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Saint of the Day for May 29

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on May 29 every year.

👉 Saint Paul VI, Pope

Saint Ursula Ledochowska

Saint Maximinus of Trier

Blessed Richard Thirkeld

Saint Bona of Pisa

Saint Conon the Elder

Saint Cyril of Caesarea

Saint Conon the Younger

Blessed Gerardesca

Martyrs of Toulouse

Blessed Giles Dalmasia

Blessed Giles Dalmasia, also known as Egidio, died in Africa in 1399 AD. He obtained a degree in theology and also he was a Mercedarian. While suffering regular beatings and abuse for being a Christian, he not only ransomed many Christian slaves in Africa but also converted others to the faith. Additionally, he was a martyr.

Saint Hesychius of Antioch

St Hesychius of Antioch, also known as Esichio, drowned to death in 303 AD in the River Orontes near Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey). He was an imperial Roman soldier during a period of persecution. Suddenly moved to proclaim his faith, he threw off his military belt and announced himself a Christian. He was promptly executed as a martyr.

Saint Felix de Atarés

St Felix de Atarés was born in Saragossa, Spain and died of natural causes in 750 AD. He was a brother of St Votus and also a hermit in the Pyranees mountains under a huge rock on which the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, a cradle of Christianity in Navarre and Aragon, was later built.

Saint Votus de Atarés

St Votus de Atarés was born in Saragossa, Spain and died of natural causes in 750 AD. He was a brother of St Felix and also a hermit in the Pyranees mountains under a huge rock on which the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, a cradle of Christianity in Navarre and Aragon, was later built.

Saint John de Atarés

St John de Atarés died of natural causes in 750 AD. He was a hermit in the diocese of Jaca, Aragonese Pyrenees (in modern Spain). His cell was under a huge rock on which the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, a cradle of Christianity in Navarre and Aragon, was later built.

Saint Daganus

St Daganus died of natural causes in 609 AD. He was a bishop honoured in Galloway, Scotland, who was known for his personal piety. Additionally, he was Involved in the dispute over using the Roman or Celtic computation for Easter. St Bede the Venerable wrote about him, and his name is part of the Dunkeld Litany.

Saint Eleutherius of Rocca d’Arce

St Eleutherius of Rocca d’Arce was born in England and later died of natural causes in Rocca d’Arce, Italy. He was a brother of St Grimwald and St Fulk. He later died while on pilgramage and later become a patronage of Rocca d’Arce, Italy.

Saint Senator of Milan

St Senator of Milan was born in Milan, Italy and died of natural causes in 480 AD. He was a priest and a papal legate to the Byzantine court of Theodosius II for Pope Saint Leo the Great. Additionally, he attended the Council of Chalcedon and later become Archbishop of Milan, Italy in 472 AD.

Saint Gerald of Mâcon

St Gerald of Mâcon, also known as Gerardo, died in 927 AD. He was a Benedictine monk at Brou and later become bishop of Mâcon, France for 40 years, but in his old age he resigned and retired to his old monastery to live as a hermit.

Saint Theodosia of Caesarea

St Theodosia of Caesarea died in 303 AD in Caesarea, Palestine. She was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian were she died with 12 other Christian women, but none of their names have come down to us.

Saint Restitutus of Rome

St Restitutus of Rome died in 299 AD in Rome, Italy and was martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Maximus of Verona

St Maximus of Verona was a sixth-century bishop of Verona, Italy.

Martyrs of Trentino

Martyrs of Trentino, also known as Martyrs of Cappadocia, was born in Cappadocia and died 397 AD in Austria. The three missionaries to the Tyrol region of Austria, sent by Saint Ambrose of Milan and welcomed by Saint Vigilius of Trent and sadly they were all were martyred.

Their names are;

  • Alexander
  • Martyrius
  • Sisinius

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Joseph Gerard
  • Garcia d’Aure
  • Elia of San Clemente
  • Brunsecha of Killyon
  • Bernard of Roquefort
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 29 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 29 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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