This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is November 27 2023.
Saint Severinus the Hermit
St Severinus the Hermit, also known as Severin, died in 540 AD in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France of natural causes.
He was a hermit in Paris, France, living in a walled-up cell. He is acknowledged as a spiritual teacher of Saint Cloud.
His relics are enshrined in the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
St Bilhild also known as Bilhildis was born to the nobility in 630 AD near Würzburg, Germany. She was a wife to the Duke of Thuringia.
She later became a widow. She founded the convent of Altenmünster in Mainz, Germany. She died in 710 AD.
Saint Hirenarchus of Sebaste
St Hirenarchus of Sebaste was also known as Hirenarkus, Hiernarkus, or Hiernarchus. He died in 305 AD at Sebaste, Armenia.
Additionally, he was a pagan but got converted while witnessing the faith of the Martyrs of Sebaste during their persecution, and later he was martyred with them.
Saint Acacius of Sebaste
St Acacius of Sebaste was a priest at Sebaste, Armenia. He was martyred during the persecutions of Diocletian with Saint Hirenachus and seven female companions whose names are yet to be known.
He died in 305 AD at Sebaste, Armenia.
Saint Valerian of Aquileia
St Valerian of Aquileia was a bishop of Aquileia, Italy. He fought for years to eradicate Arianism however he died in 389 AD.
St Facundus, also known as Facundo, was a martyr born in Léon, Spain. The monastery of Sahagun, Spain, and the town that grew up around it, was named in his honour.
He was beheaded in 300 AD in Sahagun, Spain.
Saint Siffred of Carpentras
St Siffred of Carpentras, also known as Siffrein, Suffredus, or Syffroy, was born in Albano, Italy.
He was a monk at Lérins Abbey and bishop of Carpentras, France. He died in 540 AD.
Saint John Angeloptes
St John Angeloptes was a bishop of Ravenna, Italy in 430 AD. He was the metropolitan of Aemilia and Flaminia.
In addition, he once received a vision of an angel who helped him celebrate the Eucharist. He later died of natural causes in 433 AD.
Saint John of Pavia
St John of Pavia was a ninth-century bishop of Pavia, Italy for 12 years.
He was noted for his care for the poor, his insistence on clerical discipline, and his work against vice in the general population of his diocese.
Saint Primitivus of Sahagun
St Primitivus of Sahagun, also known as Primitivo of Sahagun, was a Martyr born in Léon, Spain.
He was later beheaded in 300 AD at Sahagun, Spain.
Saint Apollinaris of Monte Cassino
St Apollinaris of Monte Cassino died in 828 AD. He was an abbot of Monte Cassino Abbey for eleven years.
Saint Gallgo was born in Welsh and was a sixth-century founder of the Llanallgo monastery in Anglesey, Wales.
Martyrs of Antioch
Martyrs of Antioch is a group of Christians martyred together for their faith.
Their names are;
Martyrs of Nagasaki
Martyrs of Nagasaki were Christians in a group of eleven who were martyred together for their faith during a period of official persecution in Japan.
They were beatified on May 7 1867 by Pope Pius IX. They died on November 27 1619 in Nagasaki, Japan.
Their names are;
- Thomas Koteda Kyumi
- Romanus Motoyama Myotaro
- Michaël Takeshita
- Matthias Nakano
- Matthias Kozasa
- Leo Nakanishi
- Ioannes Motoyama
- Ioannes Iwanaga
- Bartholomaeus Seki
- Antonius Kimura
- Alexius Nakamura
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War who were murdered from 1934 to 1939, during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War.
These are the names of some of them.
- Pedro Armendáriz Zabaleta
- Miguel Aguado Camarillo
- Juan Antonio de Bengoa Larriñaga
- José Pérez González
- Eduardo Camps Vasallo
- Bartolomé Gelabert Pericás
Other Saints of the Day for November 27 2023
- Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
- James of Rostov
- Gregory of Sinai
- Edwold of Cerne
- Congar of Congresbury
- Angelus Sinesius
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