Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for February 17

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on February 17 every year.

👉 Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

Blessed Edvige Carboni

Blessed Luke Belludi

Saint Alexis Falconieri

Blessed Isabel Sánchez Romero

Blessed Martí Tarrés Puigpelat

Saint Silvinus of Auchy

Saint Fintán of Clonenagh

Saint Flavian of Constantinople

Saint Mesrop the Teacher

Saint Finan of Iona

Saint Petrus Yu Chong-nyul

Saint Bartholomew degli Amidei

Blessed Constabilis of Cava

Blessed Elisabetta Sanna

Saint Benedict dell’Antella

Saint John Buonagiunta Monetti

Blessed Antoni Leszczewicz

Saint Hugh dei Lippi-Uguccioni

Saint Gherardino Sostegni

St. Gherardino Sostegni was also known as Gherardino Sostenes, Gherardino Sostegno or Gerardino. He was one of the Seven Founders of the Servants of Mary. He led the Servite province of Umbria, Italy from 1260 until his death, and brought the Servite Order to Germany. Pope Leo XIII canonized him in 1887.

Saint Loman of Trim

St. Loman of Trim was also known as Loman mac Dalláin, Lommán or Luman. He was the son of Tigris and nephew of St. Patrick. He evangelized Ireland with Patrick, and converted St. Fortchern of Trim and his family, including the pagan chieftain Fedelmid, to the faith. He later became a bishop of Trim, Meath, Ireland. in 450AD he died of natural causes. He is the patron of Trim, Ireland.

Saint Bonosus of Trier

St. Bonosus of Trier was also known as Bonosio or Bonoso. He was a priest. In 353AD he was imprisoned for supporting his bishop, St. Paulinus, and orthodox Christianity in the face of Arians. He later became bishop of Trier, Gaul (in modern Germany) in 358 and continued to fight Arianism. In 373AD, he died of natural causes and his relics were enshrined in the church of San Paolino in Trier.

Saint Benedict of Cagliari

St. Benedict of Cagliari was also known as Benedict of Dolia. He was a Benedictine monk at Cagliari, Sardinia. He became the bishop of Dolia, Sardinia for five years. Shortly before his death he resigned his seat, and spent his last days as a prayerful recluse at the basilica abbey. In 1112AD, he died at St. Saturninus Basilica monastery, Cagliari, Sardinia.

Saint Guevrock

St. Guevrock was also known as Gueroc, Guevroc, Guirec, Guivrok, Keric, Kerric or Kirecq. He was a sixth century Briton, friend and travelling companion of St Tudwal. An abbot at Loc-Kirec, Brittany. He also assisted bishop St. Paul of LĂ©on.

Saint Fortchern of Trim

St. Fortchern of Trim was also known as Forkernus. He was the the son of a pagan chieftain and was converted to Christianity by St. Loman of Trim. He was a sixth century bishop of Trim, Ireland and later a hermit. He is the patron for bell-founders and represents bishops standing amidst bell-founders.

Saint Julian of Caesarea

St. Julian of Caesarea was a catechumen at Caesarea, Palestine. He was arrested for venerating the martyred St. Elias and companions. By order of Firmilian, governor of Palestine he was martyred by been burned to death in 309 at Caesarea, Palestine.

Saint Theodulus of Caesarea

St. Theodulus of Caesarea was a member of the household of the governor of Palestine. When the governor learned of Theodulus’s Christianity, he ordered his execution. He died as a martyr after been crucified in 309 at Caesarea, Palestine.

Saint Silvinus of Cremona

St. Silvinus of Cremona was born in Cremono, Italy and was also known as Silvano, Silvanus, Silvin or Silvino. He was a mid-eighth century bishop of Cremona, Italy, serving for 39 years. He died in 773.

Saint Donatus the Martyr

St. Donatus the Martyr was among a group of over 80 Christians martyred together during the persecutions of Diocletian. In 304 at Porto Gruaro, near Venice, Italy he died.

Saint Secundian the Martyr

St. Secundian the Martyr was among a group of over 80 Christians martyred together during the persecutions of Diocletian. In 304 at Porto Gruaro, near Venice, Italy he died.

Saint Evermod of Ratzeburg

St. Evermod of Ratzeburg was a priest and evangelized with St. Norbert. He was an abbot of Gottesgnaden and Magdeburg. He later became a bishop of Ratzeburg, Germany and died in 1178 due to natural causes.

Saint Romulus the Martyr

St. Romulus the Martyr was among a group of over 80 Christians who were martyred together during the persecutions of Diocletian. He died in 304 at Porto Gruaro, near Venice, Italy.

Saint Habet-Deus

St. Habet-Deus was a bishop of Luna, Tuscany, an Italian city which exists now only in ruins. He was martyred by Arian Vandals and died in 500AD.

Saint Polychronius of Babylon

St. Polychronius of Babylon was a bishop of Babylon and a martyr.

Saint Faustinus the Martyr

St. Faustinus the Martyr was the only one out of a group of 45 Christian martyrs whose name has come down to us.

Saint Lupiano

St. Lupiano was baptized by St. Hilary of Poitiers 360AD, and died within the same week. St. Gregory of Tours wrote about him.

List of Saints Whose Feast Day is February 17 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is February 17 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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