This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 3 every year.
Saint Theodore Guerin
Blessed Jesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve
Blessed Szilárd István Bogdánffy
Saint Gerard of Brogne
Saint Ewald the Fair
Saint Ewald the Black
Miracle of Ocotlán
Saint Dionysius the Aeropagite
Saint Candidus the Martyr
Blessed Edmund of Scotland
Blessed Utto of Metten
Saint Adalgott of Chur
Blessed Desiderio Franco
Martyrs of Brazil
Blessed Damian de Portu
Blessed Damian de Portu was a Mercedarian friar at the convent of Saint Eulalia, Lerida, Spain. He ransomed 136 Christians who had been enslaved by Saracens in northern Africa, for openly preaching Christianity In 1399 AD, he died in Lerida, Spain.
Blessed Agostina of the Assumption
Blessed Agostina of the Assumption was a Mercedarian nun in the monastery of the Assumption in Seville, Spain. She was renown for a life devoted to the conversion of sinners, deep prayer and apparitions.
Saint Cyprian of Toulon
St Cyprian of Toulon was born in 476 AD at Marseilles, France. He was a spiritual student of Saint Caesarius of Arles. He became the Bishop of Toulon, France in 516 AD after he was consecrated by Saint Caesarius. He fought Semi-Pelagianism and wrote a biography of Saint Caesarius of Arles.
In 546 AD, he died of natural causes.
Saint Maximian of Bagaia
St Maximian of Bagaia was a convert from Donatism to orthodox Christianity. He became the Bishop of Bagaia, Numidia where he prohibited the Donatists from using the basilica of Calvianum. As a consequence, they retaliated and threw him off a tower and died as a martyr in 404 AD.
Blessed Maddalena the Greater
Blessed Maddalena the Greater was a Mercedarian nun at the monastery of the Assumption in Seville, Spain.
St Widradus was also known as Ware. He was a Benedictine monk and later abbot of the monastery of Flavigny near Dijon, France he later founded the monastery of Saulieu, France. In 747 AD, he died of natural causes.
Saint Benedetto of Como
St Benedetto was the Bishop of Como, Italy in the late seventh or early eighth century. He died and was buried in the church of the Holy Apostles, now the basilica of Saint Abbondio.
Blessed Juan Tapia
Blessed Juan Tapia was a Mercedarian friar who was a Missionary to Guatemala. He founded a convent and became its leader. He died in 1562 AD.
St Menna was also known as Manna. She was born in the 4th century in Lorraine now part of modern France. He was a nun and a relative of Saint Eucherius and Saint Elaptius. She died in 395 AD.
Martyrs of Alexandria
The Martyrs of Alexandria are a number of Christian martyrs who were martyred together in Alexandria, Egypt.
Some of their names are;
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 Raimundo Joaquín Castaño González
- Blessed Manuel Lucas Ibañez
- Blessed José María Poyatos-Ruiz
- Blessed José María González Solís
- Blessed Crescencio García Pobo
Other Saints Celebrated Today
- Julian of Palermo
- Edmund of Scotland
- Abd al Misah
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