Thursday, June 24, 2021

Saint of the Day for February 16

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on February 16 every year.

Saint Julian of Egypt

Saint Faustinus of Brescia

Blessed Bernard Scammacca

Saint Juliana of Nicomedia

Saint Maruta

Blessed Nicola Paglia

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Blessed Joseph Allamano

Saint Tetradius of Bourges

Blessed Filippa Mareri

Saint Simeon of Metz

St. Simeon of Metz has an additional Memorial on 25th October (translation of relics). He was a fourth century bishop of Metz, France. He was buried in the church San Clément aux Arènes and his relics were transferred to the Benedictine of St. Peter in Senones 770AD.

Saint Pamphilus of Cilicia

St. Pamphilus of Cilicia was also known as Pamphilus of Caesarea. He was a bishop. In the mines of Cilicia, he was imprisoned and sentenced for two years. He died as a martyr in 309 in Cilicia, Asia Minor (in modern Turkey).

Saint Faustinus of Brescia

St. Faustinus of Brescia was a bishop of Brescia, Italy in 360AD. Legend says that he was a relative of St. Faustinus and St. Jovita, and we know that he researched and wrote their Acts. He died in 381.

Saint John III of Constantinople

St. John III of Constantinople was a patriarch of Constantinople in 565. He established regulations that became the code of laws known as the “Nomocanon”. He died in 577.

Blessed Archinrico of Montmajour

Blessed Archinrico of Montmajour was a monk and an abbot in the late 10th and early 11th centuries. He is mentioned in some documents, but little about the man is known.

Saint Aganus of Airola

St. Aganus of Airola was born in 1050. He was a Benedictine monk and an abbot of St. Gabriel’s monastery at Airola, Campania, Italy. In 1100 he died of natural causes.

Saint Onesimus of Ephesus

St. Onesimus of Ephesus was a priest and a bishop of Ephesus. He supported St. Ignatius of Antioch.

Saint Juliana of Campania

St. Juliana of Campania was a martyr.

Martyrs of Cilicia

The martyrs of Cilicia were a group of Christians who ministered to other Christians who were condemned to work the mines of Cilicia in the persecutions of Maximus. They died in 309 in Cilicia, Asia Minor (in modern Turkey).

These were arrested, tortured and martryed by order of the governor Firmilian.

  • Samuel
  • Jeremy
  • Isaias
  • Elias
  • Daniel

This group also includes the three known have been sentenced to the mines

  • Paul of Jamnia
  • Pamphilus
  • Valens of Jerusalem

These other ones were exposed as Christians as a result of these murders

  • Theodule the Servant
  • Seleucius of Caesarea
  • Porphyrius of Caesarea
  • Julian of Cappadocia

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Saint Paul Shipwrecked
  • Pamphilus of Caesarea
  • Mariano Arciero
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is February 16 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is February 16 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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