Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 26

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 26 every year.

Saint Alfred the Great

Saint Cedd

Blessed Damian dei Fulcheri

Blessed Bonaventura of Potenza

Blessed Celina Chludzinska

Saint Lucian

Saint Fulk of Piacenza

Blessed Arnold of Queralt

Saint Albinus of Büraburg

Saint Valentine of Segovia

Saint Engratia of Segovia

Saint Amandus of Strasbourg

St Amandus of Strasbourg was also known as Amand, Amando, Amatius or Amantius.

He was the first bishop of Strasbourg, France and died of natural causes in 346 AD.

Blessed Bernard de Figuerols

Blessed Bernard de Figuerols was also known as Bernardo. He was a Mercedarian lay knight. In Almería, Spain, he fought the invading Moors.

Saint Cuthbert of Canterbury

St Cuthbert of Canterbury was born to the nobility. He became a monk and then abbot at Lyminge Abbey in Kent, England.

He later became the Bishop of Hereford, England in 736 AD and later the Archbishop of Canterbury, England in 740 AD. In 761 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Eata of Hexham

St Eata of Hexham was also known as Eata of Lindisfarne. He was a monk at Ripon, England and later an abbot of Melrose Abbey in Scotland.

Thereafter, he became the abbot of Lindisfarne Abbey, Bishop of Lindisfarne, England and Bishop of Hexham, England. He died in 686 AD.

Saint Aptonius of Angouleme

St Aptonius of Angouleme was also known as Aptonio. He was the Bishop of Angouleme, Aquitaine in modern-day France in 541 AD. In 549 AD, he attended the Fifth Council of Orleans. In 567 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Quadragesimus of Policastro

St Quadragesimus of Policastro was a shepherd. HE became a deacon at Policastro, Salerno, Italy.

According to Saint Gregory the Great, he raised a dead man to life. In 590 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Alorus of Quimper

Saint Alorus of Quimper was also known as Alar, Alor or Alour. He was bishop of Quimper in Brittany fifth century.

Saint Bean of Mortlach

St Bean of Mortlach was also known as Bean of Aberdeen, Beano, Beanus or Beóán. 

He was a Bishop of Mortlach, Scotland and evangelized in Aberdeen, Scotland. He died in 1012 AD.

Saint Rusticus of Narbonne

St Rusticus of Narbonne was also known as Rustique. He was a monk at Lérins Abbey and later the Bishop of Narbonne, France.

 In 431 AD, he attended the 3rd Ecumenical Council in Ephesus. He died in 462 AD.

Saint Alanus of Quimper

St Alanus of Quimper was also known as Alain or Alan. He was a bishop of Quimper in Brittany in the fifth century.

Saint Marcian

St Marcian was thought to be a devil worshipper who converted to Christianity and was martyred in 250 AD during the persecutions of Decius.

He is the patron saint of converts and possessed people.

Saint Adalgott of Einsiedeln

St Adalgott of Einsiedeln was also known as Adalgott of Dissentis. He was a monk at Einsiedeln Abbey and an abbot of Dissentis Abbey in 1012 AD. He died in 1031 AD.

Saint Sigibald of Metz

St Sigibald of Metz was also known as Sigibaldo. He was the Bishop of Metz, France in 716 AD. He built several monasteries including Saint-Avold and Neuweiter. He died in 740 AD.

Blessed Humbert

Blessed Humbert was born in the 7th century and was a Benedictine monk at Fritzlar, Hesse, Germany and Prior at Buraburg, Germany. He died in the 8th century of natural causes.

Saint Rogatian of Carthage

St Rogatian of Carthage was also known as Rogaziano. He was a priest who in 256 AD in Carthage in North Africa died as a martyr.

Saint Edfrid

St Edfrid was also known as Eadfrid. He was a priest in Northumbria, England. He evangelized in Mercia and Founded a monastery in Leominster, England. He died in 675 AD.

Saint Gaudiosus of Salerno

St Gaudiosus of Salerno was a bishop of Salerno, Italy in the seventh century. After his death, his relics were preserved in Naples, Italy.

Saint Felicissimus of Carthage

St Felicissimus of Carthage was a layman who in 256 AD in Carthage in North Africa died as a martyr.

Saint Gibitrudis

St Gibitrudis was a spiritual student of Saint Fara and a nun at Faremoutiers-en-Brie, France. She died in 655 AD.

Saint Aneurin

St Aneurin was also known as Gildas. He was the father of Saint Gwinoc and a Welsh monk in Wales in the Sixth century.

Saint Amandus of Worms

St Amandus of Worms was the bishop of Worms, Germany in the fourth century.

Saint Gwinoc

St Gwinoc was the son of Saint Aneurin and a Welsh monk and poet in the sixth century.

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Orsa of Pieve Vergonte
  • Martyrs of Nicomedia
  • Eliavo of Britain
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 26 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 26 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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