Saint of the Day for September 16

Today is Friday, June 2, 2023

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on September 16 every year.

👉 Saint Cyprian of Carthage, Bishop

👉 Pope Saint Cornelius

Saint Andrew Kim Taegon

Saint Euphemia of Chalcedon

Saint Ninian

Blessed Louis Allemand

Pope Blessed Victor III

Saint Euphemia of Orense

Saint Edith of Wilton

Saint Ludmila

Saint Juan Macías

Blessed Ignasi Casanovas Perramón

Saint Abundius the Priest

Saint Vitalis of Savigny

Saint John of Rome

Saint Dulcissima of Sutri

Saint Marcian the Senator

Blessed Dominic Shobyoye

Blessed Michaël Himonoya

Saint Eugenia of Hohenburg

St Eugenia of Hohenburg was born to the nobility. She was the daughter of Duke Adalbert of Alsace, France and niece of Saint Ottilia of Alsace.

She became a nun and later an abbess of Hohenburg Abbey. She died in
735 AD.

Saint Abundantius of Rome

St Abundantius was a deacon in Rome, Italy. He was arrested with Saint Abundius for refusing to sacrifice to Hercules.

They were tortured at Mamertine prison in Rome, Italy and in 304 AD, they were beheaded and died as martyrs for their Christianity during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Blessed Paul Himonoya

Blessed Paul Himonoya was the son of Blessed Michael Himonoya. He was a Dominican tertiary who refused to renounce his faith after being ordered by authorities. In 1628 AD, he was beheaded in Nagasaki, Japan and died as a martyr.

On May 7 1867, he was beatified by Pope Pius IX.

Saint Servus Dei

St Servus Dei was also known as Servodidio, Servusdeus, Serviodeo or Abdallah. He was a servant and spiritual student of Saint Rogellus of Cordoba. In 852 AD, he was martyred by Moors in Cordoba, Spain for opposing Islam.

Saint Rogellus of Cordoba

St Rogellus of Cordoba was also known as Rogatus. He was a monk in Spain. In 852 AD, he and his student, Saint Servus Dei were killed by Moors and died as martyrs in Cordoba, Spain for preaching against Islam.

Saint Sebastiana

St Sebastiana was a woman in the 1st century in Phrygia, Asia Minor who was converted and brought to Christianity by Saint Paul the Apostle.

She was imprisoned, tortured and finally beheaded and died as a martyr in Heraclea, Thrace during the persecutions of Domitian.

Blessed Martin of Huerta

Blessed Martin was a monk at the monastery of Huerta, Castile, Spain. He was the Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain for several years before finally retiring back to his monastery. In 1213 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Geminianus of Rome

St Geminianus of Rome was a convert to Christianity. She was baptised in prison, in 300 AD in Rome Italy, where she was tortured and died as a martyr during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Cunibert of Maroilles

St Cunibert of Maroilles was a monk. He was a spiritual student of Saint Humbert of Pelagius at Maroilles Abbey near Cambrai, France. He became an abbot of Maroilles. He died in 680 AD.

Saint Lucy of Rome

St Lucy of Rome was married but later widowed. In 300 AD, she was tortured and martyred at age 75 in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Diocletian.

Saint Stephen of Perugia

St Stephen of Perugia was an abbot of Saint Peter’s Abbey in Perugia, Italy. He died in 1026 AD.

Saint Curcodomus

St Curcodomus was a Benedictine abbot at Maroilles, diocese of Cambrai, France. In 680 AD, he died of natural causes.

Martyrs of the Via Nomentana

Martyrs of the Via Nomentana were four Christian men martyred together on the Via Nomentana outside Rome, Italy.

Their names are;

  • Alexander
  • Felix
  • Papias
  • Victor

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 Salvador Ferrer Cardet
  • Blessed Pablo Martínez Robles
  • Blessed Manuel Ferrer Jordá
  • Blessed Ignasi Casanovas Perramón
  • Blessed Antonio Martínez García

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Romolo
  • Priscus of Nocera
  • Martyrs of Maranza
  • Innocenza
Saints Whose Feast Day is September 16 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is September 16 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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