This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is May 29 2023.
👉 Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
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
Martyrs of Toulouse
Blessed Giles Dalmasia
Blessed Giles Dalmasia, commonly referred to as Egidio, died as a martyr in Africa in the year 1399 AD. He earned a theology degree and belonged to the Mercedarian order.
Despite enduring frequent physical assaults and mistreatment due to his Christian beliefs, he undertook the noble task of redeeming numerous Christian slaves in Africa and successfully brought others to embrace Christianity.
Saint Hesychius of Antioch
St Hesychius of Antioch, also recognized as Esichio, met his martyrdom in the year 303 AD when he drowned in the River Orontes near Antioch (present-day Antakya, Turkey).
Serving as an imperial Roman soldier during a time of persecution, he experienced a profound change of heart that compelled him to publicly declare his Christian faith.
In a decisive moment, he discarded his military belt and boldly proclaimed his identity as a follower of Christ.
Saint Felix de Atarés
St. Felix de Atarés, hailing from Saragossa, Spain, died of natural causes in 750 AD. He was the sibling of St. Votus and lived as a hermit in the Pyrenees mountains, seeking solitude beneath a massive rock.
It is noteworthy that the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, a significant center of Christianity in the regions of Navarre and Aragon, would later be constructed at this very location.
Saint Votus de Atarés
St. Votus de Atarés, born in Saragossa, Spain, died of natural causes in 750 AD. He was the brother of St. Felix and resided as a hermit in the Pyrenees mountains, choosing seclusion beneath a vast rock.
Interestingly, the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, recognized as a significant Christian stronghold in the regions of Navarre and Aragon, would be constructed on the very site where he had sought solitude.
Saint John de Atarés
St. John de Atarés peacefully died in 750 AD from natural causes. He lived as a hermit in the diocese of Jaca, situated in the Aragonese Pyrenees of modern-day Spain.
His dwelling was a humble cell nestled beneath a massive rock, which later became the foundation for the construction of the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña.
This abbey held great significance as a center of Christianity, playing a pivotal role in the history of Navarre and Aragon.
St. Daganus, who died in 609 AD, met a natural end. He held the esteemed position of a bishop and was revered in Galloway, Scotland, for his exceptional devotion and spirituality.
Notably, he found himself embroiled in the debate regarding the calculation of Easter, whether to follow the Roman or Celtic method.
St. Bede the Venerable, a renowned historian and scholar, documented his life, while his name has been included in the Dunkeld Litany, an important liturgical text.
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 pilgrimage and later become a patron saint 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 where 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, died in 397 AD in Austria. The three missionaries to the Tyrol region of Austria, were sent by Saint Ambrose of Milan and welcomed by Saint Vigilius of Trent and sadly they were all martyred.
Their names are;
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Joseph Gerard
- Garcia d’Aure
- Elia of San Clemente
- Brunsecha of Killyon
- Bernard of Roquefort
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