Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for December 5

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 5 every year.

Saint Justinian

Saint Christina of Markyate

Blessed Philip Rinaldi

Saint Sabbas of Mar Saba

Blessed Jean-Baptiste Fouque

Blessed Niels Stenson

Saint John Almond

Saint Bassus of Nice

Saint Crispina

Blessed Bartholomew Fanti of Mantua

Saint Gerald of Braga

Saint Aper of Sens

Saint Dalmatius of Pavia

Blessed Giovanni Gradenigo

Saint Martiniano of Pecco

Saint Gerbold of Bayeux

Saint Pelinus of Confinium

Saint Bassus of Lucera

Saint Consolata of Genoa

St Consolata of Genoa was born while her parents were on pilgrimage to the Holy Lands near the Sea of Galilee. She was a nun in a nearby convent that had been built by her father. She later died in 1109 AD and her relics was taken to Genoa, Italy by Crusaders returning from the Holy Lands.

Saint Lucidus of Aquara

St Lucidus of Aquara, also known as Lucido, was a patronage at Aquara, Italy. He was a monk of St Peter’s Abbey near Aquara. He later died in 938 AD.

Saint Cawrdaf

St Cawrdaf, Also known as Caurdave, was born in Welsh and died of natural cause in 6th century of natural. He was a chieftain in Brecknock (in modern Wales) and Hereford (in modern England). Additionally, he was a abdicated and retired to a monastery under the leadership of St Illtyd.

Saint Basilissa of Øhren

St Basilissa of Øhren died as a benedictine nun in 780 AD. She was an abbess of Oehren (Herren; Horreum) Abbey, Trier, Germany.

Saint Cyrinus of Salerno

St Cyrinus of Salerno, also known as Cirino, was a martyr and also a bishop. After his death the relics enshrined in Salerno, Italy.

Saint Gratus

St Gratus was one of twelve Africans martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. He died in 302 AD at Thagura, Numidia, North Africa.

Saint Anastasius

St Anastasius was a martyr. During an early persecution of Christians, Anastasius publicly proclaimed his faith.

Saint Firminus of Verdun

St Firminus of Verdun was a sixth century bishop of Verdun, France.

Saint Abercius

St Abercius was a martyr.

Martyrs of Thagura

Martyrs of Thagura was a group of twelve African Christians who were martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. They died in 302 in Thagura, Numidia.

Their names are;

  • Crispin
  • Felix
  • Gratus
  • Juliua
  • Potamia

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 Vicente Jovaní Ávila
  • Blessed Joaquín Jovaní Marín
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 5 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 5 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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