Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for January 1

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on January 1 every year.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Zygmunt Gorazdowski

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Zedislava Berka

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint William of Dijon

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Thaumastus of Mainz

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Telemachus

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Peter of Atroa

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Odilo of Cluny

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Joseph Mary Tomasi

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Gregory Nazianzen the Elder

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Fulgentius of Ruspe

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Frodobert of Troyes

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Fanchea of Rossory

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Euphrosyne of Alexandria

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Concordius of Tivoli

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Concordius of Spoleto

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Clarus of Vienne

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Buonfiglio Monaldi

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Basilius of Ancyra

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Baglan of Wales

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Valentin Paquay

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Renรฉ Lego

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Marian Konopinski

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Lojze Grozde

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Andrรฉs Gรณmez Sรกez

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Adalbero of Liรจge

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Jean-Baptiste Lego

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Hugolinus of Gualdo Cattaneo

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Eugendus of Condat

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Tyfrydog

St. Tyfrydog was born in Welsh and was also known as Tyvrydog. He was the son of Arwystli Glof ab Seithenyn. He served as a sixth-century monk on Bardsey Island, Wales and built a church in the village of Lladyfrydog, Wales. A standing stone nearby is said to be a man who stole the bible from that church and got turned into stone.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Theodotus

St. Theodotus died as a martyr after being beheaded.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Severino Gallo

St. Severino Gallo was born in France and received a doctorate from the University of Paris. He was a Mercedarian friar. While ransoming Christians enslaved by Muslims in North Africa, he was captured by a Muslim prince, and ordered to convert to Islam but he refused. He died as a martyr after being tortured then nailed to a pole and left to die from shock, trauma and blood loss in 1419 in Algiers, Algeria.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Sciath of Ardskeagh

St. Sciath of Ardskeagh was also known as Scรฉithe, Scethe, Scetthe or Skay. She has an additional Memorial on 6th September (translation of relics). Skay was the daughter of Meacher who descended from High-King Conor. She was a sixth-century nun associated with the church in Feart Scรฉithe (modern Ardskeagh), Buttevant, Ireland. In the 6th century, she died due to natural causes in Ireland. Her relics were translated to Tallaght, Ireland.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Peter of Temissis

St. Peter of Temissis was born in Pelopon, Greece. In a Muslim controlled area he was ordered to kiss the Koran and he refused. He died as a martyr after being hanged in 1776 in Temissis, Asia Minor (in modern Turkey).

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Colman Muillin of Derrykeighan

St. Colman Muillin of Derrykeighan was also known as Colman of Doire Caochรกin, Colman Moldendarius, Colman Miller or Colmanu. In the late 6th-century, he was a member of a gang of bandits who were brought to the faith by Colman Elo of Lynally. The name “miller” and its variants comes from his use of a mill as a place of worship.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Demet of Plozรฉvet

St. Demet of Plozรฉvet was also known as Demet of Plozeved, Demat, Dervel, Devet, Tevet, Zevet or one of the Breton Missionaries to Britain. He was a fourth-century hermit near Plozรฉvet, Brittany (in modern France) and a missionary to the British Isles.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Mydwyn

St. Mydwyn was born in the 2nd century in Britanny (part of modern France). He was also known as Meduin, Medwin or Medwy. King Saint Lucius sent him to Pope Saint Eleuterus to petition for missionaries to Britain and later he returned to work as a missionary himself. He died and was buried in Glastonbury, England.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Magnus the Martyr

St. Magnus the Martyr was a martyr.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Maelrhys

St. Maelrhys was born in the 6th century in Brittany (part of modern France). He lived on the isle of Bardsey. He was venerated in northern Wales where an ancient stone church is dedicated to him.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Justin of Chieti

St. Justin of Chieti was a bishop of Chieti, Italy. He died in 540AD. He is the patron for Chieti, Italy.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Fintan of Myshall

St. Fintan of Myshall was born in Ireland andwas also known as Fintan of Midhรญseal, Fintanus or Fiontan. He was the son of Eachaidh and Aighleann; brother of St. Colum of Myshall and the great-nephew of St. Colman of Cloyne. Churches are known to have been named after him, and he is listed in regional martyrologies, but details of his life have been lost.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Felix of Bourges

St. Felix of Bourges was a bishop of Bourges, France. He had a special devotion to the Eucharist and attended the Council of Paris in 573. Many miraculous cures are attributed to his intercession. He was praised by St. Gregory of Tours and there was poetry dedicated to him, and he is still venerated at Bourges. In 580AD, he died due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Elvan

St. Elvan was born in the 2nd century in Britanny(part of modern France). He was also known as Eluan or Elvanus. King Saint Lucius sent him to Pope Saint Eleuterus to petition for missionaries to Britain, then returned to work as a missionary himself. He was a bishop. He died and was buried at Glastonbury, England.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Cuan

