Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for January 2

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on January 2 every year.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Gregory of Nazianzen

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Basil the Great

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Macarius the Younger

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Gaspare Bufalo

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Maria Anna Blondin

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Seraphim of Sarov

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Stephana de Quinzanis

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Adelard of Corbie

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Sylvester of Troina

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Koupaรฏa

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Defendente the Theban

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Macarius of Rome

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Marcolinus Amanni

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Maximus of Vienne

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Seiriol

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Viance of Anjou

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Munchin of Limerick

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Theodore of Marseille

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Airaldus of Maurienne

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Odino of Rot

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Aspasius of Auch

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Sebastian of Agaunum

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Alverius of Agaunum

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Guillaume Rรฉpin

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint John Camillus the Good

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Dietmar of Prague

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Baudimius of Auvergne

St. Baudimius of Auvergn was also known as Baudenius or Baudime. He was a priest. In the late 3rd and early 4th century missionary to the Auvergne region of Gaul (in modern France) he worked with St. Nectarius.

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Guillermo de Loarte

Blessed Guillermo de Loarte was a Mercedarian friar in Valladolid, Spain. He was noted for his in-depth study of the early Church fathers and of prophecy, and his skill at passing this wisdom along to his Mercedarian brothers. He died in Valladolid, Spain due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Hortolana of Assisi

St. Hortolana of Assisi was also known as Hortolane, Hortulana or Ortulana. She was married to Count Faverone of Sciffi and was the mother of St. Agnes of Assisi and St. Clare of Assisi. As a Pilgrim, she was assorted holy sites in Europe, and to the Holy Land. She was later widowed in San Damiano Abbey in Assisi, Italy with her daughter Clare. INn 1238AD, she died in Assisi, Italy.

๐Ÿ‘‰Blessed Laurent Batard

Blessed Laurent Batard was born on 4th February, 1744 in Saint-Maurille de Chalonnes-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire, France. He was a priest of the diocese of Angers, France and was martyred in the persecutions of the French Revolution on 2nd January, 1794 at Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France. Pope John Paul II at Rome, Italy beatified him on 19th February, 1984.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Blidulf of Bobbio

Saint Blidulf of Bobbio was also known as Bladulph, Bladulf, Blidulfo or Bladulfo. He was a monk at Bobbio, Italy and a spiritual student of St. Columbanus. He denounced the heresy of King Arioald of the Lombards and worked to reform the royal court and the region. In 630, He died of natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Paracodus of Vienne

St. Paracodus of Vienne was born in Greece. He was a bishop of Vienne, France in 199. Pope Victor consulted him about the proper dates for Easter. He led his diocese during the persecutions of Emperor Alexander Severus and died in 239AD.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Asclepius of Limoges

St. Asclepius of Limoges was also known as Asclipe. He was a priest and a bishop of Limoges, France. He founded a Benedictine monastery in Limoges and restored the cloister in Bourges, France. In the 9th century, he died.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Vincentian of Tulle

St. Vincentian of Tulle was also known as Viance or Viants. He was a spiritual student of St. Menelaus and a hermit in the diocese of Tulle (modern Auvergne, France. He died in 730AD due to natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Isidore of Nitria

St. Isidore of Nitria was also known as Isidore of Egypt. He was a fourth century bishop of Nitria (modern AL Barnuji) in the Egyptian desert and welcomed St. Jerome to Egypt.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Isidore of Antioch

St. Isidore of Antioch was also known as Isidonus, Isiridonus, Siridon or Siridion. He was a bishop of Zaragoza, Spain. He is said to have been martyred possibly by Arians.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Mark the Mute

St. Mark the Mute was a deafโ€“mute man known for his piety and ascetic lifestyle.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Theodota

St. Theodota was also known as Theodora. She was the mother of St. Cosmas and St. Damian. In 250, she died of natural causes.

๐Ÿ‘‰Saint Theopistus

St. Theopistus was a martyr who was stoned to death at an unknown date and location.

๐Ÿ‘‰Many Martyrs Who Suffered in Rome

Many Martyrs Who Suffered in Rome were many martyrs who suffered in the persecutions of Diocletian for refusing to surrender the holy books. Though we know these atrocities occurred, we do not know the names of the saints, and we honor them as a group. They died in 303AD in Rome, Italy.

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Antioch

The Martyrs of Antioch were born in Greece. They were a group of Christian soldiers martyred together for their faith in Antioch(modern Antakya, Turkey).

Their names are;

  • Albanus
  • Macarius
  • Possessor
  • Starus
  • Stratonicus

๐Ÿ‘‰Many Martyrs of Britain

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Ethiopia

The Martyrs of Ethiopia were a group of Christians martyred together for their faith in Ethiopia. We know the names of three.

Their names are;

  • Auriga
  • Claudia
  • Rutile

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Jerusalem

The Martyrs of Jerusalem were a group of Christians martyred together for their faith in Jerusalem.

Their names are;

  • Stephen
  • Vitalis

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Lichfield

The Martyrs of Lichfield were many Christians who suffered at Lichfield (aka Lyke-field, meaning field of dead bodies), England in the persecutions of Diocletian. Though we know these atrocities occurred, we do not know the names of the saints, and we honor them as a group. They died in 304 at Lichfield, England.

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Piacenza

The Martyrs of Piacenza were a group of Christians who died together for their faith in the persecutions of Diocletian. They died on the site of church of Madonna di Campagna, Piacenza, Italy.

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Puy

The Martyrs of Puy were missionaries sent by St. Fronto of Pรฉrigueux to the area of Puy, France. They were tortured and martyred by local pagans by beheading them in Puy (modern Puy-en-Velay), France. They were then buried together in the church of Notre Dame, Puy-en-Velay by St. Fronto and their bodies laid out to form a cross.

Their names are;

  1. Frontasius
  2. Severinus
  3. Severian
  4. Silanus

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Syrmium

The martyrs of Syrmium were a group of Christians martyred together at an unknown date. In the 3rd or 4th century at Syrmium, Pannonia (modern Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) they died.

Their names are;

  • Acutus
  • Artaxus
  • Eugenda
  • Maximianus
  • Timothy
  • Tobias
  • Vitus

๐Ÿ‘‰Martyrs of Tomi

The Martyrs of Tomi were three brothers, all Christians, all soldiers in the imperial Roman army, and all three martyred in the persecutions of emperor Licinius Licinianus. They died in 320 at Tomi, Exinius Pontus, Moesia (modern Constanta, Romania).

Their names are;

  • Argeus
  • Marcellinus
  • Narcissus
Saints Whose Feast Day is January 2 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is January 2 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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