Saint of the Day for March 20 2023

Today is Friday, June 2, 2023

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).

Their names are;

  • Alexandra
  • Caldia
  • Derphuta
  • Euphemia
  • Euphrasia
  • Juliana
  • Matrona
  • Theodosia

Martyrs of Rome

The martyrs of Rome were a group of Christians martyred together in the persecution of Roman Emperor Nero.

Their names are;

  • Anatolius
  • Cyriaca
  • Joseph
  • Parasceve
  • Photis
  • Photius
  • Sebastian
  • Victor

Martyrs of Syria

The martyrs of Syria were a group of Christians who were martyred together in Syria.

Their names are;

  • Cyril
  • Eugene
  • Paul

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Eithene
  • Michel Carnano
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 20 2023 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is March 20 2023 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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