Monday, December 5, 2022

Saint of the Day for December 7

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 7 every year.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Saint John the Silent

Saint Mary Joseph Rosello

Saint Sabino of Spoleto

Saint Burgundofara

Saint Charles Garnier

Saint Athenodorus of Mesopotamia

Saint Antonius of Siya

St Antonius of Siya was born in Archangel, Russia and died 1556 AD. He got married to the daughter of his employer, a wealthy merchant. He moved to Novgorod with the business. Widower. Additionally he was a monk in Kensk and also a hermit in the forest around the White Sea. His reputation for holiness attracted disciples, and the Prince of Moscow built a monastery for them. In his later years, Antonius tried to retire to live as a hermit again, but his brother monks followed him.

Blessed Humbert of Clairvaux

Blessed Humbert of Clairvaux died in 1148 AD. He was a Benedictine monk at Chaise-Deux and also a monk at Clairvaux Abbey in 1117. Prior at Clairvaux, He was appointed by St Bernard. He was an abbot at Igny, France in 1127. Humbert tried to return to Clairvaux, but was ordered back to Igny by Bernard under pain of monastic excommunication. Bernard delivered a touching homily at Humbert’s funeral Mass.

Saint Agatho of Alexandria

St Agatho of Alexandria was martyred in 250 AD in Alexandria, Egypt. He was a soldier in Alexandria, Egypt and also a martyr. When he prevented a mob of pagans from desecrating the bodies of Christian martyrs killed in the persecutions of Decius, the mob dragged him to court where he confessed to being a Christian himself.

Saint Servus the Martyr

St Servus the Martyr was an African born to the nobility. A layman, he was tortured and murdered in the persecutions of the Arian Vandal King Hunneric for adhering to orthodox Christianity. He was beaten and then dragged over stones until dead in 484 AD in North Africa.

Saint Buithe of Monasterboice

St Buithe of Monasterboice was also known as Buithe mac Bronach or Boethius, Buite. He was born in Scotland and died in 521 AD. He was a pilgrim to Rome who studied in Italy, then returned to Scotland to work as a missionary to the Picts.

Saint Nilus of Stolbensk

St Nilus of Stolbensk died of natural cause in 1554 AD. He was a spiritual student of St Sabas of Pskov and also a hermit in the forests in the Tver region. He attracted so many would be students that he moved to a deserted island in Lake Seliguer.

Saint Victor of Piacenza

St Victor of Piacenza died of natural cause in 375 AD. He was the first bishop of Piacenza, Italy, a flock he served for over 50 years. Additionally he was a staunch opponent of Arianism and also attended the Council of Sardica.

Saint Geretrannus of Bayeux

St Geretrannus of Bayeux was a sixth century bishop of Bayeux, France.

Saint Diuma

St Diuma was born in Ireland and died 658 AD. He was a missionary and evangelizing bishop in Mercia, England. The modern town of Peterborough, England, grew up around a monastery he founded.

Saint Martin of Saujon

St Martin of Saujon died in 400AD. He was a spiritual student of St Martin of Tours and a founder of the monastery of Saujon, France.

Saint Anianas of Chartres

St Anianas of Chartres was also known as Agnan of Chartres. He was a fifth century bishop of Chartres, France.

Saint Urban of Teano

St Urban of Teano died in 356 AD as bishop of Teano, Campania, Italy.

Saint Polycarp of Antioch

St Polycarp of Antioch was martyred in Antioch.

Saint Theodore of Antioch

St Theodore of Antioch was martyred in Antioch.

List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 7 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is December 7 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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