Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 4

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 4 every year.

👉 Saint Francis of Assisi

Blessed Enrique Morant Pellicer

Blessed José Canet Ginet

Saint Ammon the Great

Saint Petronius of Bologna

Saint Quintius of Tours

Saint Damaris of Athens

Saint Aurea of Paris

Martyrs of Alexandria

The Martyrs of Alexandria are a group of Christians, men and women, young and old, murdered together in Alexandria, Egypt for their faith.

Blessed Alfonso Tabela

Blessed Alfonso Tabela was a Mercedarian friar born in Portugal. He freed 50 children who had been enslaved by Muslims in Algiers. He died in 1550 AD in Lisbon, Portugal.

Saint Callisthene

St Callisthene was the daughter of Saint Adauctus. Following her father’s martyrdom, she devoted her life to charity. In the 4th century, she died of natural causes after having lived through the persecutions of Emperor Maximinus.

Saint Crispus of Corinth

St Crispus of Corinth was also known as Crispus of Aegina or Crispo. He was a convert having been baptized by Saint Paul the Apostle. He was the leader of the synagogue in Corinth, Greece and became the first bishop of the island of Aegina. He died as a martyr.

Saint Peter of Damascus

St Peter of Damascus was the Bishop of Damascus, Syria when the region was conquered by Muslims. After he continued to preach Christianity, he was imprisoned, tortured, blinded, crucified and beheaded and died as a martyr in 750 AD in Syria Martyr.

Saint Caius of Corinth

St Caius of Corinth was also known as Caius of Thessalonica or Gaius. He was a convert from Corinth, Greece having been baptized by Saint Paul the Apostle. He was the first bishop of Thessalonica. He died as a martyr.

Blessed Julian Majali

Blessed Julian Majali was a Benedictine monk at San Martino delle Scale monastery in Sicily. Highly regarded by kings and popes. He was an abbot and a hermit in 1464 AD. He died in 1470 AD.

Saint Adauctus

St Adauctus was a layman and the father of Saint Callisthene born in Ephesus. He was martyred in 312 AD during the persecutions of Emperor Maximinus.

Saint Lucius of Alexandria

St Lucius of Alexandria was martyred in 257 AD at Alexandria, Egypt during the persecutions of Valerian.

Saint Berenice

St Berenice was the daughter of Saint Domnina and sister of Saint Prosdoce. She was martyred in 303 AD in Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Prosdoce

St Prosdoce was the daughter of Saint Domnina and sister of Saint Berenice. She was martyred in 303 AD in Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Diogenes of Milan

St Diogenes of Milan was also known as Theotecnus. She died as a martyr in Milan, Lombardy, Italy.

Saint Domnina

St Domnina was the mother of Saint Berenice and St Prosdoce. She was martyred in 303 AD in Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Hierotheus

St Hierotheus was a friend and teacher of Saint Dionysius the Aeropagite.

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 Tomás Barrios PĂ©rez
  • Blessed Publio Fernández González
  • Blessed Martina Vázquez Gordo
  • Blessed Juan JosĂ© Orayen Aizcorbe
  • Blessed Juan de Francisco PĂ­o
  • Blessed JosĂ© Miguel Peñarroya Dolz
  • Blessed JosĂ© Gafo Muñiz
  • Blessed JosĂ© Aloy DomĂ©nech
  • Blessed Fulgencio MartĂ­nez GarcĂ­a
  • Blessed Francisco MartĂ­nez Granero
  • Blessed Dionisio Ibáñez LĂłpez
  • Blessed AvelĂ­ MartĂ­nez de Arenzana Candela
  • Blessed Alfredo Pellicer Muñoz

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Robert Picavet
  • Finan of Teach Oirthir
  • Dionysius Exiguus
Saints Whose Feast Day is October 4 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is October 4 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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