Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for January 17

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

👉 Saint Anthony of Egypt, Abbot

Blessed Teresio Olivelli

Blessed Rosalina of Villeneuve

Saint Jenaro Sánchez DelGadillo

Blessed Enrico Comentina

Blessed Gamelbert of Michaelsbuch

Our Lady of Pontmain

Saint Sulpicius of Bourges

Saint Julian Sabas the Elder

Blessed Beatrix of Cappenberg

Saint Nennius

Saint Neosnadia

Saint Neosnadia was born near Loudon, diocese of Poitiers, France during the fifth-century. Several ancient chapels and churches in the area of Poitiers, France are dedicated to her. Some art-work associates her with sheep, wool and spinning, but no certain information about her has survived.

Saint Mildgytha

Saint Mildgytha also known as Mildgith, Milgitha, Milgithe or Mildgyth was born a princess, the daughter of Merewalh, King of Mercia, and Saint Ebbe in Thanet. She was the sister of Saint Milburga and Saint Mildred of Thanet. She became a benedictine nun, receiving the veil from her mother at Minster on the Isle of Thanet. St Mildgytha was also abbess of a Northumbrian convent. In 676 she died of natural causes.

Saint Richimir

Saint Richimir also known as Richimirus or Rigomer was benedictine monk. He founded the Benedictine monastery now known as Saint-Rigomer-des-Bois in the Loire Valley of France with a group of disciple brother monks, and with the support of the bishop of Le Mans, France. He served as its first abbot. In 715 he died of natural causes.

Saint Molaise by Kilmolash

Saint Molaise by Kilmolash also known as Molaise of Devenish or Laserian was born in 500 in Ireland. he became a priest in Kilmolash, Ireland who helped convert the people in the Inishlounaght region. In 560 he died in Ireland of natural causes.

Blessed Joseph of Freising

Blessed Joseph of Freising was a benedictine monk and founded the monastery of Saint Zeno at Isen, Bavaria, Germany in 752. He was bishop of Freising near Munich, Germany in 764. In 764, he died of natural causes. His relics are at the monastery at Isen, Germany.

Saint Marcellus of Die

Saint Marcellus of Die also known as Marcelo was the bishop of Die, province of Lugdunense, Gaul in modern France. He was exiled by Arian king Eurico for defending orthodox Christianity and died in 510 0f natural causes.

Saint Meleusippus

Saint Meleusippus was a triplet brother of Saint Speusippus and Saint Eleusippus grandson of Saint Leonilla. He was martyred in Langres, France by Marcus Aurelius. An extraordinary series of legends grew up around the family over the years.

Saint Eleusippus

Saint Eleusippus was a triplet brother of Saint Speusippus and Saint Meleusippus grandson of Saint Leonilla. He was martyred in Langres, France by Marcus Aurelius. An extraordinary series of legends grew up around the family over the years.

Saint Speusippus

Saint Speusippus was a triplet brother of Saint Eleusippus and Saint Meleusippus grandson of Saint Leonilla. He was martyred by Marcus Aurelius in Langres ,France. An extraordinary series of legends grew up around the family over the years.

Saint Anthony of Rome

Saint Anthony of Rome was a benedictine monk at Saint Andrew’s monastery on the Coelian Hill, Rome, Italy under abbot Saint Gregory the Great who later wrote about him. He was a miracle worker and died in 590 of natural causes.

Saint John of Rome

Saint John of Rome was a benedictine monk at Saint Andrew’s monastery on the Coelian Hill, Rome, Italy under abbot Saint Gregory the Great who later wrote about him. He was a miracle worker and died in 590 of natural causes.

Saint Achillas of Sketis

Saint Achillas of Sketis also known as Achilleus or one of the Flowers of the Desert was a hermit in the fourth century desert in Egypt for decades. He was a friend of Saint Amoes of Sketis.

Saint Leonilla

Saint Leonilla was the grandmother of Saint Speusippus, Saint Eleusippus and Saint Meleusippus. She was martyred by Marcus Aurelius in Langres ,France. An extraordinary series of legends grew up around the family over the years.

Saint Merulus of Rome

Saint Merulus of Rome was a benedictine monk at Saint Andrew’s monastery on the Coelian Hill, Rome, Italy under abbot Saint Gregory the Great who later wrote about him. He was miracle worker and died in 590 of natural causes.

Saint Amoes of Sketis

Saint Amoes of Sketis also known as one of the Flowers of the Desert was a fourth century desert hermit in Egypt for decades. He was the friend of Saint Achillas of Sketis.

Saint Pior

Saint Pior was hermit in a cave in the Baid desert on the Nile in Egypt. He was a spiritual student of Saint Anthony the Abbot and died in 395 of natural causes.

Saint Genulfus

Saint Genulfus also known as Genou was a third century monk at Celle-sur-Naton, France.

Saint Genitus

Saint Genitus was a third century monk at Celle-sur-Naton, France.

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

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