Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Saint of the Day for June 9

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on June 9 every year.

👉 Saint Ephrem of Syria, Deacon and Doctor of the Church

Saint Columba of Iona

Blessed Anne Marie Taigi

Saint José de Anchieta

Blessed Luigi Boccardo

Saint Baithen of Iona

Blessed Arnulf of Velseca

Saint Felicianus and Saint Primus

Blessed Joseph Imbert

Blessed Henry the Shoemaker

Saint Pelagia of Antioch

Blessed Sylvester Ventura

Blessed Robert Salt

Saint Richard of Andria

Blessed Alexander of Kouchta

Blessed Luciano Verdejo Acuña

Blessed Luciano Verdejo Acuña was born in 26 October 1885 in Almeria Spain and died in 9 June 1938 in Tur´n, Granada Spain. He was a married layman in the diocese of Almeria, Spain and was martyred in the Spanish Civil War. He was later venerated on 14 June 2016 by Pope Francis (decree of martyrdom).

Saint Diomedes of Tarsus

St Diomedes of Tarsus, also known as Diomedes of Nicaea, was born in Tarsus, Cilicia and was beheaded in 305 AD at Nicaea, Bithynia. He was a Physician at Constantinople, a lay evangelist and was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Maximian of Syracuse

St Maximian of Syracuse was a born in Sicily and died of natural causes in 594 AD. He was a monk at the monastery of St Andrew, Coelian Hill, Rome, Italy. Additionally, he was a brother monk with Pope St Gregory the Great and also a papal ambassador to Contantinople. He later become a bishop of Syracuse, Sicily.

Saint Julian of Mesopotamia

St Julian of Mesopotamia died of natural causes in 370 AD. He was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 4th century Syria. When he was free again, he became a monk in Mesopotamia and later a spiritual student of St Ephrem of Syria.

Saint Vincent of Agen

St Vincent of Agen, also known as Vincenzo di Aquitania, was a deacon and preacher. He was martyred by pagans as a sacrifice to a sun god. During the time of his death, he was staked out, scourged and beheaded 292 AD at Agen, Gascony, France.

Saint Cumian of Bobbio

St Cumian of Bobbio, also known as Cummian, Cummin or Cummianus, was born in Ireland. He was an eight-century bishop in Ireland, he left his native land to live most of his life as a monk in Bobbio, Italy.

Saint Alexander of Prusa

St Alexander of Prusa, also known as Alexandros, was a bishop of Prusa, Bithynia (in modern Turkey) and also a martyr.

Saint Comus of Scotland

St Comus of Scotland, also known as Come, was a 6th-century monk and abbot in Scotland.

Saint Valerius of Milan

St Valerius of Milan was venerated in Milan, Italy, but no other details have survived.

Saint Cyrus

St Cyrus was also known as Kyros. No details about him have survived.

Martyrs of Arbil

Martyrs of Arbil were beheaded on 31 May 347 AD at Arbil, Assyria (in modern Kurdistan, Iraq). They were five nuns who were martyred together in the persecutions of Tamsabur for refusing to renounce Christianity for sun-worship.

Their names are;

  • Tecla
  • Mary
  • Martha
  • Mariamne
  • Amai

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Mary of the Walnut
  • Madonna della Fonte Nuova
  • Mary, Mother of Grace
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is June 9 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is June 9 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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