Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for May 5

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on May 5 every year.

Conversion of Saint Augustine of Hippo

Saint Angelus of Jerusalem

Blessed Caterina Cittadini

Blessed Nuntius Sulprizio

Saint Godehard of Hildesheim

Saint Hilary of Arles

Blessed Benvenuto Mareni

Saint Judith of Prussia

Saint Avertinus of Tours

Saint Britto of Trier

Blessed Grzegorz Boleslaw Frackowiak

Saint Maurontius of Douai

Saint Maximus of Jerusalem

Saint Eulogius of Edessa

Saint Geruntius of Milan

Blessed John Haile

Saint Sacerdos of Limoges

Saint Leo of Africo

Saint Leo of Africo was said to have lived in Calabaria, Italy as a hermit in the 12th century. He was known to have used his time to do good works for the poor and also the contemplation of God.

He brought about the founding of a monastery in Africo, Reggio, Italy and was said to have lived out his later years there. His patronage was believed to have been in Africo, Nuovo. He passed away in Africo, Italy.

Saint Jovinian of Auxerre

Saint Jovinian of Auxerre also known as Gioviniano or Giovine was believed to be a missionary and a Lector of the church at Auxerre, France. He was said to have worked with Saint Peregrinus of Auxerre.

He passed away as a martyr in the year 300 AD.

Saint Peregrinus of Thessalonica

Saint Peregrinus of Thessalonica was believed to have passed away as a martyr in the persecutions of Diocletian after being burnt at the stake in the year 303 AD at Thessalonica.

Saint Sacerdos of Saguntum

Saint Sacerdos of Saguntum was said to have lived as a bishop of Saguntum which presently reffered to as Murviedro, in Spain. His patronage was said to have been in Saguntum, Spain.

He passed away in the year 560 AD due to natural causes.

Saint Irenaeus of Thessalonica

Saint Irenaeus of Thessalonica passed away as a martyr in the persecutions of Diocletian after being burnt at a stake in the year 303 AD at Thessalonica.

Saint Irenes of Thessalonica

Saint Irenes of Thessalonica was also believed to have been murdered as a martyr in the persecutions of Diocletian after also being burnt at the stake in the year 303 AD at Thessalonica.

Saint Euthymius of Alexandria

Saint Euthymius of Alexandria lived as a deacon in Alexandria, Egypt. He was believed to have died as a martyr after being imprisoned for his faith and being mistreated during imprisonment.

Saint Echa of Crayke

Saint Echa of Crayke commonly referred to as Etha of Crayke, was believed to have lived as a priest and as a hermit in Crayke, Yorkshire, England.

He passed away in the year 767 AD.

Saint Nicetus of Vienne

Saint Nicetus of Vienne was a bishop of Vienne, France. He was said to have supported the expansion and growth of monastic life in his diocese.

He passed away in the year 449 AD.

Saint Waldrada of Metz

Saint Waldrada of Metz was said to have been the first Abbess of Saint-Pierre-aux-Nonnais Abbey in Metz, France. She passed away in the year 620 AD.

Saint Silvanus of Rome

Saint Silvanus of Rome, famously known as Sylvanus was believed to have passed away as a martyr in Rome, Italy.

Saint Theodore of Bologna

Saint Theodore of Bologna lived as the bishop of Bologna, Italy for 2 decades. He passed away in the year 550 AD.

Saint Hydroc

Saint Hydroc, also known as, Hydoc, was said to have lived in the 5th century and his patronage to have been in Lanhdroc, Cornwall, England.

Saint Nectarius of Vienne

Saint Nectarius of Vienne lived as bishop of Vienne, France. He passed away in the year 445 AD.

Saint Crescentiana

Saint Crescentiana was believed to have passed away as a martyr in the 5th century in Rome, Italy.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Tosca
  • Teuteria
  • Prisca of San Sperate
  • Our Lady of Europe
  • Our Lady of Adoration
  • Martino of Finojosa
  • Lucio of Savoy
  • Lanno of Vasanello
  • Irene of Lecce
  • Faelan Finn of Kilcolumb
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 5 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is May 5 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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