Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for February 26

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on February 26 every year.

Saint Victor the Hermit

Saint Paula of Saint Joseph of Calasanz

Blessed Robert Drury

Blessed Martino Martini

Saint Alexander of Alexandria

Blessed Piedad de la Cruz Ortiz Real

Saint Porphyrius of Gaza

Blessed Adalbert of Tegernsee

Blessed Ottokar of Tegernsee

Blessed Arnold of Stromberg

Blessed Michela Ranzi of Vercelli

Blessed Ulrik of Obermarchtal

Blessed Leo of Saint-Bertin

Saint Faustinian of Bologna

Saint Agricola of Nevers

Saint Flavianus of Como

Saint Irene

Saint Irene born in 470 was raised a pagan. At about 14 years of age, she witnessed a mob abusing Saint Porphyrius for his faith. The violence sickened her and consequently came to his rescue causing enough trouble that the pagans left him alone. He recovered and brought her to Christianity. In 490 she died of natural causes.

Blessed Mechthild of Sponheim

Blessed Mechthild of Sponheim also known as Mathildis, Matilda or Mechtildis was born in the area of modern Germany. She was an anchoress in the German cities of Mainz and Sponheim. She died on 26th February 1154 in Sponheim, Germany of natural causes.

Saint Dionysius of Augsburg

Saint Dionysius of Augsburg may have been the uncle of Saint Afra of Augsburg and the first bishop of Augsburg, Germany. They were both baptized into the faith and later he was consecrated as bishop by Saint Narcissus of Gerona. He was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian in 303.

Saint Servulus of Verona

Saint Servulus of Verona also known as Servolo was an early bishop of Verona, Italy. In 1961 the martyrology of the diocese of Verona was revised, and this one was incorporated in a feast commemorating all the holy bishops of Verona

Saint Andrew of Florence

Saint Andrew of Florence was the bishop of Florence, Italy. He was so successful at evangelizing his diocese that he eliminated all paganism. He died in 407.

Saint Fortunatus

Saint Fortunatus was one of a group of 29 Christians martyred together.

Saint Felix

Saint Felix was one of a group of 29 Christians martyred together.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Our Lady of the Fields
  • Inger
  • Eutropia of Lentini
  • Edigna of Puch
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is February 26 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is February 26 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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