Saint of the Day for December 8

Today is Saturday, January 28, 2023

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 8 every year.

👉 Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint Noel Chabanel

Saint Narcisa de Jesús Martillo-Morán

Saint Eucharius of Trier

Saint Romaric of Remiremont

Pope Saint Eutychian

Blessed Alojzy Liguda

Saint Thibaud de Marly

Saint Patapius of Constantinople

Blessed Johanna of Cáceres

Benedictine Cistercian was born in 14th century Spain. She was a nun the convent of St Benedict at Cáceres, western Spain when still very young, she spent almost her entire life in the convent.

Additionally she was also an abbess. She was murdered in front of the convent chapal altar by marauding soldiers on December 8 1383 AD in Cáceres, Spain.

Saint Gunthildis of Ohrdruf

St Gunthildis of Ohrdruf was also known as Cunihilt, Cynehild, Cynehildis or Gunthild.

She was a nun born at Wimborne, England and died in 748 AD. At the request of Saint Boniface, she travelled to Germany to become abbess of a convent in Thuringia.

She was an inspector of all the schools that had been established in Germany by English nuns.

Saint Casari of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon

St Casari of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, also known Cazarie or Gosaria, died of natural in 586 AD.

She was a hermitess in the area of Avignon, France near where the Abbey Saint-André-de-Villeneuve was founded. Her relics are in the Abbey Saint-André-de-Villeneuve.

Blessed José María Zabal Blasco

Blessed José María Zabal Blasco was born on March 19 1898 in Valencia, Spain and died on December 8 1936 in Picadero de Paterna, Valencia, Spain.

He was a married layman in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain and also martyred in the Spanish Civil War. Pope John Paul II beatified him on March 11 2001.

Blessed Iacobus Gwon Sang-yeon

Blessed Iacobus Gwon Sang-yeon was born in 1751 in Jinsan, Jeolla-do, South Korea and died on December 8 1791 in Jeonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea.

He was a layman martyr in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Pope Francis beatified him on August 15 2014.

Blessed Paulus Yun Ji-chung

Blessed Paulus Yun Ji-chung was born in 1759 in Jinsan, Jeolla-do, South Korea and died on December 8 1791 in Jeonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea.

He was a layman martyr in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Pope Francis beatified him on August 15 2014.

Saint Macarius of Alexandria

St Macarius of Alexandria was a martyr and he was burned alive in Alexandria, Egypt mid-3rd century.

During the persecutions of Decius he was dragged before a judge who tried to reason him into rejecting Christianty unfortunately it didn’t work.

Saint Sofronius of Cyprus

St Sofronius of Cyprus may have been a 6th-century bishop in Cyprus, but the records of the period are all lost and all we know for certain is that his name has remained on the calendar.

Saint Anthusa of Africa

St Anthusa of Africa was burned alive in the late 5th century.

He was martyred in the persecutions of the Arian Vandal king Hunneric.

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