Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for March 16

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on March 16 every year.

Saint John de Brebeuf

Saint Heribert of Cologne

Saint Eusebia of Hamage

Blessed John Sordi

Saint Julian of Anazarbus

Saint Finian Lobhar

Blessed John Amias

Saint Dentlin of Soignies

Saint Abban of Kill-Abban

Saint Megingaud of Würzburg

Blessed Robert Dalby

Blessed Torello of Poppi

Saint Hilary of Aquileia

St. Hilary of Aquileia was also known as Elaro, Ellaro, Hilarius or Ilario. He was a bishop of Aquileia, Italy. His prayers would cause the collapse of pagan temples and idols. He was martyred in the persecutions of Numerian by order of the prefect Beronius. He was tortured to death on 16th March, 284AD. He is the patron for Gorizia, Italy.

Blessed Ferdinand Valdes

Blessed Ferdinand Valdes was a Mercedarian friar. He was a priest, bishop of Lugo, Spain and the royal chaplain to the court of Castile. He died at St. Catherine monastery, Toledo, Spain. His body was found incorrupt after 300 years.

Blessed Joan Torrents Figueras

Blessed Joan Torrents Figueras was born on 8th December, 1873 in La Secuita, Tarragona, Spain. He was a Claretian priest and was martyred in the Spanish Civil War. He died on 16th March, 1937 in Montcada, Barcelona, Spain. Pope Francis venerated him on 21st December, 2016.

Saint Gregory Makar

St. Gregory Makar was also known as Gregor Makar or Gregory of Nicopolis. He was an Armenian monk and a bishop of Nicopolis, Armenia. He became a hermit at Pithiviers, Orleans, France and died in 1000AD.

Saint Tatian of Aquileia

St. Tatian of Aquileia was also known as Taziano. He was a deacon in Aquileia, Italy and was martyred in the persecutions of Numerian. In 284AD,he was beheaded. He is the patron for Gorizia, Italy.

Blessed Eriberto of Namur

Blessed Eriberto of Namur has no surviving details apart from his relics been enshrined in a Marian chapel in the Saint Alban cathedral in Bois-Vlilliers, Namur, Belgium.

Saint Dionysius of Aquileia

St. Dionysius of Aquileia was also known as Denis of Aquileia. He was a layman in Aquileia, Italy and was martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Numerian. He was beheaded in 284AD.

Saint Benedicta of Assisi

St. Benedicta of Assisi was a poor Clare nun. She succeeded St. Clare of Assisi as abbess of St. Damian’s abbey at Assisi, Italy. In 1260, she died of natural causes.

Saint Largus of Aquileia

St. Largus of Aquileia was a Christian lay man in Aquileia, Italy. He was martyred in the persecutions of Numerian. He was beheaded in 284AD.

Saint Papa of Seleucia

St. Papa of Seleucia was born in Lycaonia, Asia Minor, and was also known as Papas. He was a martyr and died in Seleucia, Persia.

Saint Felix of Aquileia

St. Felix of Aquileia was a layman in Aquileia, Italy. He was martyred in the persecutions of Numerian. He was beheaded in 284AD.

Saint Agapitus of Ravenna

St. Agapitus of Ravenna was also known as Agapetus or Agapito. He was a fourth century bishop of Ravenna, Italy.

Saint Malcoldia of Asti

St. Malcoldia of Asti was a Benedictine nun and an anchoress at Asti, Italy. She died in 1090AD due to natural causes.

Saint Aninus of Syria

St. Aninus of Syria was a hermit and miracle worker in Syria.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Allo of Bobbio
  • Damian of Terracina
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 16 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 16 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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