This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day is October 4 2023.
Blessed Enrique Morant Pellicer
Blessed José Canet Ginet
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
St Domnina was the mother of Saint Berenice and St Prosdoce. She was martyred in 303 AD in Syria during the persecutions of Diocletian.
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 who were murdered from 1934 to 1939, during the anti-Catholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War.
Their names are;
- Blessed Tomás Barrios Pérez
- Blessed Publio Fernández González
- Blessed Martina Vázquez Gordo
- Blessed Juan José Orayen Aizcorbe
- Blessed Juan de Francisco Pío
- Blessed José Miguel Peñarroya Dolz
- Blessed José Gafo Muñiz
- Blessed José Aloy Doménech
- Blessed Fulgencio Martínez García
- Blessed Francisco Martínez Granero
- Blessed Dionisio Ibáñez López
- Blessed Avelí Martínez de Arenzana Candela
- Blessed Alfredo Pellicer Muñoz
Other Saints of the Day for October 4 2023
- Robert Picavet
- Finan of Teach Oirthir
- Dionysius Exiguus
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