Thursday, June 24, 2021

Saint of the Day for June 18

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on June 18 every year.

Saint Gregory Barbarigo

Saint Elizabeth of Schonau

Blessed Osanna Andreasi

Blessed Euphemia of Altenmunster

Saint Marcellian

Blessed Marina of Spoleto

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Saint Mark

Saint Equizio of Telese

Saint Abraham of Clermont

Saint Marina of Bithynia

Saint Calogerus the Anchorite

Hermits of Karden

Saint Calogero of Sicily

Saint Amandus of Bordeaux

Saint Osanna of Northumbria

Saint Calogerus of Fragalata

Saint Calogerus of Fragalata was a monk, receiving the habit in Rome. He became abbot and was driven into North Africa by Arian Vandals with Saint Demetrius and Saint Gregory. He settled and preached in Fragalata, Sicily where he later died. He is the patron of Fragalata, Sicily.

Saint Alena of Dilbeek

Saint Alena of Dilbeek also known as Alena of Forest or Elena was born near Brussels, Belgium. He was raised in a pagan family where she converted and was baptised in secret. She was murdered while trying to secretly go to Mass in 640.

Blessed Peter Sanchez

Blessed Peter Sanchez was a mercedarian. In Algiers in North Africa, he ransomed 50 Christians enslaved and put to hard labour by Muslims. He died in 1503 in Valensia ,Spain of natural causes.

Saint Demetrius of Fragalata

Saint Demetrius of Fragalata was a fifth century archdeacon. He was driven into North Africa by Arian Vandals with Saint Gregory and Saint Calogerus where he settled and preached in Fragalata, Sicily and later died there. He is the patron of Fragalata, Sicily.

Saint Gregory of Fragalata

Saint Gregory of Fragalata was a fifth century bishop. He was driven into North Africa by Arian Vandals with Saint Demetrius and Saint Calogerus. He settled and preached in Fragalata, Sicily where he also died and became its patron.

Saint Fortunatus the Philosopher

Saint Fortunatus the Philosopher was a bishop who was driven from the north of Italy by the Lombards, settling near Chelles, France. He was known for the depth of both his education and his personal piety and died in 560 of natural causes.

Saint Edith of Aylesbury

Saint Edith of Aylesbury also known as Edith of Bicester was born a princess, the daughter of King Penda of Merca, sister of Saint Edburga of Bicester. She became a nun at Aylesbury and died in 650.

Saint Etherius of Nicomedia

Saint Etherius of Nicomedia also known as Aetherius of Nicomedia was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian in 304 in Nicomedia now modern Turkey.

Saint Guy of Baume

Saint Guy of Baume was a benedictine monk at Baume with Saint Berno of Cluny. He became abbot at Bauma and later resigned the position in 940 to retire as a hermit near Fayen-Bresse. He died in 940.

Blessed Jerome of Vallumbrosa

Blessed Jerome of Vallumbrosa was a benedictine Vallumbrosan monk. He became a hermit who lived 35 years on bread and water. He died in 1135 of natural causes.

Saint Cyriacus of Málaga

Saint Cyriacus of Málaga was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian after being stoned to death in 305 in Málaga, Spain.

Saint Elpidius of Brioude

Saint Elpidius of Brioude also known as Elpida, Elpidia or Helpidius was a fourth-century martyr who died in Brioude, France.

Saint Paula of Málaga

Saint Paula of Málaga was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian after being stoned to death in 305 in Málaga, Spain.

Saint Osmanna of Jouarre

Saint Osmanna of Jouarreso known as Osanna was a nun at Jouarre, France. He died in 700 of natural causes.

Saint Arcontius of Brioude

Saint Arcontius of Brioude also known as Arconce or Arcons was a fourth-century confessor in Brioude, France.

Saint Marina of Alexandria

Saint Marina of Alexandria also known as Maria or Marianus was a martyr who died in Alexandria, Egypt.

Saint Gerland

Saint Gerland was a thirteenth century knight. His relics are enshrined at Caltagirone, Sicily.

Saint Erasmo

Saint Erasmo was a hermit and may have been a monk or anchorite, but no details have survived.

Saint Colman mac Mici

Saint Colman mac Mici has no details about him that survived.

Martyrs of Ravenna

Martyrs of Ravenna is a group of four Christians martyred together. They died in Ravenna, Italy. Their names are Crispin ,Cruciatuas ,Emilius and Felix.

Martyrs of Rome

Martyrs of Rome is three Christians martyred together in Rome ,Italy. Their names are Cyriacus ,Paul and Thomas.

Martyrs of Tripoli

Martyrs of Tripoli is three imperial Roman soldiers born Greek. Two of them were recent converts, who were imprisoned, tortured and executed for their faith. They died as martyrs in 135 at Tripoli, Phoenicia now modern Lebanon. Their names are Hypatius ,Leontius and Theodulus.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Hosanna Howden
  • Hermann Floreffe
  • Furudran of Dunleer
  • Cadwgan of Bangor
  • Baithan of Dunleer
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is June 18 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is June 18 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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