Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for May 24

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on May 24 every year.

Our Lady, Help of Christians

Martyrs of the Small West Gate

  • Saint Agatha Kim A-Gi
  • Saint Agatha Yi So-Sa
  • Saint Anna Pak A-Gi
  • Saint Augustine Yi Kwang-Hon
  • Saint Barbara Han A-Gi
  • Saint Damianus Nam Myong-Hyok
  • Saint Lucia Pak Hui-Sun
  • Saint Magdalena Kim Ob-I
  • Saint Petrus Kwon Tug-In

Saint Simeon Stylites the Younger

Blessed Maria Gargani

Saint David of Scotland

Saint Joanna the Myrrhbearer

Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau

Blessed John del Prado

Blessed Nicetas of Pereaslav

Saint Susanna

Saint Afra of Brescia

Blessed Isidore Ngei Ko Lat

Blessed Mario Vergara

Saint Donatian of Nantes

Saint Rogatian of Nantes

Saint Vincent of Lérins

Blessed Benedict of Cassino

Saint Sérvulo of Trieste

Saint Marciana of Galatia

Blessed Juan of Huete

Blessed Juan of Huete died of natural causes in 1442 AD. He was a Mercedarian friar at the convent of Santa Maria in Huete, Spain. Greatly increased their already excellent library. He was a friend and counsellor to the royal family and converted many Muslims in the Iberian peninsula to Christianity. After his death. he was buried in the church of the convent of Santa Maria, Huete, Spain.

Saint Manahen

St Manahen was also known as Manaen. He was a friend of Herod Antipas. Manahen was one of those who laid hands on St Paul and St Barnabas, and sent the two Apostles on the first of Paul’s missionary journeys. May have been Saint Luke’s source for information on King Herod and family. Additionally, he was likely one of the founders of the Church in Antioch and also had the gift of prophecy.

Saint Gennadius of Astorga

St Gennadius of Astorga died in 931 AD. He was a Benedictine monk at Argeo, Spain and also an abbot of San Pedro de Montes, which he restored. He helped spread the Benedictine Rule through northwest Spain. In addition, he was a bishop of Astorga, Spain for 35 years and later resigned his see in 931 AD, and retired to live his remaining years as a monk and hermit at San Pedro.

Saint Palladia

St Palladia died in 2nd century in Galatia. She was in one of a group of wives of 2nd century martyred soldiers under the command of St Meletius. Following the death of the soldiers, the wives and children were martyred, as well. In addition, she was a patronage of martyrs and she is represented by a group of women and children holding palms of martyrdom.

Blessed Thomas Vasière

Blessed Thomas Vasière was a French born and died of natural causes at the convent of Santa Maria in Tolosa, Spain. He was a Mercedarian friar at the convent of Santa Maria in Tolosa, Spain. He ransomed 114 Christians from Muslim slavery in north Africa, preaching Christianity as he made his way to them and back.

Saint Hubert of Bretigny

St Hubert of Bretigny, also known as Hugbert or Uberto, died of natural causes in 714 AD. He was in the face of family opposition, at age 12 Hubert became a Benedictine monk at Bretigny, Noyon, France.

Blessed Philip of Piacenza

Blessed Philip of Piacenza died if natural causes in 1306 AD. He was a priest and also an Augustinian hermit at Piacenza, Italy. Additionally, he wore iron armor at all times as a way of reducing his concern for things of the flesh.

Blessed John of Montfort

Blessed John of Montfort died on 25 May 1177 AD at Nicosia, Cyprus, He was a Benedictine Knight Templar of Jerusalem and was once wounded in combat with the Saracens. Sadly, he was taken to Cyprus where he never fully recovered.

Saint Meletius the Soldier

St Meletius the Soldier died as a martyr. He was an officer in the imperial Roman army who was executed with 252 of his men for being Christian but the date and location is still unknown.

Saint Vincent of Porto Romano

St Vincent of Porto Romano died ad a martyr in Porto Romano, Italy.

Saint Patrick of Bayeux

St Patrick of Bayeux was a bishop of Bayeux, France and died in 469 AD.

Blessed Diego Alonso

Blessed Diego Alonso was a Mercedarian missionary to Peru and also a miracle worker.

Martyrs of Istria

Martyrs of Istria was a group of early martyrs in the Istria peninsula.

Their Names are;

  • Zoëllus
  • Silvanus
  • Servilius
  • Felix
  • Diocles

Martyrs of Plovdiv

Martyrs of Plovdiv were 38 Christians martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian and Maximian. They were beheaded in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Our Lady of China
  • Segin of Armagh
  • Our Lady of Quercioli
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 24 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 24 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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