Friday, September 30, 2022

Saint of the Day for July 29

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on July 29 every year

👉 Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus

Saint Olaf II

Pope Blessed Urban II

Blessed José Calasanz Marqués

Saint William of Saint-Brieuc

Blessed Luis Bertrán

Saint Seraphia the Martyr

Saint Ioannes Baptista Luo Tingyin

Blessed Petrus of Saint Mary

Blessed Juan Bautista Egozcuezábal Aldaz

Saint Martha Wang

Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury

Blessed Charles-Antoine-Nicolas Ancel

Blessed Mancius of the Cross

Saint Beatrice of Rome

Saint Paulus Chen Changpin

Saint Lupus of Troyes

Saint Iosephus Zhang

Saint Faustinus of Spoleto

Saint Olaus of Sweden

Saint John the Soldier

St John the Soldier was a Christian soldier in the imperial Roman army in the fourth century during the reign of Julian the Apostate.

He assisted the Christians who were being persecuted and imprisoned and also ministered to the poor and the sick.

After his death, his body was interred in the church of Saint John the Theologian in Constantinople now Istanbul, Turkey in modern-day.

Saint Flora of Rome

St Flora of Rome was also known as Fiora. She was the sister of Saint Lucilla of Rome.

She had been kidnapped and enslaved by Saint Eugene of Rome before his conversion. After St Eugene was converted, he freed her.

She was one of the 23 Christians who were martyred together in 260 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Gallienus.

Saint Prosper of Orléans

St Prosper of Orléans was the chosen bishop of Orléans, France in 453 AD. He was the one who formally received Saint Genevieve of Paris when she passed through Orléans.

He died of natural causes in 463 AD.

Saint Felix of Rome

Saint Felix of Rome was also known as Felix av Via Portuensis. He died as a martyr in San Felice cemetery, mile marker three, Via Portuense, outside Rome, Italy.

Saint Callinicus of Paphlagonia

St Callinicus of Paphlagonia was born in Paphlagonia, Asia Minor. He died as a martyr in the 3rd century after he was burned to death in Gangrae, Asia Minor.

Saint Simplicius of Rome

St Simplicius was the brother of Saint Beatrice of Rome. He was martyred in 303 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Sulian

St Sulian was also known as Silin. He founded and served as the first abbot of the monastery of Luxulyan in Cornwall, England. He died of natural causes in the 6th century.

Saint Faustinus of Rome

Saint Faustinus was the brother of Saint Beatrice of Rome. He was martyred in 303 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Kilian of Inishcaltra

St Kilian of Inishcaltra was a monk and later the Abbot of a monastery on the island of Inishcaltra. He is the one who wrote a biography of Saint Brigid.

Saint Eugene

St Eugene was one of the 23 Christians who were martyred as a group in the persecutions of Gallienus in 260 AD.

Saint Antony

Saint Antony was one of the 23 Christians who were martyred as a group in the persecutions of Gallienus in 260 AD.

Saint Theodore

Saint Theodore was one of the 23 Christians who were martyred as a group in the persecutions of Gallienus in 260 AD.

Saint Lucilla

St Lucilla was one of the 23 Christians who were martyred as a group in the persecutions of Gallienus in 260 AD.

Saint Seraphina

St Seraphina died as a martyr at Civitas Mamiensis in 426 AD.

Saint Rufo of Rome

St Rufo of Rome died as a martyr in Generosa cemetery, Rome, Italy

Martyrs of Calanda

The Martyrs of Calanda were a group of Dominican priests and friars who were martyred together on July 29 1936, in Calanda, Teruel, Spain on the same day and the same town, by the same group of anti-Christian forces in the Spanish Civil War.

On March 11 2001, they were beatified by Pope John Paul II.

Their names are;

  1. Tirso Manrique Melero
  2. Saturio Rey Robles
  3. Matías Manuel Albert Ginés
  4. Lucio MartĂ­nez Mancebo
  5. Lamberto María de Navascués de Juan
  6. Gumersindo Soto Barros
  7. Felicísimo Díez González
  8. Antonio Manuel LĂłpez Couceiro

Martyrs of Lleida

The Martyrs of Lleida were the Carmelites of the Ancient Observance novices, friars and priests who were all martyred together on July 29 1936, in Clot dels Aubens, Cervera, Lleida, Spain during the Spanish Civil War.

On October 28 2007, they were beatified  by Pope Benedict XVI

Their names are;

  1. Pere Ferrer MarĂ­n
  2. Pere Dorca Coromina
  3. Miquel Soler Sala
  4. Manuel Serrano Buj
  5. Lluis Fontdecava Quiroga
  6. Josep Solé Rovira
  7. Joan Prat Colldecarrera
  8. Joan Maria PuigmitjĂ  RubiĂł
  9. Ginés Garre Egea
  10. Gabriel Escoto Ruiz
  11. Eliseo Maneus Besalduch
  12. Àngel Prat Hostench

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  1. Chirsk-Pskov Icon of the Mother of God
  2. Peter of Algiers
  3. Martyrs of Rome
  4. Holy Mary of the Miracles
  5. Four Anonymous Martyrs
  6. Berius of Constantinople
  7. Anastasia and Companions
  8. Alexander of Cîteaux
Saints Whose Feast Day is July 29 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is July 29 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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