Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for July 6

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on July 6 every year

👉 Saint Maria Goretti

Saint Dominica of Campania

Blessed Nazaria Ignacia March y Mesa

Blessed Thomas Alfield

Saint Romulus of Fiesole

Saint Palladius of Ireland

Saint Goar of Aquitaine

Blessed Maria Theresia Ledóchowska

Blessed Suzanne-Agathe Deloye

Blessed Augustin-Joseph Desgardin

Saint Petrus Wang Zuolung

Saint Saxburgh of Ely

Saint Sisoes the Great

St Sisoes the Great was also known as Sisoes the Hermit or Sisoes Magna, Sisoe, Siso, Soses.

He was an Egyptian monk at the desert monastery of Scetis in Egypt. In 357, he became a hermit on Mount Colzim after believing that the monastery was over-crowded.

He chose the mountain because it had been the mountain of Saint Anthony the Abbot. He was a Miracle worker and dwelt there for close to 70 years. He died in 430 AD in Clisma, Egypt.

Saint Cyril of Thessaloniki

St Cyril of Thessaloniki was orphaned at age 10 and consequently, he became an apprentice to a Turkish shoemaker.

His master kept on pressuring him to renounce Christianity and become Muslim. Cyril did not give in to pressure, he fled to the Chilandar monastery on Mount Athos.

After eight years, the Muslim authorities discovered and arrested him for leaving his apprenticeship. He was ordered again to renounce Christianity but he refused. He died as a martyr after being burnt to death near the church of Saint Constantine in Thessaloniki in 1566.

Saint Macrine of Niort

St Macrine of Niort was also known as Macrina. She was born in Spain.

During the 4th century persecutions in Spain, she and her sister Colombe fled to France to escape those persecutions.

With the help of Saint Pezenne, she founded a small monastery in the area of Niort, France. She helped to convert the people of the Marais Poitevin region to Christianity.

St Macrine is the patron saint of Marais Poitevin, France

Saint Noyala of Brittany

St Noyala of Brittany was also known as Noiala. She was a nun. She was martyred after being beheaded at Beignan, Brittany in modern France. Her representation is a woman carrying her severed head.

Saint Tranquillinus of Rome

St Tranquillinus of Rome is also known as Tranquillino. He was the father of Saint Mark and Saint Marcellian.

He converted to Christianity and was baptized by Saint Polycarp of Rome. He was ordained by Pope Caius and became a priest.

He died as a martyr in 288 AD after he was stoned to death in Rome, Italy

Blessed Christopher Solino

Blessed Christopher Solino was a Professor of Sacred Theology at the University of Paris. He was also a Mercedarian monk at the Santa Maria Convent in Toulouse, France. He was noticed by many due to his ascetic, prayerful life.

Saint Gervais

St Gervais was a Deacon in the diocese of Le Mans, France. While returning home from his Pilgrim to Rome, Italy, he was murdered on the way. He was buried in Saint-Gervais-en-Vallière, France

Blessed Angela of Bohemia

Blessed Angela of Bohemia was a Hermitess. She died in a monastery in Prague, Bohemia (in modern Czech Republic) in 1243 AD.

Saint Monenna

St Monenna is also known as Darerca, Moninna, Modenna, Medana or Medan. She was an Ascetic abbess of Sliabh Cuillin, Ireland. She died in 518 AD.

Saint Giusto of Condat

St Giusto of Condat was a monk in area of Condat, France.

Martyrs of Campania

Martyrs of Campania were a group of 23 Christians that, in the later 3rd century, by order of governor Rictiovarus, were arrested, tortured and then beheaded together during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Their names are

  • Antoninus
  • Arnosus
  • Capicus
  • Cutonius
  • Diodorus
  • Dion
  • Isidore
  • Lucia
  • Lucian
  • Rexius
  • Satyrus
  • Severinus

Martyrs of Fiesole

The martyrs of Fiesole were the five Christians who in 90 AD were martyred together near Fiesole, Italy during the persecutions of emperor Domitian.

Their names are

  • Carissimus
  • Crescentius
  • Dulcissimus
  • Marchisianus
  • Romulus

Also Celebrated Today

  • Our Lady of Akita
  • Rictiovarus of Gaul
  • Modwenna of Burton-upon-Trent
  • Gredfyw
  • Bertharius of Menoux
  • Attalein of Menoux
  • Asteio of Durres
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is July 6 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is July 6 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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