This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on May 26 every year.
Saint Mary Ann de Paredes
Our Lady of Caravaggio
Blessed Francis Patrizzi
Blessed Andrea Franchi
Blessed Lambert Péloguin of Vence
Saint Pere Sans Jordà
Saint Iosephus Chang Song-Jib
Saint Gioan Doàn 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.
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.
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.
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
- Maria del Fonte of Caravaggio
- Maria Angelica Mastroti of Papasidero
- Arnaldo Buysson and Companions
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