Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint of the Day for September 20

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on September 20 every year.

👉 Martyrs of Korea – Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs

Saint Eustachius

Blessed Marie Therese of Saint Joseph

Blessed Francisco Martín Fernández de Posadas

Saint Lawrence Mary Joseph Imbert

Saint Jean-Charles Cornay

Saint Jose Maria de Yermo y Parres

Blessed Teresa Cejudo Redondo de Caballero

Saint Susanna of Eleutheropolis

Blessed Thomas Johnson

Saint Theopistes of Rome

St Theopistes of Rome was married to Saint Eustachius. She was the mother of Saint Agapitus of Rome and Saint Theopistus of Rome.

In 188 AD, she was burned to death in a bronze bull and died as a martyr in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Hadrian.

Saint Theopistus of Rome

St Theopistus of Rome was the son of Saint Eustachius and Saint Theopistes of Rome and brother of Saint Agapitus of Rome. In 188 AD, he was burned to death in a bronze bull and died as a martyr in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Hadrian.

Saint Agapitus of Rome

St Agapitus of Rome was the son of Saint Eustachius and Saint Theopistes of Rome and brother of Saint Theopistus of Rome. In 188 AD, he was burned to death in a bronze bull and died as a martyr in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Hadrian.

Saint Fausta of Cyzicum

St Fausta of Cyzicum was a pagan magistrate who ordered the torture and martyrdom of Saint Evilasius of Cyzicum.

After he saw her faith and courage, he studied Christianity and converted. In 305 AD, he was martyred at Cyzicum, Pontus, Turkey.

Blessed John Eustace

Blessed John Eustace was a Canon regular at Mons, Belgium. He became a Benedictine Cistercian monk.

He became the first abbot at Jardinet Abbey in the diocese of Namur, Belgium. He was dispatched to restore discipline to several houses in the region by the Order. In 1481 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Glycerius of Milan

St Glycerius of Milan was also known as Clicerius or Glicerius. He was the Archbishop of Milan, Italy. In 438 AD, he died of natural causes.

Saint Eusebia of Marseilles

St Eusebia of Marseilles was an abbess of a convent in Marseilles, France. In 731 AD, she was martyred at Saint-Cyr, France with about 40 of her sisters by Saracens.

Saint Candida of Carthage

St Candida of Carthage was a consecrated virgin. In 300 AD, she was martyred in Carthage, North Africa during the persecutions of Maximian Herculeus.

Saint Evilasius of Cyzicum

St Evilasius of Cyzicum was a 13-year-old girl who, in 305 AD, was tortured and executed for her faith at Cyzicum, Pontus, Turkey.

Saint Dorimedonte of Synnada

St Dorimedonte of Synnada died as a martyr in Synnada, Phrygia, Turkey.

Martyrs of Constantinople

The Martyrs of Constantinople were a priest and two bishops who, in 735 AD were imprisoned, tortured and martyred and bodies thrown to the dogs in Constantinople in modern-day Istanbul, Turkey. They were killed for the defence of icons during the iconoclast persecutions of emperor Leo the Isaurian

Their names are;

  • Andrea
  • Asiano
  • Hypatius

Martyrs of Pergen

The Martyrs of Pergen were a group of lay people who, in 220 AD, were crucified and martyred in Pergen, Pamphylia, Asia Minor in modern-day Turkey, during the persecutions of Emperor Elagabalus.

Some of their names are;

  • Dionysius
  • Dioscorus
  • Philippa
  • Privatus
  • Socrates
  • Theodore 

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 Santiago Vega Ponce
  • Blessed Cristobal Iturriaga-Echevarría Irazola

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Candida of Como
  • Adelpreto of Trent
  • Susanna of Eleuteropoli
Saints Whose Feast Day is September 20 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is September 20 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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