Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for May 26

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on May 26 every year.

👉 Saint Philip Neri, Priest

Saint Mary Ann de Paredes

Our Lady of Caravaggio

Blessed Francis Patrizzi

Blessed Andrea Franchi

Blessed Lambert PĂ©loguin of Vence

Saint Pere Sans JordĂ 

Saint Iosephus Chang Song-Jib

Saint Gioan DoĂ n Trinh Hoan

Pope Saint Eleuterus

Saint Quadratus the Apologist

Saint Ponsiano Ngondwe

Saint Desiderius of Vienne

Saint Anderea Kaggwa

Blessed Berengar of Saint-Papoul

Blessed Berengar of Saint-Papoul, also known as Berenger, Berencardus or Berengary. He was a Benedictine monk at the monastery of St-Papoul, Toulouse, France. Additionally, he was a model of the monastic life and miracle worker. He later died of natural causes on 26 May 1093 AD.

Saint Fugatius the Missionary

St Fugatius the Missionary was also known as Phaganu, Fagan, Ffager or Phaganus. He was a second century missionary from Rome, Italy to the British Isles, sent by Pope Saint Eleutherius at the request of King Lucius. Apparently worked in south Wales to judge by the churches dedicated to him. His relics were enshrined at Glastonbury Abbey.

Saint Damian the Missionary

St Damian the Missionary was also known as Derivianus, Diruvianus, Deruvian or Dyfan. He was a second century missionary from Rome, Italy to the British Isles, sent by Pope Saint Eleutherius at the request of King Lucius. Apparently worked in south Wales to judge by the churches dedicated to him. His relics were enshrined at Glastonbury Abbey.

Saint Simitrius of Rome

St Simitrius of Rome, also known as Simitrio or Simetrio, was beheaded on 159 AD on the Via Salaria Nuova in Rome, Italy. Simitrius and 22 fellow parishioners, whose names have not come down to us, were grabbed and summarily executed for their faith while at prayers. He was a martyr.

Saint Regintrudis of Nonnberg

St Regintrudis of Nonnberg, also known as Regintrude, died in 750 AD. She was nun and also an abbess of Nonnberg Abbey near Salzburg, Austria.

Saint Priscus of Auxerre

St Priscus of Auxerre, also known as Prisco, died in 272 AD near Auxerre, France. He was an officer in the imperial Roman army. He along with several of his soldiers and some citizens of Besançon, France were martyred for their faith.

Saint Oduvald of Melrose

St Oduvald of Melrose was Born to the Scottish nobility and died of natural causes in 698 AD. He was a governor of the province of Laudon and he gave up his wealth and status to become a monk and then abbot at Melrose Abbey.

Saint Guinizo

St Guinizo, also known as Guinizzone, was born in Spain and died of natural causes in 1050 AD. He was a Benedictine monk at Monte Cassino. After the destruction of the abbey there, he spent the rest of his life as a hermit on the mountain.

Saint Felicissimus of Todi

St Felicissimus of Todi died in 303 AD in Todi, Umbria, Italy where his relics still survive. He was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Alphaeus

St Alphaeus, also known as Cleophas, was a father of St James the Less, as mentioned in Matthew 10:3 (…James, the son of Alphaeus…) and also a confessor of the faith.

Saint Heraclius of Todi

St Heraclius of Todi died in 303 AD in Todi, Italy where his relics still survive. He was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Paulinus of Todi

St Paulinus of Todi died in 303 AD in Todi, Italy where his relics still survive. He was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Zachary of Vienne

St Zachary of Vienne died 106 AD and he was the second bishop of Vienne, France. He was martyred in the persecutions of Trajan.

Saint Becan of Cork

St Becan of Cork, also known as Becan of Cluain-Aird-Mobecog, was a sixth-century hermit near Cork, Ireland.

Saint Quadratus

St Quadratus died as a martyr in Africa but the dates are still unknown. St Augustine of Hippo wrote about him.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Pardo
  • Maria del Fonte of Caravaggio
  • Maria Angelica Mastroti of Papasidero
  • Arnaldo Buysson and Companions
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 26 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 26 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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