Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 25

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 25 every year.

Saint Crispin and Saint Crispian

Blessed Thaddeus McCarthy

Blessed Maurus of Pécs

Saint Tabitha

Saint Chrysanthus and Saint Daria

Saint Gaudentius of Brescia

Saint Bernard of Calvo

Saint Miniato of Florence

Blessed Henry of Segusio

Saint Fronto of Périgueux

Saint Hilary of Mende

Saint Fructos of Segovia

Saint Goeznoveus of Léon

Blessed Edmund Daniel

Saint Guesnoveus of Quimper

St Guesnoveus of Quimper was also known as Gouernou, Goeznoveus, Governou or Guinou. 

He was the Bishop of Quimper, Brittany and founder of a monastery near Brest, France. In 675 AD, he died at Brest, France.

Saint Januarius of Sassari

St Januarius of Sassari was a deacon in Sardinia. In 303 AD, he was beheaded and martyred in Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Protus of Sassari

St Protus of Sassari was  a priest in Sardinia. In 303 AD, he was beheaded and martyred in Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Hildemarca of Fécamp

St Hildemarca of Fécamp was a Benedictine nun at the Saint Eulalia convent in Bordeaux, France.

She was invited by St Wandrille to govern the monastery he founded at Fécamp and became an abbess. She died in 670 AD.

Saint Dulcardus

St Dulcardus was also known as Doulchard. He was a monk at Saint-Mesmin Abbey in Orleans, France.

He became a hermit near Bourges, France where the village of Saint-Doulchard was named in his honour. He died in 584 AD.

Saint Lucius of Rome

St Lucius of Rome was one of a group of 50 soldiers who were martyred together in 269 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Claudius II.

Saint Peter of Rome

St Peter of Rome was one of a group of 50 soldiers who were martyred together in 269 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Claudius II.

Saint Theodosius of Rome

Saint Theodosius of Rome was one of a group of 50 soldiers who were martyred together in 269 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Claudius II.

Saint Lupus of Bayeux

St Lupus of Bayeux was a bishop of Bayeux, France in the fifth century.

Saint Martirio of Constantinople

St Martirio of Constantinople was a sub-deacon. He was martyred by Arians during the persecutions of emperor Constantius.

Saint Marciano of Constantinople

St Marciano of Constantinople was a cantor. He was martyred by Arians during the persecutions of emperor Constantius.

Saint Mark of Rome

Saint Mark of Rome was one of a group of 50 soldiers who were martyred together in 269 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Claudius II.

Saint George of Périgueux

St George of Périgueux was a missionary priest of the Périgueux region of France in the third-century.

Saint Cyrinus of Rome

St Cyrinus of Rome was martyred in the late 3rd century in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Hilary of Javols

St Hilary of Javols was the sixth-century bishop of Javols, France.

Martyrs of Cruz Cubierta

The Martyrs of Cruz Cubierta was a mother called Blessed María Teresa Ferragud Roig de Masiá, and her four daughters, all nuns, who were, on October 25 1936, martyred in Cruz Cubierta, Alzira, Valencia, Spain during the Spanish Civil War.

On 11 March 2001, they were beatified by Pope John Paul II.

  • Blessed María Teresa Ferragud Roig de Masiá
  • Blessed María Joaquina Masiá Ferragud
  • Blessed María Vicenta Masiá Ferragud
  • Blessed María Felicidad Masiá Ferragud
  • Blessed Josefa Ramona Masiá Ferragud

Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

There was a dispute between the Pope and King Henry VIII in the 16th century.

The faith questions in the British Isles became entangled with political questions. This led to both mostly being settled by murder and torture of loyal Catholics.

The Vatican selected 40 martyrs, men and women, lay and religious in 1970, to represent the full group of approximately 300 people known to have died between 1535 and 1679 for their faith and allegiance to the Church.

Each has their own memorial day but as a group, they are remembered on October 25.

Their names are;

  • Thomas Garnet
  • Swithun Wells
  • Secular Clergy
  • Robert Southwell
  • Robert Lawrence
  • Richard Reynolds
  • Richard Gwyn
  • Ralph Sherwin
  • Polydore Plasden
  • Philip Howard
  • Philip Evans
  • Nicholas Owen
  • Margaret Ward
  • Margaret Clitherow
  • Luke Kirby
  • John Wall
  • John Stone
  • John Southworth
  • John Roberts
  • John Rigby
  • John Plesington
  • John Pain
  • John Lloyd
  • John Kemble
  • John Jones
  • John Houghton
  • John Boste
  • John Almond
  • Henry Walpole
  • Henry Morse
  • Eustace White
  • Edmund Gennings
  • Edmund Campion
  • Edmund Arrowsmith
  • David Lewis
  • Cuthbert Mayne
  • Augustine Webster
  • Anne Line
  • Ambrose Edward Barlow
  • Alexander Briant
  • Alban Roe

Martyrs of Rome

The Martyrs of Rome are a group of 46 soldiers and 21 civilians martyred together in 269 AD in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Claudius II.

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 Alfons Arimany Ferrer
  • Blessed Recaredo Centelles Abad

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Tegulo
  • Ludovico of Arnstein
  • Dominic of Seville
  • Derbilia of Connaught
  • Daria of Connaught
  • Cleto
  • Catherine of Bosnia
  • Canna
  • Bernard of Saint Joseph
  • Beneria
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 25 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 25 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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