This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 4 every year.
Blessed Adolph Kolping
Saint Anno II
Blessed Pietro Tecelano
Saint Giovanni Calabria
Saint Clement of Alexandria
Blessed Jerome de Angelis
Blessed Francis Galvez
Saint Bernardo degli Uberti
Saint Ada of Le Mans
Saint Adelmann of Beauvais
Saint John the Wonder Worke
Blessed Simon Yempo
Saint Heraclas of Alexandria
St Heraclas of Alexandria was born in Egyptian and later died of natural causes in 247 AD. He was a brother of St Plutarch of Alexandria, a spiritual student of Origen and also a patriarch of Alexandria in 231 AD. He succeeded in Origen as the head of the catechetical school at Alexandria, Egypt.
St Theophanes was tortured to death in 815 AD. He was a martyr and also an officer in the Byzantine imperial court of Leo the Armenian. He was arrested with three others officers for treason because they opposed Leo’s Iconoclasm. The other survived the torture and imprisonment and became monks, but Theophanes did not.
Saint Melitus of Pontus
St Melitus of Pontus, also known as Meletus or Meletius, died in 295 AD. He was a late 3rd-century bishop in Pontus (in modern Turkey); known as an eloquent speaker. He was frequently abused for his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian, but there are no records of him being a martyr.
St Bertoara died of natural cause in 614 AD at Notre-Dame-de Sales, Bourges, France. She was an abbess of the Columbanian house of Notre Dame de Sales, Bourges, France from 612 until her death.
Saint Felix of Bologna
St Felix of Bologna died of natural cause in 429 AD. He was a spiritual student of and deacon for St Ambrose of Milan and also a bishop of Bologna, Italy.
St Apro, also known as Apri, died in 7th century Lyons, Gaul (modern France). He was a priest and also a hermit.
Saint Cyran of Brenne
St Cyran of Brenne was a seventh century hermit in the forests of Brenne, France.
St Christianus was a martyr.
St Eraclius was a martyr.
St Prudens was a martyr.
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War
These are the names of some of the thousands of people were murdered from 1934 to 1939, during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War.
Their names are;
- Blessed Robustiano Mata Ubierna
- Blessed Jacinto García Chicote
- Blessed Francisco de la Vega González
- Blessed Ezequiel Álvaro de La Fuente
- Blessed Eulogio Álvarez López
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