Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 15

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 15 every year.

👉 Saint Teresa of Jesus (Saint Teresa of Avila), Virgin and Doctor

Saint Magdalena of Nagasaki

Saint Barsen of Edessa

Saint Thecla of Kitzingen

Saint Aurelia of Strasbourg

Saint Euthymius the Younger

Saint Severus of Trier

Saint Odilo

St Odilo was a Benedictine monk at Gorze, Lorraine, France. In 945 AD, he became the Abbot of Stavelot-Malmedy, Belgium. He made his monastery a centre of learning in the region and an example of discipline. He died of natural causes in 954 AD.

Saint Willa of Nonnberg

St Willa was a nun at Nonnberg Abbey in Austria. She retired from community life to live as an anchoress in her later life. She died in 1050 AD.

Saint Callistus of Huesca

St Callistus of Huesca was born in Huesca, Spain. He was a friend of Saint Mercutialis. He was martyred in 1003 AD in France by Saracens.

Saint Leonard of Vandoeuvre

St Leonard was a hermit who founded the Vandoeuvre Abbey in France and served as its first abbot. He died in 570 AD.

Saint Sabinus of Catania

St Sabinus of Catania was the Bishop of Catania, Sicily. He resigned to become a hermit in later years. He died in 760 AD.

Saint Fortunatus of Rome

St Fortunatus of Rome died as a martyr in 537 AD in Rome, Italy.

Saint Cannatus of Marseilles

St Cannatus of Marseilles was the bishop of Marseilles, France in the fifth century.

Martyrs of Cologne

The Martyrs of Cologne were a group of 360 Christian soldiers martyred together in 303 AD outside the city walls of Cologne, Germany during the persecutions of Diocletian and Maximian.

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;

  • Blessed Pere Verdaguer Saurina
  • Blessed Narcis BastĂ© y BastĂ©
  • Blessed Josefa MartĂ­nez PĂ©rez
  • Blessed Cipriano Alguacil Torredenaida

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • William de Eril
  • Sofia
  • Sancho of Soria
  • Gonsalvo of Lagos
  • Fortunata of Campania
  • Filippa de Chantemilan
  • Ferdinand Sorita
  • Eusebia of Vercelli
  • Elizabeth of Hoven
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 15 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 15 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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