Saints and Blesseds

Saints and Blesseds

FranceBlessed Alain de Solminihac, O.E.S.A.

Born:1593.11.25 (Saint-Aquilin, France)
Ordained Priest:1618.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1637.09.27
Died:1659.12.31 (Mercuès, France † 66)
Beatified:1981.10.04

Bishop of Cahors (France) (1636.09.22 – 1659.12.31)

Bishop and religious of Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine (Augustinian Hermits).

AlgeriaBlessed Alain Dieulangard, M. Afr.

Born:1919.05.21 (Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-d’Armor, France)
Ordained Priest:1950.02.01
Died:1994.12.27 🩸 (Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria † 75)
Beatified:2018.12.08 (Oran, Algeria)

Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers). Martyr.

EnglandSaint Alban

Born: (Verulamium, England)
Died:304? 🩸 (St Albans, England)

Layperson. Martyr.

GermanySaint Alban de Mayence

Born: (Greece)
Died:406 🩸 (Mainz, Germany)

Priest. Missionary to the Rhineland. Martyr.

EnglandSaint Alban, O.S.B.
Bartholomew Roe  (secular name)

Born:1583.07.20 (Suffolk, England)
Died:1642.01.21 🩸 (Tyburn, England † 58)
Beatified:1929.12.15
Canonised:1970.10.25

Priest of Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines). Martyr.

FranceSaint Albéric de Cîteaux, O. Cist.

Died:1109.01.26 (Cîteaux, France)

Abbot and religious of Order of Cistercians (Cistercians). Abbot of Cîteaux.

ChinaSaint Alberico Crescitelli, M.E.M.
郭西德.奧比利  (正體中文)

Born:1863.06.30 (Altavilla Irpino, Avellino, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1887.06.04
Died:1900.07.21 🩸 (Yanzibian, 陝西, China † 37)
Beatified:1951.02.18
Canonised:2000.10.01

Priest of Institute for Foreign Missions of Milan. Martyr.

PolandSaint Albert, C.F.A.P.U.
Adam Hilary Bernard Chmielowski  (secular name)

Born:1845.08.20 (Igołomia, Małopolskie, Poland)
Died:1916.12.25 (Kraków, Poland † 71)
Beatified:1983.06.22 (Krakow, Poland)
Canonised:1989.11.12

Religious and founder of Brothers of the Third Order of St. Francis Servants of the Poor.

BelgiumSaint Albert de Louvain

Born:1166 (Louvain, Belgium)
Created Cardinal:1192.05
Ordained Priest:1192.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1192.09.20
Died:1192.11.24 🩸 (Reims, France † 25)
Canonised:1613.08.09 (equipollently)

Bishop of Liège (Belgium) ([1191] 1192.05 – 1192.11.24)

Cardinal-Deacon with no Deaconry assigned (1192.05 – 1192.11.24)

Cardinal. Martyr.

Congo-KinshasaAlbert Joubert

Born:1908.10.18 (Moba, Tanganyika, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1935.10.06
Died:1964.11.28 🩸 (Fizi, Sud-Kivu, Congo-Kinshasa † 56)
Beatified:pending

Priest of Kasongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1935.10.06 – 1964.11.28)

Priest. Martyr.

IrelandSaint Albert of Cashel

Died:VIII century? (Ireland)
Canonised:1902.06.19 (equipollently)

Bishop.

GermanySaint Albert the Great, O.P.
Alberto Magno di Bollstädt

Born:1206 (Lauingen, Germany)
Consecrated Bishop:1260
Died:1280.11.15 (Köln, Germany † 73)
Beatified:1622 (equipollently)
Canonised:1931.12.16
Proclaimed Doctor of the Church:1931.12.16

Bishop of Regensburg (Germany) (1260.01.05 – 1262.02)

Bishop and religious of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Doctor of the Church.

FranceBlessed Albertin-Marie Maisonade, O. Cist.

Born: (Bordeaux, France)
Died:1799.05.13 🩸 (Casamari, Italy)
Beatified:2021.04.17 (Casamari, Frosinone, Italy)

Cleric of Order of Cistercians (Cistercians). Martyr.

BrazilBlessed Albertina Berkenbrock

Born:1919.04.11 (Imaruí, SC, Brazil)
Died:1931.06.15 🩸 (Imaruí, SC, Brazil † 12)
Beatified:2007.10.20 (Tubarão, Brazil)

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Albertino da Montone

Born:1250? (Montone, Italy)
Died:1294.04.13 (Fonte Avellana, Italy † 43)

Abbot.

