Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for January 26

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

👉 Saint Timothy, Bishop

Saint Titus, Bishop

Saint Robert of Molesme

Blessed José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero

Martyred Family of Constantinople

Saint Alberic of Citeaux

Blessed Eystein Erlandsön

Saint Paula of Rome

Blessed Michaël Kozal

Blessed Marie de la Dive veuve du Verdier de la Sorinière

Saint Ausilius of Fréjus

Blessed Arnaldo de Prades

Blessed Arnaldo de Prades worked as a barber, but felt a call to religious life. He was a Mercedarian friar, joining during the early years of the Order. He was noted as a preacher and evangelist who ransomed many Christians from slavery in Muslim-held lands. He was present at the death of Saint Peter Nolasco.

Saint Theogenes of Hippo

St Theogenes of Hippo was also known as Theogenes of Bona or Teógene of Hippo. He was a third century bishop of Hippo in North Africa. He attended the Council of Carthage called by St Cyprian in 250 AD. He was martyred with 36 of his flock in the persecutions of Emperor Valerian. He died in 258 AD and St Augustine of Hippo wrote about him.

Saint Conan of Iona

St Conan of Iona, also known as Mochonna of Iona, was born in Ireland and in 648 AD on the Isle of Man of natural causes. He was monk at Iona, a tutor to the sons of King Eugene IV of Scotland and also a spiritual teacher of St Fiacre. He was a missionary to the Isle of Man and a bishop of the Southern Hebrides and the Isle of Man.

Saint Ansurius of Orense

St Ansurius of Orense was also known as Aduri, Adurius or Isauri. He was a Benedictine monk, a bishop of Orense, Galacia, Spain in 915 and a founder of the abbey of Ribas de Sil. In 922 he retired from his see, and spent his remaining years in prayer as a monk at Ribas de Sil. He died of natural cause in 925 AD.

Blessed Claudio of San Romano

Blessed Claudio of San Romano was among the Mercedarian friar. He was sent to Morocco in 1320, and he ransomed many Christians held in slavery by Muslims.

Saint Tortgith of Barking

St Tortgith of Barking was also known as Theoregitha, Thordgith or Thorgyth. She was a Benedictine nun at the abbey of Barking, England. She was also a novice-mistress during the time when St Ethelburga was her abbess. She died in 700 AD.

Saint Theofrid of Corbie

St Theofrid of Corbie was also known as Theofroy of Corbie. He was a Benedictine monk at Luxeuil Abbey, an abbot of Corbie Abbey and also a bishop. He died of natural cause in 690 AD.

Saint Alphonsus of Astorga

St Alphonsus of Astorga was a ninth century bishop of Astorga, Spain. He eventually retired to live as monk at the monastery of Saint Stephen de Ribas de Sil, Galicia, Spain.

Saint Athanasius of Sorrento

St Athanasius of Sorrento was a bishop of Sorrento, Italy and a patronage of Sorrento, Italy.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Gabriel Mary Allegra
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is January 26 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is January 26 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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