Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saint of the Day for October 7

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on October 7 every year.

👉 Our Lady of the Rosary

Saint Libaire the Great

Saint Justina of Padua

Saint Osith

Pope Saint Mark

Blessed Jean Hunot

Blessed José Llosá Balaguer

Saint Augustus of Bourges

Saint Adalgis of Novara

St Adalgis of Novara was also known as Adalgisio, Adalgiso. He was the Bishop of Novara, Italy from 830 AD and a member of the court of Emperor Lothair I of the Franks. 

In 850 AD, he died and was buried in Novara, Italy in the Basilica of San Gaudenzio 

Saint Marcellus of Capua

St Marcellus of Capua was a student of Simon Magus. It was Saint Peter the Apostle who converted him to Christianity. An old adage has it that he was one of the faithful who interred Saint Peter’s body on Vatican Hill.

He died as a martyr in Capua, Italy and was buried outside the walls of Rome, Italy.

Saint Apuleius of Capua

St Apuleius of Capua was a student of Simon Magus. It was Saint Peter the Apostle who converted him to Christianity. An old adage has it that he was one of the faithful who interred Saint Peter’s body on Vatican Hill.

He died as a martyr in Capua, Italy and was buried outside the walls of Rome, Italy.

Saint Gerold of Cologne

St Gerold of Cologne was a thirteenth-century pilgrim from Cologne, Germany. He was murdered at Cremona, Italy by robbers in 1241 AD.

He is honoured at both Cremona and Cologne as a martyr.

Saint Helanus

St Helanus was born Irish in the 6th century. He and his nine siblings settled near Rheims, France. He became a parish priest there for most of his life and ended up as a hermit in his last days. He died in the early 7th century AD.

Saint Martin Cid

St Martin Cid was born in Zamora, Spain. He was a Benedictine Cistercian monk who worked with Saint Bernard of Clairvaux.

Together with brothers sent by St Bernard, he founded Val-Paraiso Abbey and served as its first abbot.

Saint Palladius of Saintes

St Palladius of Saintes was also known as Palladio. He became the Bishop of Saintes, France in 570 AD and died in 590 AD.

Saint Julia the Martyr

St Julia the Martyr was also known as Giulia. He was martyred in 300 AD during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Dubtach of Armagh

St Dubtach of Armagh was the Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland from 497 AD. He died in 513 AD.

Saint Quarto of Capua

St Quarto of Capua died as a martyr.

Saint Rigaldo

St Rigaldo died as a martyr.

Martyrs of Arima

The Martyrs of Arima were a group of eight laypeople in Arima, Hyogo, Japan who were martyred together on October 7 1613 during the persecutions of Christianity.

On November 24 2008 they were beatified by Pope Benedict XVI.

Their names are

  • Blessed Didacus Hayashida
  • Blessed Hadrianus Takahashi Mondo
  • Blessed Ioanna Takahashi
  • Blessed Leo Hayashida Sukeemon
  • Blessed Leo Takedomi Kan’Emon
  • Blessed Magdalena Hayashida
  • Blessed Martha Hayashida
  • Blessed Paulus Takedomi Dan’Emon

Mercedarian Nuns of Seville

The Mercedarian Nuns of Seville were five nuns at the monastery of the Assumption in Seville, Spain who were noted for their piety

Their names are

  • Sisters Agnese
  • Bianca
  • Caterina
  • Maddalena
  • Marianna

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Henrik Friessem
  • Sibrand Leo
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 7 - Catholic Saint of the Day
List of Saints Whose Feast Day is October 7 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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