ItalyBlessed Alberto Berdini da Sarteano, O.F.M.

Born:1385 (Sarteano, Italy)
Died:1450.08.15 (Milano, Italy † 64)

Vicar General of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) (1442 – 1443)

Priest of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).

ItalyBlessed Alberto da Chiatina

Born:1135 (Chiatina, Italy)
Died:1202.08.17 (Colle Val d’Elsa, Italy † 66)

Archpriest of Siena.

ItalySaint Alberto da Prezzate

Born:1025 (Prezzate, Italy)
Died:1095.09.02 (Pontida, Italy † 69)

Abbot of Abbey of San Giacomo in Pontida. Successor of Saint Guido di Pontida.

ItalyBlessed Alberto da Sassoferrato, E.C.M.C.

Born: (Sassoferrato, Italy)
Died:1350.08.07 (Sassoferrato, Italy)
Beatified:1837.09.30 (equipollently)

Religious of Camaldolese Hermits of Mount Corona.

ItalySaint Alberto degli Abati, O. Carm.

Born:1240 (Trapani, Italy)
Died:1307.08.07 (Messina, Italy † 66)
Canonised:1457.10.15 (equipollently)

Priest of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites).

ItalySaint Alberto di Butrio

Died:1073 (Ponte Nizza, Italy)

Abbot. Founder and first abbot of Abbadia Sant'Alberto in Ponte Nizza.

ItalyBlessed Alberto di Villa d’Ogna

Born:1214 (Villa d’Ogna, Italy)
Died:1279.05.07 (Cremona, Italy † 64)
Beatified:1748.05.09 (equipollently)

Layperson.

ChileSaint Alberto Hurtado, S.J.

Born:1901.01.22 (Viña del Mar, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1933.08.24
Died:1952.08.18 (Santiago, Chile † 51)
Beatified:1994.10.16
Canonised:2005.10.23

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

SpainBlessed Alberto Joaquín, F.S.C.
Alberto Linares de la Pinta  (secular name)

Born:1913.08.27 (Cheste, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1937.02.19 🩸 (Castillonroy, Huesca, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alberto María, O. Carm.
Francisco Marco Alemán  (secular name)

Born:1894.05.23 (Caudete, Albacete, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.29
Died:1936.11.18 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 42)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites). Martyr.

ItalyBlessed Alberto Marvelli

Born:1918.03.21 (Ferrara, Italy)
Died:1946.10.05 (Rimini, Italy † 28)
Beatified:2004.09.05 (Loreto, Ancona, Italy)

Layperson. Member of Catholic Action.

SpainBlessed Alberto, F.M.S.
Néstor Vivar Valdivielso  (secular name)

Born:1910.03.04 (Estépar, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.10.08 🩸 (Montcada, Barcelona, Spain † 26)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Marist Brothers. Martyr.

IsraelSaint Albina of Caesarea

Born:238 (Caesarea, Israel)
Died:250 🩸 (Caesarea, Israel † 12)

Layperson. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Albino, S.P. ad V.
Ricardo Guerra Villazan  (secular name)

Born:1913.09.14 (Arenillas de Riupisuerga, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1937.02.15 🩸 (Barcelona, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2018.11.10 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Religious of Congregation of Saint Peter in Chains. Martyr.

FranceSaint Aldegonde de Maubeuge, O.S.B.

Born:639 (Guînes, France)
Died:684.01.30 (Maubeuge, France † 44)

Abbess and religious of Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictine Nuns). Abbess of Maubeuge. Sister of Saint Waltrude de Mons.

FranceSaint Aldegrin, O.S.B. Clun.

Died:939 (Baume, France)

Monk of Benedictine Congregation of Cluny. Monk of Baume. Disciple of Saint Odon de Cluny.

FranceSaint Aldetrude de Maubeuge, O.S.B.

Died:696 (Maubeuge, France)

Abbess and religious of Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictine Nuns). Abbess of Maubeuge. Niece of Saint Aldegonde de Maubeuge. Sister of Saint Madelberte de Maubeuge.

SpainBlessed Aleixo Delgado, S.J.

