This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on November 19 every year.
Saint Mechtilde of Helfta
Saint Ebbe of Minster-in-Thanet
Blessed James Benfatti
Pope Saint Pontian
Saint Barlaam of Antioch
Saint Simon of Mount Mercury
Blessed Alexandre Planas Saurí
Blessed Eliseo García y García
Obadiah the Prophet
Saint Nerses the Great
St Nerses the Great, the father of St Isaac the great, died in the year 373 AD. He received his education at Cappadocia. His wife was a princess of the Mamikonian family .He was a Catholicos in the year 353 AD. Nerses was exiled due to some of his proposed reforms which displeased King Arshak III until recalled in the year 369 AD by King Pap who after 4 years murdered him by poisoning.
Saint James of Sasseau
St James of Sasseau was born at Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey). He was an army officer who travelled extensively. He was eventually assigned to Gaul where he retired. He was also a Priest at Clermont, France, a Benedictine monk at Bourges, France and a hermit at Sasseau, France. He died in the year 865 as a result of natural causes.
Saint Atto of Tordino
St Atto of Tordino a Benedictine monk was the first Abbot of Tordino Abbey near Teramo, Italy in the year 1004 AD. He died in the year 1010 AD. Pilgrims used to drink the water that dripped from the ceiling above his tomb on Pentecost. His tomb and relics have long since been destroyed.
Saint Eudon of Le Puy
St Eudon of Le Puy also known as Eudone, Odo died in the year 720 AD in the area of Le Puy, Aquitaine (in modern France). He was a Monk and then abbot in the area of Le Puy, Aquitaine (in modern France).
Saint Maximus of Rome
St Maximus of Rome was a priest martyred in the persecutions of Valerian. He died in the year 255 AD on the Appian Way in Rome, Italy and buried in the catacombs of Saint Xystus, Rome.
Saint Azas of Isauria
St Azas of Isauria was one of about 150 Christian soldiers martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. He died in the year 304 AD in Isauria, Asia Minor.
Saint Severinus of Vienne
St Severinus of Vienne was martyred in the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius in the year 170 AD in Vienne, France.
Saint Maximus of Caesarea
St Maximus of Caesarea a rural itinerant bishop was a Martyr who died in the year 255AD at Caesarea, Cappadocia (Modern day Turkey).
Saint Exuperius of Vienne
St Exuperius of Vienne died in the year 170 AD in Vienne, France. He was martyred in the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius.
Saint Felician of Vienne
St Felician of Vienne was martyred in the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius. He died in Vienne, France in the year 170.
Saint Medana was born in Ireland. She was a consecrated virgin in the eighth century who lived most of her life in the area of Galloway, Scotland.
St Tuto also known as Toto, Totto died in the year 815 AD. He Founded Ottobeuren Abbey in Ottobeuren, Germany in the year 764 AD.
Martyrs of Heraclea
Martyrs of Heraclea died in Heraclea, Thrace. They are a mix of nuns, Forty women, widows and other lay women. They were martyred together.
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Our Lady of Providence
- Egbert of York
- David of Augsburg
- Corbre of Anglesey
- Barlaam of Caves
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