This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on March 20 2023.
Saint John Nepomucene
Saint Wulfram of Sens
Saint Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
Blessed Ambrose Sansedoni of Siena
Blessed John Baptist Spagnuolo
Blessed Nikolle Prennushi
Saint Jósef Bilczewski
Blessed Francis Palau y Quer
Saint Maria Josefa Sancho de Guerra
Saint Herbert of Derwentwater
Saint Clement of Ireland
Saint Archippus of Colossi
Saint Martin of Braga
Blessed Hippolytus Galantini
Saint Photina of Rome
Saint Guillermo de Peñacorada
Blessed Jeanne Veron
Saint John Sergius
St. John Sergius, also recognized as John of Mar Sabas, was a monk who resided at the hermitage abbey called Saint Sabas’, located near Jerusalem.
He, along with 20 other monks, were martyred during an Arab assault against Christians, which resulted in many injuries and some escapees.
Stephen, one of the survivors, composed a poem in honor of the group recognized as the Martyrs of Mar Sabas. St. John Sergius passed away in the year 796 AD.
Saint Remigius of Strasbourg
St. Remigius of Strasbourg, also called Remi or Remidius, was born into a noble family as the son of Hugh of Alsace and was related to St. Odilia of Hohenburg.
He served as an abbot at Münster near Colmar, France, and later became a bishop at Strasbourg, France in 776 AD. Unfortunately, he passed away in 783 AD.
Saint Anastasius XVI
St. Anastasius XVI, who was also referred to as Anastasius of Jerusalem or Anastasius of Saint Sabas, was a monk and archimandrite at St. Sabas Abbey situated in Jerusalem.
Alongside his brothers, he was killed in an assault by a group of robbers in the year 797 AD.
Martyrs of San Sabas
The group known as the Martyrs of San Sabas consisted of twenty monks who were martyred together in their monastery located in Palestine.
They were killed by invading Saracens and died in the year 797 AD when they were burned inside the San Sabas monastery.
Saint Nicetas of Apollonias
St. Nicetas of Apollonias was a bishop who served in the region of Apollonias situated in Bithynia, which is present-day Turkey.
He faced persecution and was banished to Anatolia as a result of his opposition to the iconoclasm of Emperor Leo III.
Saint Urbitius of Metz
St. Urbitius of Metz served as the bishop of Metz, France. He constructed a church in tribute to St. Felix of Nola, which was later integrated into the St. Clement monastery.
St. Urbitius passed away in the year 420 AD.
Saint Tertricus of Langres
St. Tetricus of Langres was the son of St. Gregory of Langres and the uncle of St. Gregory of Tours.
He served as the bishop of Langres, which is situated in France, in the year 540 AD. St. Tetricus passed away in 572 AD.
Saint Benignus of Flay
St. Benignus of Flay, also recognized as Benignus of Fontenelle, was a monk who served as an abbot at Fontenelle and Flay, both situated in France. He died in the year 725 AD.
Saint Cathcan of Rath-derthaighe
St. Cathcan of Rath-derthaighe was a bishop of Rath-derthaighe, Ireland.
Martyrs of Amisus
The martyrs of Amisus were a group of Christian women martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. They were burned to death in 300 AD in Amisus, Paphlagonia (modern Samsun, Turkey).
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Martyrs of Rome
The martyrs of Rome were a group of Christians martyred together in the persecution of Roman Emperor Nero.
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Martyrs of Syria
The martyrs of Syria were a group of Christians who were martyred together in Syria.
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