Born: (Elvas, Portugal)
Died:1570.07.15 🩸 (Tazacorte, Spain)
Beatified:1854.05.11 (equipollently)

Novice cleric of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejandro Antonio, F.S.C.
Alejandro Arraya Caballero  (secular name)

Born:1908.05.29 (Monasterio de Rodilla, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.07.30 🩸 (Tarragona, Spain † 28)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejandro, O.H.
Benjamin Cobos Celada  (secular name)

Born:1887.07.09 (Palencia, Spain)
Died:1936.09.01 🩸 (Boadillo del Monte, Madrid, Spain † 49)
Beatified:1992.10.25

Religious of Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejandro de Sobradillo, O.F.M. Cap.
Juan Francisco Barahona Martín  (secular name)

Born:1902.01.10 (Sobradillo, Salamanca, Spain)
Died:1936.08.15 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 34)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (Capuchin Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejandro Juan, F.S.C.
Fermín Gellida Cornelles  (secular name)

Born:1889.10.06 (Benicarló, Castellón, Spain)
Died:1936.08.18 🩸 (Vinaròs, Castellón, Spain † 46)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejandro Planas Saurí

Born:1878.10.31 (Mataró, Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.11.19 🩸 (Garraf, Barcelona, Spain † 58)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Layperson of Barcelona. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejo Andrés, F.S.C.
Patricio Beobide Cendoya  (secular name)

Born:1889.05.15 (Azpetia, Guipúzcoa, Spain)
Died:1936.08.03 🩸 (Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain † 47)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejo de Terradillos, O.F.M. Cap.
Basilio González Herrero  (secular name)

Born:1874.06.14 (Terradillos, León, Spain)
Died:1936.08.14 🩸 (Jove, Asturias, Spain † 62)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (Capuchin Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Alejo Miquel Rosell

Born:1882.10.11 (Pla de Cabra, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.07.26 🩸 (Tarragona, Spain † 53)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Tarragona. Martyr.

GermanyBlessed Aleksy Sobaszek

Born:1895.07.17 (Przygodzice, Wielkopolskie, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1919
Died:1942.08.01 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 47)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Gniezno. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro

Died:II century? 🩸 (Roma, Italy)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Evenzio and Saint Teodulo. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro

Died:165? 🩸 (Roma, Italy)

Layperson. One of seven sons of Saint Felicita di Roma. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro

Born: (Cappadocia, Turkiye)
Died:397.05.29 🩸 (Val di Non, Italy)

Layperson. Porter. Companion of Saint Sisinnio and Saint Martirio. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro

Died:III century? 🩸 (Sabina, Italy)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Giacinto and Saint Tiburzio. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro

Died:IV century 🩸 (Roma, Italy)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Vittore, Saint Felice and Saint Papia. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro

Died:II century 🩸 (Baccanas, Italy)

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro di Bergamo

Died:303.08.26 🩸 (Bergamo, Italy)

Layperson. Soldier. Martyr.

PeruBlessed Alessandro Dordi

Born:1931.01.23 (Gromo San Marino, Bergamo, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.12
Died:1991.08.25 🩸 (Riconada, Ancash, Peru † 60)
Beatified:2015.12.05 (Chimbote, Peru)

Priest of Bergamo. Member of Missionary Community of “Paradiso”. Fidei Donum missionary in Chimbote. Martyr.

ItalySaint Alessandro Sauli, B.

Born:1534.02.15 (Milano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1556.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1570.03.12
Died:1592.10.11 (Calozza, Italy † 58)
Beatified:1741.04.23
Canonised:1904.12.11

Superior General of Clerics Regular of Saint Paul (Barnabites) (1567.04.09 – 1570.02.10)

Bishop of Aléria (1570.02.10 – 1591.05.10)

Bishop of Pavia (Italy) (1591.10.30 – 1592.10.11)

Bishop and religious of Clerics Regular of Saint Paul (Barnabites).

ItalySaint Alessio di Roma

Died:412.07.17 (Roma, Italy)

Layperson.

ItalySaint Alessio Falconieri, O.S.M.

Born:1200? (Italy)
Died:1310.02.17 (Monte Sennario, Italy † 109)
Beatified:1717.12.01 (equipollently)
Canonised:1888.01.15

Founder of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites) (1233.08.15)

Priest of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites).

TunisiaSaint Alexandar

Died:250? 🩸 (Carthage, Tunisia)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Terence, Saint Africanus, Saint Maximus, Saint Pompeius and Saint Theodore. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Alexander

Died:III century 🩸 (Apamea, Turkiye)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Caius. Martyr.

EgyptSaint Alexander

Died:250 🩸 (Alexandria, Egypt)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Epimachus, Saint Ammonarion, Saint Mercuria and Saint Dionisia. Martyr.

