Friday, September 24, 2021

Saint of the Day for June 23

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on June 23 every year.

Saint Joseph Cafasso

Saint Etheldreda

Blessed Mary of Oignies

Saint Thomas Garnet

Saint Agrippina of Rome

Blessed Ioan Suciu

Blessed Lanfranco Beccari

Saint Zeno of Philadelphia

Saint Lietbert of Cambrai

Saint Zenas of Philadelphia

Blessed Peter of Juilly

Blessed Frances Martel

Saint James of Toul

Saint Hidulphus of Hainault

Saint Hidulphus of Hainault also known as Hidulphus of Lobbes ,Hidulf or Hydulfus was a count of Hainault in modern Belgium. He became a courtier at the royal palace of Austrasia and married to Saint Agia. He helped found Lobbes Abbey which, with Agia’s blessing. He entered as a Benedictine monk and died in 707.

Saint John of Rome

Saint John of Rome born at Rome ,Italy was a priest who was martyred during the persecutions of Julian the Apostate. He was beheaded in 362 in Rome, Italy . A head at the church of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome, identified as Saint John the Baptist, was probably this John instead.

Blessed Thomas Corsini of Orvieto

Blessed Thomas Corsini of Orvieto born in 1300 in Orvieto, Italy was a member of the Servites and served his house as a beggar. He was a visionary and died in 1343 in Orvieto, Italy of natural causes. He was beatified on 10th December 1768 by Pope Clement XIII cultus confirmation.

Saint Bilio of Vannes

Saint Bilio of Vannes also known as Bili was the bishop of Vannes, Brittany in modern France. He was murdered by invading Normans. He died as a martyr in 914 in Vannes, Brittany now modern France and was buried at the chapel in Plandren, France that he had built.

Blessed Francis O’Sullivan

Blessed Francis O’Sullivan born Irish was a franciscan Friars Minor priest. He was one of the Irish Martyrs who died on 23rd June 1653 on Scarrrif Island, Kerry, Ireland and was beatified on 27th September 1992 by Pope John Paul II in Rome, Italy.

Saint Liliosa of Toul

Saint Liliosa of Toul born in the 8th century was from the Gallic nobility, sister of Saint Jacob of Toul. She gave the country estate of Bretancour to the monks of the Saint-Bénigne to build a church.

Blessed Walhere of Dinant

Blessed Walhere of Dinant was a priest in Belgium. He was murdered for his righteousness and venerated as a martyr. He died in 1199 in Onhaye, Brabant in modern Belgium and his relics are enshrined in Dinant, Belgium

Saint Moeliai of Nendrum

Saint Moeliai of Nendrum also known as Moelray, Melray or Mochaoi was born in Ireland. He was baptized by Saint Patrick. He became a monk and later abbot of Nendrum Monastery. He died in 493 of natural causes.

Saint Felix of Sutri

Saint Felix of Sutri was a priest in Sutri, Tuscany, Italy. He was martyred in the persecutions of Valerian and Gallienus after being scourged to death in 257.

Blessed Lupo de Paredes

Blessed Lupo de Paredes joined the Mercedarians at age 34, and served for the next 80 years at the convent of Santa Maria in Logrono, Spain.

Blessed Félix of Cîteaux

Blessed Félix of Cîteaux died in 1113 of natural causes. No information has survived.

Martyrs of Ancyra

Martyrs of Ancyra is a family of converts who were arrested, tortured, and sent in chains to Ancyra, Galatia (modern Ankara, Turkey where they were tortured more by order of governor Agrippinus during the persecutions of Diocletian. Martyr. They were roasted over a fire and finally beheaded in 300 in Ancyra, Galatia now modern Ankara, Turkey. Their names are Urban ,Probus ,Lollia ,Gaius and Eustochius.

Martyrs of Nicomedia

Martyrs of Nicomedia was a group of Christians that fled their homes to live in caves in the area of Nicomedia. In 303 troops descended on the area, systematically hunted them down, and murdered all they could find.
During the persecutions of Diocletian, many Christians fled .

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Peter James of Pesaro
  • Morónóg of Inishloe
  • Maria Raffaella Santina Cimatti
  • Madonna del Sasso
  • Gerhard of Clairfontaine
  • Eldrude of Brittany
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is June 23 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is June 23 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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