Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for March 2

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on March 2 every year.

Saint Chad of Mercia

Saint Angela of the Cross Guerrero

Saint Agnes of Prague

Saint John Maron

Blessed Engelmar Unzeitig

Blessed Charles the Good

Saint Luke Casali

Saint Joavan of Brittany

Saint Quintus the Thaumaturge

Blessed Girolamo Carmelo di Savoia

Saint Cynibild of Laestingaeu

Saint Fergna the White

Saint Cuán of Ahascragh

St. Cuán of Ahascragh was also known as Cuán of Áth Eascrach, Cavan, Cuana, Dochua Oiléin, Dochuailéan or Mochua. He was listed in the early saint lists no further details about him is known. He died in 770 due to natural causes.

Saint Felix of Treves

St. Felix of Treves was a bishop of Treves, France in the late 4th-century. He was a zealous opponent of the Priscillianist heresy. Late in life he retired to live as a monk. Most early records of his diocese were destroyed in the 9th century, and no other information about him has survived.

Saint Prosperus of Como

St. Prosperus of Como was also known as Prospero. He was a bishop of Como, Italy in the latter 6th century. In 600AD he died of natural causes and was buried in the basilica of Sant’Abbondio in Como, Italy. His relics re-discovered in 1687.

Saint Willeic

St. Willeic was born in England and was also known as Velleicus, Willaik or Willeicus. He was a Benedictine monk and a spiritual student of St. Swithbert. He was a Prior and then an abbot of the abbey of Kaiserwerth, Germany. In 726 he died of natural causes.

Saint Basileus the Martyr

St. Basileus the Martyr was martyred in the persecution of Valerian. He died in 258AD at Rome, Italy and was buried beside the Latin Way.

Saint Troas

St. Troas was also known as Troade. He was martyred in the persecutions of Decius. St. Gregory the Wonderworker wrote about him. He died at Neo-Caesarea, Pontus (modern Turkey).

Saint Jovinus the Martyr

St. Jovinus the Martyr was martyred in the persecution of Valerian. He died in 258AD at Rome, Italy and was buried beside the Latin Way.

Saint Lorgius of Caesarea

St. Lorgius of Caesarea was also known as Lorgio. He died as a martyr at Caesarea, Cappadocia at an unknown date.

Saint Absolon of Caesarea

St. Absolon of Caesarea was also known as Absala of Caesarea. He was martyred at Caesarea, Cappadocia at an unknown date.

Saint Slebhene

St. Slebhene was born in Ireland and was also known as Slebhine. He was a monk and an abbot of Iona, Scotland from 752 to 767 when he died.

Saint Gistilian

St. Gistilian was also known as Gistlian. He was a fifth-sixth century monk at Menevia, Wales. St. David of Wales was his nephew.

Saint Lucius of Caesarea

St. Lucius of Caesarea died as a martyr at Caesarea, Cappadocia at an unknown date.

Martyrs of Campania

The Martyrs of Campania were also known as Martyrs under the Lombards. They were approximately 400 northern Italian Christians martyred for their faith by pagan Lombards. Their story was recorded by Pope Saint Gregory the Great, who reports that they people spent their final days supporting each other with prayer. In Campania, Italy 579AD is where they died.

Martyrs of Porto Romano

The Martyrs of Porto Romano were a group of Christians martyred in the persecution of Diocletian. They died in 305AD at Porto Romano at the mouth of the River Tiber, Rome, Italy.

Their names are;

  • Heraclius
  • Januaria
  • Paul
  • Secondilla
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 2 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 2 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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