This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on March 12 2023.
Saint Luigi Orione
Martyrs of Nicomedia
Blessed Giustina Bezzoli Francucci
Saint Joseph Zhang Dapeng
Blessed Angela Salawa
Blessed Rutilio Grande García
Saint Paul Aurelian
Saint Mura McFeredach
Saint Theophanes the Chronographer
Saint Maximilian of Thebeste
Blessed Girolamo da Recanati
Blessed Manuel Solórzano
Saint Bernard of Carinola
Blessed Beatrix of Engelport
Blessed Nelson Rutilio Lemus Chávez
Saint Alphege the Bald
Saint Almut of Wetter
St. Almut of Wetter, also known as Almud of Wetter, was born into the German royal family in the 9th century. Together with her sister, Digmund, she established the convent of Wetter in Oberlahngau, Germany, and was appointed as its first abbess. She lived into the 10th century before her death.
Saint Peter the Deacon
St. Peter the Deacon was a Benedictine monk who was born in the 6th century. He had a close relationship with Pope Saint Gregory the Great, serving as his friend, spiritual pupil, and secretary.
In fact, it was Peter who transcribed Gregory’s dictation of four books of the Dialogues. He died in early 605 AD and is now considered the patron saint of Salassola, Italy.
Saint Heiu of Hartlepool
St. Heiu of Hartlepool was a significant figure in early Christianity in Northumbria, which is now part of modern-day England.
She was the first nun to take vows in the region and was consecrated by St. Aiden of Lindisfarne. She founded a convent in Hartlepool, Northumbria and later another one in Healaugh, Northumbria. She lived during the mid-7th century and was an important spiritual leader in the area before her death.
St. Fechno, also known as Fiachna, was born in Northern Ireland and became a spiritual student of St. Columbanus.
He accompanied Columbanus to Scotland to spread the Christian faith. Following a life of service and devotion, he died in 580 AD of natural causes. Miracles were later reported at his tomb, reflecting his significant spiritual impact on those he touched.
Saint Corman of Iona
St. Corman, also known as Coman, was an Irish-born priest and monk who lived in the seventh century. He was a member of Iona Abbey and a missionary who traveled to Northumbria, located in northern England.
Corman is believed to have been the first priest to evangelize the area. His work was instrumental in bringing Christianity to the region and helping to establish the church in Northumbria.
St. Egdunus was one of eight Christians who were martyred during the persecutions of Diocletian. In 303 AD, he was executed in Nicomedia, Asia Minor, by being hung upside down over a fire, causing him to die from smoke inhalation.
Egdunus and his fellow martyrs bravely gave their lives for their faith, becoming a testament to their unwavering dedication and devotion to Christianity.
Saint Indrecht of Iona
St. Indrecht of Iona was a respected monk and abbot of Iona Abbey. In 854 AD, he was traveling to Rome, Italy, when he and his companions were attacked and martyred by Saxons.
Indrecht courageously gave his life for his faith, becoming a testament to his unwavering dedication and devotion to Christianity.
Blessed Claudius the Minor
Blessed Claudius the Minor was also known as Claude. He was a Franciscan monk.
Saint Basilissa of Asia
St. Basilissa of Asia was married to a man named Felicius. She was martyred at an unknown date.
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Brian Bòruimhe
- Symeon the New Theologian
Powered By SEO Experts