Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 11

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 11 every year.

👉 Saint John XXIII, Pope

Saint Maria Soledad Torres Acosta

Saint Canice

Saint Alexander Sauliaint Gummarus

Saint Philip the Deacon

Saint Phêrô Lê Tùy

Blessed James Grissinger

Saint Agilbert of Paris

Saint Bruno the Great

Saint Tarachus of Cladiopolis

Saint Andronicus of Ephesus

Feast of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint Nectarius of Constantinople

Saint Probus of Side

Blessed Meinards

Saint Guiadenzio of Gniezno

Saint Firminus of Uzès

Saint Andronicus

Saint Andronicus was a Roman soldier who was born in 239 AD at Claudiopolis, Isauria, Ephesus. After he converted to Christianity, he was arrested, tortured and mauled by animals in the arena. When he did not die, he was stabbed to death by Roman soldiers at Tarsus during the persecutions of Diocletian and Maximian in 304 AD.

Saint Ethelburgh of Barking

St Ethelburgh of Barking was also known as Aethelburh, Ethelburga, Ethelburge or Edilburge. She was the sister of Saint Erconwald of London.

She was a spiritual student of Saint Hildelith of Barking and the first abbess of Barking Abbey in Essex, England. She died in 675 AD.

Saint Anastasius the Apocrisarius

St Anastasius the Apocrisarius was a monk and later a priest. He was a high diplomatic representative in Rome. He accompanied Saint Maximus the Confessor into exile. In 666 AD, he died near the Tzager fortress in the Caucasus mountains.

Saint Eufridus

St Eufridus was also known as Eufredo or Teofredo. He was a Benedictine monk near Asti, Italy in the seventh century. He later became an abbot.

He was martyred in 732 AD by invading Saracens in the Piedmont region of Italy. His relics were enshrined in the cathedral of Alba, Italy.

Saint Juliana of Pavilly

St Juliana of Pavilly was also known as Little Sister of Jesus. She was a servant girl and a Benedictine nun at Pavilly, Normandy, France.

She was a spiritual student of Saint Benedicta and later an abbess at Pavilly. She died of natural causes in 750 AD.

Saint Placidia

St Placidia was a nun who was venerated at Verona, Italy where she lived. She was also known for her sanctity. She was most of the time mistakenly identified as Emperor Valentinian III’s daughter. She died in 460 AD.

Saint Sarmata

St Sarmata was also known as Sarmatas. He was a monk and a desert hermit. She was the spiritual student of Saint Anthony the Abbot.

In 357 AD, he was martyred by Bedouins in the deserts of Egypt.

Saint Ansilio

St Ansilio was also known as Ansillo. He was a monk in the seventh century.

After his death, his relics were enshrined at the monastery of Lagny, France.

Saint Germanus of Besancon

St Germanus of Besancon was the Bishop of Besancon, France. He was martyred in 390 AD by Arians.

Saint Gratus of Oloron

St Gratus of Oloron was the first bishop of Oloron in southern France. He died of natural causes in 506 AD.

Saint Santino of Verdun

St Santino of Verdun was a Missionary bishop in Verdun, France.

Saint Emilian of Rennes

St Emilian of Rennes was a Hermit in Rennes, Brittany, France.

Saint Digna of Sicily

St Digna died as a martyr in Sicily

Martyrs of Sicily

The Martyrs of Sicily were a group of eight Christians who were martyred together in Sicily, Italy.

Their names are

  • Ampodus
  • Anastasius
  • Faustus
  • Januarius
  • Jovinian
  • Marcellus
  • Martialis
  • Placidus.

Martyrs of Vilcassin

The Martyrs of Vilcassin were four Christians who were martyred together in Vexin Lugdunense territory of Gaul, now in modern Vilcassin, France.

Their names are;

  • Nicasius
  • Pienza
  • Quirinus
  • Scubicolus

Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War

These are the names of 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;

• Angel Ramos Velázquez

Other Saints Celebrated Today

• Susanna of Blois

List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 11 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 11 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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