St. Cuan was also known as Claunus, Mochua, Moncan or Moncain. He was a career soldier who gave up the life of war for the religious life. He founded several churches and monasteries in Ireland. In the 6th century, he died having lived to nearly 100.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Connat

St. Connat was also known as Comnatan. She was a nun and an abbess of St. Brigid’s convent in Kildare, Ireland. He died in 590AD.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Concordius of Arles

Saint Concordius of Arles was also known as Concorde. He was a fourth-century monk at Lerins Abbey and a bishop of Arles, France. In 343AD, he died due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Colman mac Rรณnรกn

St. Colman mac Rรณnรกn was also known as Colmanus. He was an Irish bishop.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Clarus of Vallis Regia

St. Clarus of Vallis Regia was also known as Chiaro. He is suspected to have been a bishop, an abbot or both. His surviving records are not clear. He was venerated at Vallis Regia, Genoa in Italy. In 1043 he died due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Brogan

St. Brogan was mentioned in the Gorman Martyrology.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Saint Basil of Aix

St. Basil of Aix was a priest at Arles, France and a bishop of Aix, Provence, France. He was known for his exceptional sanctity, his work in his diocese, and as a miracle worker. In 521, he died.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Martyrs of Africa – 8

The Martyrs of Africa were eight Christians martyred together in Africa at an unknown date.

Their names are;

  • Argyrus
  • Felix
  • Narcissus
  • Victor

๐Ÿ‘‰ Martyred Soldiers of Rome – Thirty soldiers

The Martyred Soldiers of Rome were thirty soldiers martyred in Rome as a group during the persecutions of Diocletian. They died in 304AD at Rome, Italy.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Odilo of Stavelot

Blessed Odilo of Stavelot was a benedictine monk and an abbot of the monastery of Stavelot-Malmรฉdy Abbey in Belgium. He died in 954.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Jean of Saint-Just-en-Chaussรฉe

Blessed Jean of Saint-Just-en-Chaussรฉe was born in 1100AD in France. He was a member of the Premonstratensians and a canon of Saint-Just-en-Chaussรฉe monastery. In 1147 he was placed in charge of another Premonstratensian house which he led until his death in 1160.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Gisela of Rosstreppe

Blessed Gisela of Rosstreppe was born to the royal family of Eastphali. She was the sister of Blessed Liudbirg of Thale and a nun. In the late 9th century, she died in Harz, Germany due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Catherine de Solaguti

Blessed Catherine de Solaguti was a Mercedarian nun at the convent of Jesus and Mary in Orozco, Spain.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Blessed Bonannus of Roio

Blessed Bonannus of Roio was a benedictine monk of the Celestine Congregation at the monastery of St. Laurence, Abruzzi, Italy. He died in 13209AD due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Breton Missionaries to Britain

Breton Missionaries to Britain were 48 hermits and monks who immigrated from Brittany to the British Isles to preach and found monasteries.

Their names are;

  • Tyvodige of Armorica
  • Tydecho of Merionetshire
  • Turoge of Armorica
  • Trinio of Armorica
  • Trillo of Llandrillo
  • Teudrige of Armorica
  • Tetecho of Armorica
  • Tegai of Armorica
  • Tecwin of Armorica
  • Tathan of Llandathan
  • Tanwg of Bardsey
  • Tangwn of Wales
  • Sulien of Armorica
  • Sadwrn of Wales
  • Rhystide of Caerlleon
  • Paternus III of Wales
  • Meigant of Armorica
  • Medrode of Armorica
  • Mahelerve of Enli
  • Mael of Enli
  • Lyvin of Wales
  • Lynab of Llandaff
  • Lonion of Lanbadern-Vaur
  • Leuddade of Enli
  • Lechide of Arllechwedd
  • Iddoge of Llantrisant
  • Henin of Enli
  • Guindave of Enli
  • Gredifael of Whitland
  • Flevin of Whitland
  • Elgude of Armorica
  • Eithras of Dunoding
  • Durdan of Armorica
  • Dochdoui of Llandaff
  • Demet of Plozรฉvet
  • Cuvilan of Armorica
  • Cristiolus of Pembrokeshire
  • Crallon of Langrallon
  • Conan of Armoria
  • Coatman of Armorica
  • Caurdave of Wales
  • Cathan of Tamlacht
  • Canna of Langanna
  • Cadfarch
  • Cadfan
  • Baglan of Wales
  • Alain of Armorica
  • Ailvin of Armorica

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Titular Feast of the Society of Jesus
Saints Whose Feast Day is January 1 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is January 1 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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