This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 8 every year.
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 8 December 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 in 19 March 1898 in Valencia, Spain and died in 8 December 1936 in Picadero de Paterna, Valencia, Spain. He was married layman in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain and also martyred in the Spanish Civil War. PpopeJohn Paul II beatified him in 11 March 2001.
Blessed Iacobus Gwon Sang-yeon
Blessed Iacobus Gwon Sang-yeon was born in 1751 in Jinsan, Jeolla-do, South Korea and died in 8 December 1791 in Jeonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea. He was a layman martyr in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Pope Francis beatified him on 15 August 2014.
Blessed Paulus Yun Ji-chung
Blessed Paulus Yun Ji-chung was born in 1759 in Jinsan, Jeolla-do, South Korea and died in 8 December 1791 in Jeonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea. He was a layman martyr in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Pope Francis beatified him on 15 August 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 on 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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