This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on July 20 every year
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Saint Paphnutius of Skete
Elijah the Prophet
Blessed Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez
Saint Bernward of Hildesheim
Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia
Saint Joseph Barsabas
Blessed Luigi Novarese
Blessed Gregorio López
Saint Chi Zhuze
Saint Maria Fu Guilin
Saint José María Díaz Sanjurjo
Blessed Francisca Aldea y Araujo
Blessed Anne Cartier
Blessed Vicente López y López
Saint Paul of Saint Zoilus
Blessed Abraham Furones y Furones
Martyrs of Seoul
Martyrs of Zhaojia
Martyrs of Zhujiahe
St Elswith was also known as Etheldwitha, Ethelwitha, Ealsitha or Ealhswith.
She was born a princess in Mercia now in modern England. She became a queen after getting married to King Alfred the Great of West Saxons.
She was widowed in 899 AD. Thereafter she became a nun and later an abbess at a convent she had founded in Winchester, England. She died in 903 AD.
Saint Aurelius of Carthage
St Aurelius was the Bishop of Carthage in North Africa. He was one of the first to denounce the heresy of Pelagianism. He worked together with Saint Augustine of Hippo. He died in 426 AD.
Blessed Jacinto García Riesco
Blessed Jacinto García Riesco was born on August 28 1894 in Calvillas, Somiedo, Asturias, Spain.
He was a Dominican cleric who was martyred on July 20 1936 in Madrid Spain during the Spanish Civil War.
On October 28 2007, he was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI.
Saint Rorice of Limoges
St Rorice of Limoges was once married and was known as an honourable and upright man in his community.
One day, St Rorice had a conversion experience that made him decide to completely devout himself to God in more religious life.
In 484, he became the Bishop of Limoges, France. In 507 AD, he died of natural causes.
Saint Cassian of Saint Saba
St Cassian of Saint Saba was also known as Cassiano. He was born in Scythopolis and educated at the monastery of St Saba where he became a monk and later an abbot.
He died on July 20 547 or 548.
Saint Severa of Saint Gemma
St Severa was a Sister of St Modoald of Trier. She became a nun and the first Abbess of Saint Gemma convent in Villeneuve, France. This convent was later renamed as Sainte-Sevère in her honour. She died in 680 AD.
St Mère’s memorial has been celebrated for long in the diocese of Auch, France. The town of Sainte-Mère, France appears to have been named in his honour.
Saint Severa of Oehren
St Severa was an Abbess of the convent of Oehren in Trier, Germany. She died in 750 AD.
Martyrs of Corinth
The Martyrs of Corinth are a group of 22 Christians who were martyred together in Corinth Greece.
Their names are:
Martyrs of Damascus
The Martyrs of Damascus were a group of 16Syrian born Christians who were martyred together in Damascus, Syria on an unknown date. It is only six of them whose names are known. They are
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Akhtyrskaya Icon of the Mother of God
- Our Lady of Zocueca
- Gepa of Fussenich
- Folmer of Alslev
- Flavian II of Antioch
- Elias Tsjavtsjavadse
- Elias of Jerusalem
- Arnold Vessem
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