Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Saint of the Day for March 12

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on March 12 every year.

Saint Luigi Orione

Martyrs of Nicomedia

Blessed Giustina Bezzoli Francucci

Saint Joseph Zhang Dapeng

Blessed Angela Salawa

Blessed Rutilio Grande García

Saint Seraphina

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 was born in the 9th century in Germany to the royal family and was also known as Almud of Wetter. With her sister Digmund, she founded the convent of Wetter in Oberlahngau, Germany, and served as its first abbess. She died in the 10th century.

Saint Peter the Deacon

St. Peter the Deacon was born in the 6th century. He was a Benedictine monk. He was also a friend, spiritual student and secretary to Pope Saint Gregory the Great. Gregory dictated four books of the Dialogues to Peter. He died in early 605AD and is the patron of Salassola, Italy.

Saint Heiu of Hartlepool

St. Heiu of Hartlepool was the first nun to take vows in Northumbria (part of modern England) and get consecrated by St. Aiden of Lindisfarne. She founded a convent at Hartlepool, Northumbia, and later another at Healaugh, Northumbria. She died in the mid-7th century.

Saint Fechno

St. Fechno was born in northern Ireland and was also known as Fiachna. He was a spiritual student of St. Columbanus and went with him to evangelize in Scotland. In 580, he died of natural causes and miracles were reported at his tomb.

Saint Corman of Iona

St. Corman of Iona was born in Ireland and was also known as Coman. He was a seventh-century priest, monk at Iona Abbey and missionary to Northumbria in northern England. He may have been the first priest to evangelize the area.

Saint Egdunus

St. Egdunus was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian with seven other Christians. He was hung by his feet over a fire to die of smoke inhalation in 303 in Nicomedia, Asia Minor.

Saint Indrecht of Iona

St. Indrecht of Iona was a monk and an abbot of Iona Abbey. He was martyred by Saxons while travelling to Rome, Italy and died in 854.

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
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 12 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 12 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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