Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for July 2

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

Blessed Eugénie Joubert

Blessed Peter of Luxembourg

Saint Bernadine Realino

Saint Swithun

Saint Lidanus of Sezze

Saint Monegundis

Blessed Benedict Metzler

Blessed Jarich of Mariegaarde

Saint Oudoceus

Saint Jacques Fermin

Blessed Pietro Becchetti da Fabriano

Blessed Pietro Becchetti da Fabriano was born in Fabriano, Italy in the 14th century. He was the brother of Blessed Giovanni da Fabriano Becchetti. He is also related to Saint Thomas Beckett.

He was a priest of the Augustinian religious congregation and was known for several good traits which include personal piety, education, deep prayer life, wisdom and preaching.

Blessed Pietro Becchetti da Fabriano went to school in 1385 in Padua, Italy and later taught at the Augustinian school in Rimini, Italy.

Later he became a professor of Sacred Theology in Venice, Italy. He made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and after his return, he built a chapel at the Augustinian church in Fabriano, Italy. This chapel was similar to the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

He died in Fabriano, Italy and his relics are enshrined in the church of Sant’Agostino.

In 1835 he was beatified by Pope Gregory XVI through a cultus confirmation

Blessed Giovanni da Fabriano Becchetti

Blessed Giovanni da Fabriano Becchetti was also known as John Becchetti. He was born in Fabriano, Italy in the 14th century.

He was the brother of Blessed Thomas Becchetti and is also related to Saint Thomas Beckett.

He was an Augustinian hermit and also taught in Rimini, Italy in 1385. He received a degree in theology at Oxford, England and also taught there.

He died of natural causes in Fabriano, Italy in 15th century.

In 1835 he was beatified by Pope Gregory XVI through a cultus confirmation

On 2 June the Augustinians celebrate an Additional Memorial for him.

Saint Martinian and St Processus of Rome

St Martinian and St Processus of Rome were prison guards at the Mamertine prison in Rome, Italy.

They are the ones who guarded both Saint Peter the Apostle and Saint Paul the Apostle during their imprisoned in Rome.

They were converted to Christianity and baptized by them. They died as martyrs after they were beheaded on the Aurelian road outside Rome, Italy in the persecutions of Nero. Their relics are kept in Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican, Rome. They were canonized after they were publicly venerated from the 4th century

Saint Jeroche

St Jeroche was a parish priest in a small village in the Brie region of France during the seventh-century. After he died, his relics were enshrined at the abbey in Rebais Seine-et-Marne, France but later transferred to Dagny, France

Martyred Soldiers of Rome

These are the three soldiers who were converted during the martyrdom of Saint Paul the Apostle in 68 AD in Rome Italy.. After this conversion, they were also martyred.

Their names were

  • Acestes
  • Longinus
  • Megistus

Martyrs in Carthage by Hunneric

They were a group of seven Christians who were tortured and then murdered during the persecutions of the Arian Vandal king Hunneric for remaining loyal to the teachings of orthodox Christianity.

They were

  • Boniface
  • Liberatus
  • Maximus
  • Rogatus
  • Rusticus
  • Septimus
  • Servus

Martyrs of Campania

They were a group of ten Christians who were marytred together during the Diocletian persecutions in 284 AD in Campania, Italy.

Their names are

  • Ariston
  • Crescention
  • Eutychian
  • Felicissimus
  • Felix
  • Justus
  • Marcia
  • Symphorosa
  • Urban
  • Vitalis

Martyrs of Seoul

They are a group of eight Christians who were martyred together as part of the lengthy persecutions in Korea on 2 July 1801 at the Small West Gate, Seoul, South Korea. They were beatified on 15 August 2014 by Pope Francis.
As part of the Martyrs of Korea there is an additional memorial on 20 September.

Their names are

  • Agatha Han Sin-ae
  • Susanna Gang Gyeong-bok
  • Matthaeus Gim Hyeon-u
  • Iuliana Gim Yeon-i
  • Ignatius Choe In-cheol
  • Columba Gang Wan-suk
  • Bibiana Mun Yeong-in
  • Antonius Yi Hyeon

Also Celebrated Today

  • Our Lady of the Garden
  • Ternoc of Cluain-Mór
  • Our Lady of Vaussivieres
  • Our Lady of the Way of Leon
  • Our Lady of the Visitation
  • Our Lady of the Lesniów Spring
  • Our Lady of the Grove
  • Our Lady of Montallegro
  • Our Lady of Madhu
  • Diego Velasquez
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is July 2 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is July 2 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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