Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for January 24

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on January 24 every year.

👉 Saint Francis de Sales

Blessed Giuseppe Giaccardo

Blessed Paula Gambara Costa

Blessed Marie Poussepin

Saint Manchán of Lemanaghan

Saint Felician of Foligno

Saint Babylas of Antioch

Blessed Luigj Prendushi

Blessed Marcolino of Forli

Martyrs of Podlasie

Blessed William Ireland

Saint Sabinian of Troyes

Saint Eusebia of Milas

Saint Julian Sabas the Elder

Blessed Francesc de Paula Colomer Prísas

Blessed John Grove

Saint Exuperantius of Cingoli

Saint Suranus of Sora

St Suranus of Sora was murdered by Lombard invaders in 580 AD at his monastery in Sora, Italy. He was an abbot of a monastery at Sora, Italy and also martyr. When the Lombards invaded the region, Suranus gave away all the goods of the monastery to refugees. When the Lombards reached the monastery and found nothing left to plunder, they murdered Suranus for spite.

Saint Bertrand of Saint Quentin

St Bertrand of Saint Quentin was also known as Bertram, Bertran or Ebertram. He was a Benedictine monk, a friend and spiritual student of Saint Bertinus. Despite of being an aide to Saint Omer he was also a missionary in northern France and Flanders, Belgium. Additionally,he was an abbot of St Quentin abbey. He died of natural cause in 7th century,

Saint Artemius of Clermont

St Artemius of Clermont, also known as Arthemius, died of natural cause in 396 AD. He was an imperial Roman legate. While on his way to Spain on an mission, he fell ill and settled in Clermont, France. There his sanctity was so obvious that he was chosen bishop.

Saint Macedonius Kritophagos

St Macedonius Kritophagos was a hermit in Syria. He was referred as Kriptophagus (the barley eater) as he ate nothing but moistened grain for 40 years. Additionally, he was a healer in Syria, Phoenicia, and Cilicia using prayer and holy water.

Saint Supporina of Clermont

St Supporina of Clermont was a holy woman whose relics are enshrined in the church of Saint Artemius in Clermont, France. No details of her life have survived.

Saint Vera of Clermont

St Vera of Clermont was a holy woman whose relics are enshrined in the church of St Artemius in Clermont, France. No details of her life have survived.

Saint Guasacht

St Guasacht was the son of Maelchu, the man who “owned” Saint Patrick when he was enslaved. He was converted by Saint Patrick and helped to evangelize Ireland. He later become a bishop of Granard, Ireland.

Saint Epolonius

St Epolonius was a spiritual student of St Babylas. He was martyred in the persecutions of Decius. In addition he died of abuse and mistreatment in prison in 260 AD.

Saint Prilidian

St Prilidian was a spiritual student of St Babylas was martyred in the persecutions of Decius. He died of abuse and mistreatment in prison in 260 AD.

Saint Timothy of Antioch

St Timothy of Antioch was a spiritual student of St Babylas of Antioch and also a martyr.

Saint Urban the Martyr

St Urban the Martyr was a student of St Babylas and also a martyr. He died of abuse and mistreatment in prison in 260 AD.

Saint Agapius of Antioch

St Agapius of Antioch was a spiritual student of St Babylas of Antioch and also a martyr.

Saint Projectus

St Projectus was a martyr.

Saint Thyrsus

St Thyrsus was a martyr.

Martyrs of Asia Minor

Martyrs of Asia Minor was a group of Christians martyred together for their faith. They were burned at the stake in Asia Minor.

Their names are;

  • Eugene
  • Mardonius
  • Metellus
  • Musonius

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Our Lady of Tears
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is January 24 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is January 24 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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