Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for November 17

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on November 17 every year.

👉 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious

Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus

Saint Hugh of Lincoln

Saint Florinus of RemĂĽs

Saint Hilda of Whitby

Saint Aignan of Orléans

Blessed Yosafat Kotsylovskyi

Saint Gregory of Tours

Saint Juan del Castillo RodrĂ­guez

Saint Giacinto Ansalone

Blessed Salomea of Galicia

Blessed SĂ©bastien-Loup Hunot

Saint Acisclus

Saint Victoria of Cordoba

Saint Lazarus Zographos

Saint Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon

St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon was born in 1590 in Hirado, Nagasaki, Japan and was also known as Father Thomas of St. Hyacinth. He was a Dominican missionary priest first in Formosa and then in Japan. He was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Tokugawa Yemitsu. He died on 17th November,1634 in Nishizaka, Nagasaki, Japan and canonized on 18th October, 1987 by Pope John Paul II.

Saint Hugh of Novara

Saint Hugh of Novara was born in France and was also known as Hugo of Nucaria, Hugo of Noaria or Ugo Hugh. He has an additional memorial on 16th August in Novara, Sicily. He was a Cistercian Benedictine monk and a spiritual student of St. Bernard of Clairvaux. He served as the first abbot at the abbey in Novara, Sicily. He died in 1170AD due to natural causes and is the patron of Bovara in Sicily.

Saint Eugene of Florence

St. Eugene of Florence was a spiritual student of St. Ambrose of Milan. He was a deacon in Florence, Italy, working with St. Zenobius of Florence. He died in 422.

Saint Namasius of Vienne

St. Namasius of Vienne was also referred to as Naamat, Namaise, Namacio, Namat or Namatius. He was a bishop of Vienne in France. He died in 599AD.

Saint Zacchaeus of Palestine

St. Zacchaeus of Palestine was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. He was beheaded in 302AD and died in Palestine.

Saint Alphaeus of Palestine

St. Alphaeus of Palestine was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. He was beheaded in 302AD and died in Palestine.

Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War

The martyrs of the Spanish Civil war were some of the thousands of people were murdered from 1934 to 1939 during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War. 

Their names are;

  • Blessed Josefa GironĂ©s Arteta
  • Blessed Eusebio Roldán Vielva
  • Blessed Lorenza DĂ­az Bolaños
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is November 17 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is November 17 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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