This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on December 9 every year.
Saint Peter Fourier
Blessed Liborius Wagner
Blessed Clara Isabella Fornari
Saint Nectarius of Auvergne
Saint Leocadia of Toledo
Saint Budoc of Brittany
Saint Syrus of Pavia
Saint Valeria of Limoges
Saint Auditor of Saint-Nectaire
Saint Proculus of Verona
St Proculus of Verona died if natural cause in 320 AD at Verona, Italy. He was a bishop of Verona, Italy. Additionally he made the public confession of his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian, for which he he was harassed, beaten and run out of town. He eventually returned to resume leadership of his flock.
Saint Ethelgiva of Shaftesbury
St Ethelgiva of Shaftesbury, also known as AEthelgifu of Shaftesbury, died in 896 AD. She was a princess, the daughter of King Alfred the Great and also a nun. With her father’s help, she founded and served as first abbess of Shaftesbury Abbey in Dorset, England.
Saint Cyprian of Périgueux
St Cyprian of Périgueux died of natural cause in 586 AD. He was a sixth century monk at Périgueux, France. In late life he became a hermit on the banks of the River Dordogne. St Gregory of Tours wrote a biography of him.
Saint Balda of Jouarre
St Balda of Jouarre was a late 7th century abbess in Jouarre Abbey, diocese of Meaux, France. His relics are in the abbey church at Nesle-la-Reposte, diocese of Troyes, France.
Saint Caesar of Korone
St Caesar of Korone was a bishop in the first century convert. His was a spiritual student of St Paul the Apostle and also one of the 72 disciples sent out to spread the faith at the beginning of the Church.
Saint Wulfric of Holme
Saint Wulfric of Holme, also known as Wolfeius of Holme, died in 1000 AD. He was a hermit at saint Benet Hulme in Norfolk, England.
St Cephas was a first century convert. He was a spiritual student of Saint Paul the Apostle and also one of the 72 disciples sent out to spread the faith at the beginning of the Church.
Saint Julian of Apamea
Saint Julian of Apamea was a third century bishop of Apamea, Syria. Additionally, he worked against the Montanist and Kata-Phrygian heresies.
Blessed Mercedarian Fathers
Blessed Mercedarian Fathers are the ten Mercedarian friars celebrated for their holiness
• Arnaldo de Querol • Berengario Pic • Bernardo de Collotorto • Domenico de Ripparia • Giovanni de Mora • Guglielmo Pagesi • Lorenzo da Lorca • Pietro Serra • Raimondo Binezes • Sancio de Vaillo •
Martyrs of North Africa
Martyrs of North Africa were the twenty-four Christians murdered together in North Africa for their faith. The only details to survive are four of their names – Bassian, Peter, Primitivus and Successus.
Martyrs of Samosata
Martyrs of Samosata were seven martyrs crucified in 297 in Samosata (an area of modern Turkey) were they died for refusing to perform a pagan rite in celebration of the victory of Emperor Maximian over the Persians. They are – Abibus, Hipparchus, James, Lollian, Paragnus, Philotheus and Romanus.
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 Recaredo de Los Ríos Fabregat
- Blessed María Pilar Nalda Franco
- Blessed Julián Rodríguez Sánchez
- Blessed Josep Lluís Carrera Comas
- Blessed Josefa Laborra Goyeneche
- Blessed José Giménez López
- Blessed José Ferrer Esteve
- Blessed Isidora Izquierdo García
- Blessed Estefanía Irisarri Irigaray
- Blessed Dolores Broseta Bonet
- Blessed Carmen Rodríguez Banazal
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Bernhard Mariea Silvestrelli
- Michaela Andrusikiewicz
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