Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Saint of the Day for September 28

This is the Saint of the Day list of Saints and Blesseds whose feast day falls on September 28 every year.

👉 Saint Wenceslaus of Bohemia, Martyr

👉 Saints Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, Martyrs

Saint Simón de Rojas

Saint Lioba of Bischofsheim

Blessed Bernardine of Feltre

Saint Conval of Strathclyde

Blessed Francis Piani

Blessed Thiemo of Salzburg

Blessed Nikita Budka

Saint Chariton of Palestine

Saint Eustochium

Saint Salonius of Geneva

Saint Annemond of Lyons

Saint Alodius of Auxerre

Saint Zama of Bologna

Saint Exuperius of Toulouse

Saint Chuniald

Saint Gislar

Blessed Christian Franco

Saint Tetta of Wimborne

Saint Faustus of Riez

Blessed Aaron of Auxerre

Blessed Aaron of Auxerre was the bishop of Auxerre, France in the ninth-century. In 807 AD, he died of natural causes in Auxerre, France and his relics enshrined in the church of Saint-Germain in Auxerre.

Saint Willigod of Moyenmoutier

St Willigod was a monk in the monastery in Moyenmoutier, France. He helped found the monastery in the area of Romont in modern Switzerland. He died in 690 AD.

Saint Martin of Moyenmoutier

St Martin was a monk in the monastery in Moyenmoutier, France. He helped found the monastery in the area of Romont in modern Switzerland. He died in 690 AD.

Saint Machan

St Machan was born Scottish but educated in Ireland where he became a monk. He became a missionary to pagans in Scotland and later a bishop, ordained in Rome, Italy. He is the patron saint of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Saint Privatus of Rome

St Privatus of Rome was in 223 AD, scourged to death and martyred in Rome, Italy during the persecutions of Alexander Severus.

Saint Solomon of Genoa

St Solomon of Genoa was also known as Salomon or Salonius. He was the first bishop of Genoa, Italy and died in 269 AD.

Saint Paternus of Auch

St Paternus was the bishop of Auch, France. He was born in Bilbao, Spain in the second century.

Saint Bardomianus

St Bardomianus was one of a group of 28 Christians martyred in Asia Minor during the early days of the Church.

Saint Laurence of North Africa

St Laurence of North Africa was one of a group of 22 martyrs.

Saint Martial of North Africa

Saint Martial of North Africa was one of a group of 22 martyrs.

Saint Eucarpus

Saint Eucarpus was one of a group of 28 Christians martyred in Asia Minor during the early days of the Church.

Saint Stacteus

St Stacteus died as a martyr in Rome, Italy.

Augustinian Martyrs of Japan

This memorial commemorates all the Augustinian Martyrs of Japan, whether they have a sanctioned Cause for Canonization or not.

The Augustinian Martyrs of Japan were the first Augustinian missionaries who to arrive in Japan in 1602 AD. They immediately and successfully converted many to the Christian faith. Many of them became Augustinians.

Their names are;

  • Saint Magdalena of Nagasaki
  • Blessed Vicente Simões de Carvalho
  • Blessed Thomas Terai Kahyoe
  • Blessed Thomas Jihyoe of Saint Augustine
  • Blessed Petrus Sawaguchi Kuhyoe
  • Blessed Pedro de Zúñiga
  • Blessed Michaël Ichinose Sukezaemon
  • Blessed Melchor Sánchez Pérez
  • Blessed Martín Lumbreras Peralta
  • Blessed Mancius Yukimoto Ichizaemon
  • Blessed Laurentius Kaida Hachizo
  • Blessed Ioannes Mukuno Chozaburo
  • Blessed Francisco Terrero de Ortega Pérez
  • Blessed Ferdinand Ayala
  • Blessed Bartolomé Gutiérrez Rodríguez

Martyrs of Antioch

The Martyrs of Antioch were a group of 30 soldiers and 7 civilians who were killed together in 303 AD for their faith in Antioch, Pisidia now modern-day Turkey. 

Some of their names are;

  • Alexander
  • Alphinus
  • Heliodorus
  • Mark
  • Neon
  • Nicon
  • Zosumus

Martyrs of China

The Martyrs of China have a common memorial for the hundreds of clergy, faithful and the laypeople who in the last couple of centuries have died for their faith in China.

On October 1 2000, they were canonized by Pope John Paul II.

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 María Fenollosa Alcaina
  • Blessed Josep Tarrats Comaposada
  • Blessed Josep Casas Ros
  • Blessed Josep Casas Juliá
  • Blessed Francesc Xavier Ponsa Casallach
  • Blessed Amalia Abad Casasempere de Maestre

Other Saints Celebrated Today

  • Valentino Rovira
  • Antonio of Almansa
Saints Whose Feast Day is September 28 - Catholic Saint of the Day
Saints Whose Feast Day is September 28 – Catholic Saint of the Day

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