Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for July 16

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on July 16 every year

👉 Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Blessed Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri Fernández de Heredia

Saint Gondulf of Tongeren-Maastricht

Saint Reinildis of Saintes

Saint Monulphus of Tongeren-Maastricht

Blessed Bartolomeu dei Martiri Fernandes

Saint Marie-Madeleine Postel

Saint Fulrad of Saint Denis

Saint Yangzhi Lang

Saint Paulus Lang Fu

Blessed Irmengard

Saint Teresia Zhang Heshi

Blessed André de Soveral

Blessed Nicolas Savouret

Blessed Domingos Carvalho

Blessed Claude Beguignot

Blessed Milon of Thérouanne

Blessed SimĂŁo da Costa

Blessed John Sugar

Saint Antiochus of Sebaste

Saint Helier of Jersey

Blessed Robert Grissold

Blessed Madeleine-Françoise de Justamond

Blessed Dorothée-Madeleine-Julie de Justamond

Blessed Marguerite-Rose de Gordon

Blessed Marguerite-Thérèse Charensol

Blessed Marie-Anne BĂ©guin-Royal

Blessed Marie-Anne Doux

Blessed Marie-Rose Laye

Martyrs of Antioch

Blessed Arnold of Hildesheim

Blessed Arnold of Hildesheim was a 12th-century Benedictine monk in Fulda in modern Germany. He became an Abbot of the monastery of Saint Godehard in Hildesheim, Germany.

He died of natural causes on July 16 1180. In both 1400 AD and 1473 AD, his body was found incorrupt.

Saint Domnin

In the 3rd century, St Domnin was arrested in Avrilly, Eure, France at the age of ten for being a Christian. He was tortured by being crucified, nailed to the cross with heated nails, and finally beheaded in Normandy, France.

His relics were transferred to the Puy en Velay, Auvergne, France to avoid invading Normans

Saint Sisenando of Cordoba

St Sisenando of Cordoba was born in Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. During the period of Moorish occupation, he was a Deacon of the church of San Acisclo in Cordoba, Spain. He was beheaded in 851 AD in Cordoba, Spain, and died as a martyr in the persecutions of Emir Abd-el-Rahman II.

Blessed Ornandus of Vicogne

Blessed Ornandus of Vicogne was a member of a gang of thieves. Abbot Egidius of Vicogne led to conversion to Christianity.

He became a Premonstratensian lay brother at the monastery of Valenciennes in northern France. Here he became a model of piety and an example of what the Grace of God can do to a sinner.

Saint Valentine of Trier

St Valentine of Trier was also known as Valentine of Treves, Valentine of Tongres, Valentine of Cologne or Valentino.

He was an early bishop of Trier, Germany. In 305 AD he was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Athenogenes of Sebaste

St Athenogenes of Sebaste was a Bishop. In 302 AD, in Sebaste, Armenia, he was martyred with ten of his flock in the persecutions of Hierernarchus and Diocletian.

Saint Landericus of SĂ©ez

St Landericus of SĂ©ez was also known as Landri or Landr. In 450 AD, he was the Bishop of SĂ©ez, Normandy, France. In 480 AD, in Normandy, France, he was put and sealed in a barrel full of iron spikes and rolled up and downhill. He died as a martyr.

Blessed Arnold of Clairvaux

Blessed Arnold of Clairvaux was also known as Arnoldus. He was born in the 12th century in Belgium. He was a Cistercian lay brother and a spiritual student of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux.

He died of natural causes in the 12th century.

Saint Faustus of Rome and Milan

Saint Faustus was also known as Fausto. He died as a martyr in Rome, Italy. His relics were transferred to the church of San Antonio in Milan, Italy.

Saint Tenenan of LĂ©on

Saint Tenenan of LĂ©on was born in Wales. After his death, his relics were enshrined in Plabennec, Brittany, France.

Saint Elvira of Ohren

Saint Elvira was also known as Elbirah, Elveza, Erlvira or Erlwira. She was a nun and an Abbess of a convent of Ohren in Trier, Germany.

In the 12th century, she died of natural causes in Trier, Germany

Saint Gobbán Beg

St Gobbán Beg was also known as Gobbán the Small. In Irish, the word “Beg” means “small”, so probably he had a small stature. He is mentioned on old calendars in Ireland.

Saint Gondolf of Saintes

St Gondolf was a layman servant of Saint Grimoald of Saintes. He was martyred in 700 AD by pagan Frisian invaders, outside a chapel in Saintes in modern-day Halle, Belgium.

Saint Grimoald of Saintes

St Grimoald of Saintes was a deacon in Saintes, Belgium. He was martyred in 700 AD by pagan Frisian invaders, outside a chapel in Saintes in modern-day Halle, Belgium.

Saint Eugenius of Noli

St Eugenius of Noli was a bishop and was evangelizing along the coastline from Provençe, France to Livorno, Italy.

He died in Noli, duchy of Genoa in modern-day Liguria, Italy.

Saint Faustus

In 250 AD, St Faustus was crucified and then shot with arrows. He hung there for five days before he died as a martyr in the persecutions of Decius.

Saint Benedict the Hermit

St Benedict the Hermit was born in Poland. He was a Camaldolese hermit in Moravia and Hungary. He died in 1020 AD as a martyr.

Saint Generosus of Poitou

St Generosus was a monk and an Abbot of Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes, Poitou, France. In 682 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Andrew the Hermit

St Andrew was born in Poland. He was a Camaldolese hermit in Moravia and Hungary. He died in 1020 AD as a martyr.

Saint Domnio of Bergamo

St Domnio of Bergamo was the uncle of Saint Eusebia. In 295 AD, in Bergamo, Italy, he was beheaded and died as a martyr during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Vitaliano of Osimo

St Vitaliano was the bishop of Osimo, Ancona, Italy for 33 years in the 8th-Century.

Martyrs of Antioch

The martyrs of Antioch are a group of five Christians who were martyred together in Antioch, Syria.

Their names are

  1. Dionysius
  2. Eustasius
  3. Maximus
  4. Theodosius
  5. Theodulus

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  1. Blessed Virgin of the Graces
  2. Our Lady of Ziteil
  3. Egidius Biervliet
  4. Justinian
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is July 16 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is July 16 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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