed Jan Franciszek Macha

Saint Lucius

Saint Birinus of Dorchester

Saint Cassian of Tangiers

Saint Theodulus of Edessa

Saint Claudius the Martyr

Saint Hilaria the Martyr

Blessed Edward Coleman

Zephaniah the Prophet

Saint Maurus the Martyr

Saint Jason the Martyr

Saint Veranus

Saint Attalia

St Attalia, also known as Attala, was born in 697 AD and died of natural causes in 741 AD.

She was a niece of St Odilia of Alsace, a Benedictine nun and abbess of St Stephen’s Convent, Strasbourg, France.

Saint Anthemius

St Anthemius was martyred by Spanish Saracens. He was an eighth-century bishop of Poitiers, France, and evangelized the Saintonge region.

He accompanied Charlemagne to Spain where he was martyred.

Saint Abbo of Auxerre

St Abbo of Auxerre was a monk and abbot at Saint Germain monastery in Auxerre, France. Bishop of Auxerre in 857 AD.

Resigned the see in 859 AD to return to the life of a monk. He later died of natural causes in 860 AD.

Saint Eloque

St Eloque, also known as Eloquius, died of natural causes in 666 AD. He was a Benedictine monk in Lagny, France.

He was a spiritual student of St Fursey of Peronne and also an abbot of the Lagny monastery.

Blessed Bernard of Toulouse

Blessed Bernard of Toulouse was tortured and sawn in half in 1320 AD by Albigensians Dominican friar.

He was a martyr and also Opposed Albigensianism.

Saint Theodore of Alexandria

St Theodore of Alexandria was a Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt, and also a martyr.

He was beheaded in 609 AD in Alexandria, Egypt

Saint Lucy the Chaste

St Lucy the Chaste was born in France and died in 1429 AD in Spain. She was a Dominican tertiary and also a spiritual student of St Vincent Ferrer.

Saint Ethernan

St Ethernan was born in Scotland. He was consecrated in Ireland as a bishop and he returned home to evangelize Scotland.

Saint Crispin of Africa

St Crispin of Africa also known as Crispinus was martyred in North Africa.

Saint Agricola of Pannonia

Saint Agricola of Pannonia was a monk who died in Pannonia (in modern Hungary) but the date is unknown.

Saint Claudius of Africa

St Claudius of Africa was martyred in North Africa.

Saint Abran

St Abran was born in Irish and lived as a hermit beside the river Marne in France.

Saint Stephen of Africa

St Stephen of Africa was martyred in North Africa.

Saint Magina of Africa

St Magina of Africa was martyred in North Africa.

Saint John of Africa

St John of Africa was martyred in North Africa.

Saint Seleucus

St Seleucus was a martyr.

Saint Agapius

St Agapius was a martyr

Saint Mamas

St Mamas was a martyr

Martyrs of Nicomedia

Martyrs of Nicomedia were Christians who were martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian in 303 AD in Nicomedia, Bithynia (modern Izmit, Turkey).

Their names are;

  • Ambicus
  • Julius
  • Victor

Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War

These are the names of some of the thousands of people who were murdered from 1934 to 1939, during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War. 

Their names are;

  • Blessed Valeriano RodrĂ­guez GarcĂ­a
  • Blessed Marcos GarcĂ­a RodrĂ­guez
  • Blessed Manuel Santiago y Santiago
  • Blessed Julián Heredia Zubia
  • Blessed Juan Bautista Ferris Llopis
  • Blessed Francisco Fernández Escosura
  • Blessed Francisco Delgado González
  • Blessed Alvaro González LĂłpez

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