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Saint of the Day for July 17

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

Blessed Pavol Gojdic

Saint Alexius of Rome

Blessed Benigno of Vallumbrosa

Saint Colman of Stockerau

Saint Hedwig, Queen of Poland

Saint Clement of Ohrid

Saint Ennodius of Pavia

Saint Andrew Zorard

Saint Kenelm

Saint Marcellina

Pope Saint Leo IV

Saints Justina and Rufina of Seville

Saint Petrus Liu Zeyu

Saint Frédégand of Kerkelodor

St Frédégand of Kerkelodor was also known as Fregaut, Fridigand or Frégaud. He was born in Ireland.

He was a spiritual student of St Foillan of Fosses. He later became a Missionary monk and then abbot at Kerkelodor Abbey near Antwerp, Belgium.

In 740 AD, he died at Deurne, near Antwerp, Brabant in modern Belgium

Saint Nerses Lambronazi

St Nerses Lambronazi was born in 1153 AD. He was the nephew of St Nerses Glaietsi. He became a Bishop and later the Archbishop of Tarsus.

He helped reunify Armenia with the Church of Rome in 1198 AD. He translated into Armenian, many vital Church documents including Saint Gregory’s Dialogues and the Rule of Saint Benedict.

In 1198 AD, he died of natural causes

Blessed Sebastian of the Holy Spirit

Blessed Sebastian of the Holy Spirit was a Mercedarian lay brother at the convent of the Holy Spirit in Lima, Peru. He was a miracle worker who would heal the sick by singing the Magnificat.

He died of natural causes in 1721 AD in Lima, Peru.

Saint Theodota of Constantinople

St Theodota of Constantinople was born in a noble family in Constantinople. In 735 AD in Constantinople in modern-day Istanbul, Turkey, he was martyred in the iconoclast persecutions of Emperor Leo the Isaurian.

Blessed Biagio of the Incarnation

Blessed Biagio was a Mercedarian deacon at the Incarnation convent in Valdonquillo, Spain. He died of natural causes in 1612 AD.

Blessed Arnold of Himmerod

Blessed Arnold of Himmerod was also known as Arnoldus. He was a Cistercian monk, renowned for his personal piety, at Himmerod monastery in Trier, Germany.

Saint Hyacinth of Amastris

St Hyacinth of Amastris was a Christian who cut down a tree dedicated to a pagan god. He died as a martyr in Amastris, Paphlagonia in modern-day Turkey.

Saint Theodosius of Auxerre

St Theodosius was the Bishop of Auxerre, France from 507 AD to 516 AD. He attended the Council of Orleans in 511 AD. He died in 516 AD.

Saint Turninus

St Turninus was an Irish Priest and a Missionary who worked with St Foillan of Fosses in the Netherlands and near Antwerp, Belgium. He died in the 8th century.

Saint Cynllo

St Cynllo was also known as Cynlio. In Wales, several churches are dedicated to him but no much information about him is available. He died in the 5th century AD.

Saint Generosus

St Generosus died as a martyr. His relics are enshrined under the high altar of the cathedral of Tivoli, Italy.

Saint Gorazd

St Gorazd was one of the Seven Apostles of Bulgaria.

Carmelite Martyrs of Compiegne

Martyrs of Scillium

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • The Humility of Mary
  • Costanza of Aragon
  • Livier
Saints Whose Feast Day is July 17 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is July 17 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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