Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 21

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 21 every year.

Saint Ursula

• Agnes of Cologne
• Antonia of Cologne
• Calamanda of Calaf
• Cesarius of Cologne
• Cordula
• Cunigunde of Rapperswil
• Cyriacus of Cologne
• Fiolanus of Lucca
• Ignatius of Cologne
• James of Antioch
• Mauritius of Cologne
• Martha of Cologne
• Odilia
• Pontius of Cologne
• Sulpitius of Ravenna
• Vincent of Cologne

Blessed Charles of Austria

Blessed Giuseppe Puglisi

Saint Wendelin

Saint Laura of Saint Catherine of Siena

Saint Malchus of Syria

Saint Finian Munnu

Blessed Peter of Città di Castello

Saint Hilarion of Gaza

Saint Celina of Meaux

Saint Petrus Yu Tae-Ch’ol

Blessed Hilarion of Moglena

Blessed Sancho of Aragon

Saint Viator of Lyons

Saint Berthold of Parma

Blessed Iulianus Nakaura

Saint Asterius

St Asterius was also known as Astericus. He was a priest under Pope Callistus. When Pope Callistus was killed, he secretly buried him and as a consequence, he was drowned in the Tiber River at Ostia, Italy and martyred by the order of Emperor Alexander Severus. 

His body was recovered and buried in Ostia and his relics were enshrined in the cathedral in Ostia.

Saint Zoticus of Nicomedia

St Zoticus of Nicomedia was also known as Zotico. He was one of a group of 15 Christian soldiers who were tortured, thrown from a boat to drown at the sea and martyred in 303 AD, at the imperial residence at Nicomedia on the Black Sea during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Dasius of Nicomedia

St Dasius of Nicomedia was also known as Dasio. He was one of a group of 15 Christian soldiers who were tortured, thrown from a boat to drown at the sea and martyred in 303 AD, at the imperial residence at Nicomedia on the Black Sea during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Caius of Nicomedia

St Caius of Nicomedia was also known as Gaius. He was one of a group of 15 Christian soldiers who were tortured, thrown from a boat to drown at the sea and martyred in 303 AD, at the imperial residence at Nicomedia on the Black Sea during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Condedus

St Condedus was also known as Condé or Condède. He was born in England. He was an evangelist who worked from an island in the Seine near Caudebec. He became a hermit at Fontaine-de-Saint-Valéry, France and later a monk at Fontenelle Abbey. He died in 690 AD.

Saint Gebizo

St Gebizo was born in Cologne, Germany. He was a Benedictine monk at Monte Cassino in 1076 AD. He was a spiritual student of Saint Desiderius who later became Pope Victor III.

In 1087 AD, he died of natural causes.

Blessed Gundisalvus of Lagos

Blessed Gundisalvus of Lagos at Lagos, Portugal. He was an Augustinian monk and a renowned preacher. In 1422 AD, he died of natural causes. In 1778 AD, he was beatified by Pope Clement XIV through cultus confirmation.

Blessed Imana of Loss

Blessed Imana of Loss was also known as Himmanna, Imaina or Imaine. She was a Cistercian Benedictine nun and an abbess at Salzinnes, Namur, France. She later became an abbess at Flines, diocese of Cambrai, France.

In 1270 AD, she died of natural causes.

Saint Agatho the Hermit

St Agatho the Hermit was also known as Agatho of Egypt or Agathon. He was a hermit, a monk and later an abbot in the Egyptian desert in the fourth century. He was one of the leaders in the early monastic movement.

Saint Letizia

St Letizia was also known as Laetitia, Leticia or Letycie. After his death, his relics were enshrined in Ayerbe, Spain.

Saint Cilinia

St Cilinia was also known as Celina or Céline. She was the blind mother of Saint Remigius of Rheims and Saint Principius of Soissons.

In 458 AD, she died of natural causes in Laon, France.

Saint Hugh of Ambronay

St Hugh of Ambronay was a Benedictine monk. Abbot of Ambronay Abbey, diocese of Belley, France in the 9th century. He died in the 10th century.

Saint Maurontus of Marseilles

St Maurontus of Marseilles was an abbot of Saint Victor Abbey at Marseilles, France. He later became the Bishop of Marseilles  in767 AD. He died in 804 AD.

Saint Severinus of Bordeaux

St Severinus of Bordeaux was also known as Seurin or Severino. He was the Bishop of Bordeaux, France in 405 AD. He died in 420 AD.

Saint Tuda of Lindisfarne

St Tuda of Lindisfarne was a monk in Ireland and later the Bishop of Lindisfarne, England. He died of the plague in 664 AD.

Saint Zaira

St Zaira was martyred in the 10th century in Spain by Moors.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Matthew Gimera of Agrigento
  • Wulfilak of Trier
  • Tudwen ferch Brychan
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 21 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 21 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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