PalestineSaint Alexander

Died:303 🩸 (Caesarea in Palestina, Palestine)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Timolaus, Saint Denis, Saint Pausides, Saint Romulus, Saint Alexander, Saint Agapius and Saint Denis. Martyr.

PalestineSaint Alexander

Died:303 🩸 (Caesarea in Palestina, Palestine)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Timolaus, Saint Denis, Saint Pausides, Saint Alexander, Saint Romulus, Saint Agapius and Saint Denis. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Alexander

Died:IV century 🩸 (Philomelium, Turkiye)

Layperson. Soldier. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Alexander

Died:IV century 🩸 (Antioch, Turkiye)

Layperson. Blacksmith. Brother of Saint Alphius and Saint Zosimus. Martyr.

EnglandBlessed Alexander Blake

Born: (London, England)
Died:1590.03.04 🩸 (Gray’s Inn Lane, London, England)
Beatified:1987.11.22

Layperson of London. Martyr.

EnglandSaint Alexander Briant, S.J.

Born:1556.08.17 (Somerset, England)
Died:1581.12.01 🩸 (Tyburn, England † 25)
Beatified:1886.12.29 (equipollently)
Canonised:1970.10.25

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

EnglandBlessed Alexander Crow

Born:1550? (Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, England)
Died:1586.11.30 🩸 (York, North Yorkshire, England † 35)
Beatified:1987.11.22

Priest of London. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Alexander of Ayaș

Died:III century 🩸 (Ayaș, Turkiye)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Thalalæus of Ayaș and Saint Asterius of Ayaș. Martyr.

PalestineSaint Alexander of Cæsarea

Died:260 🩸 (Cæsarea in Palestine, Palestine)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Priscus of Cæsarea and Saint Malchus of Cæsarea. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Alexander of Drizipara

Died:III century 🩸 (Drizipara, Turkiye)

Layperson. Roman soldier. Martyr.

North MacedoniaSaint Alexander of Pydna

Born: (Greece)
Died:305? 🩸 (North Macedonia)

Priest. Martyr.

EnglandBlessed Alexander Rawlins

Born: (Oxfordshire, England)
Died:1595.04.07 🩸 (York, North Yorkshire, England)
Beatified:1929.12.15

Priest of London. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Alexandra of Ankara

SpainBlessed Alexandre de Barcelona, O.F.M. Cap.
Jaume Nájera Gherna  (secular name)

Born:1910.07.25 (Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.11.23 🩸 (Montcada, Barcelona, Spain † 26)
Beatified:2015.11.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Priest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (Capuchin Franciscans). Martyr.

FranceSaint Alexandre de Lyon

Died:178 🩸 (Lyon, France)

Layperson. Martyr.

PortugalBlessed Alexandrina Maria da Costa

Born:1904.03.03 (Balazar, Portugal)
Died:1955.10.13 (Balazar, Portugal † 51)
Beatified:2004.04.25

Layperson. Member of the Union of Salesian Cooperators. Mystic.

RomaniaBlessed Alexandru Rusu (Romanian Rite)

Born:1884.11.22 (Șăulia, Romania)
Ordained Priest:1910.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1931.01.30
Died:1963.05.09 🩸 (Gherla, Romania † 78)
Beatified:2019.06.02 (Blaj, Romania)

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania) (1930.10.17 – 1963.05.09)

Bishop. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Alexis Choemon
アレクシス 庄右衛門  (日本語)

Born:1603? (Hanazawa, Yonezawa, 山形県, 東北地方, Japan)
Died:1629.01.12 🩸 (Hanazawa, Yonezawa, 山形県, 東北地方, Japan † 25)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Niigata. Married. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Alexius Kim Si-u
김시우 알렉시오  (한국어)
金時佑  (正體中文)

Born:1782 (Cheongyang, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1815.05? 🩸 (Daegu, Gyeongsang-do, South Korea † 32)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Alexius Nakamura
アレホ申村  (日本語)

Born:1561? (Kōnoura, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1619.11.27 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 57)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson of Nagasaki. Member of Confraternity of the Rosary. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Alexius Sanbashi Saburō
アレホ三橋三郎  (日本語)

Born:1601? (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1622.09.10 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 20)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson of Nagasaki. Catechist. Member of Lay Dominicans. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Alexius Satō Seisuke
アレクシス 佐藤 清助  (日本語)

Born: (Shindōgadai (Shimo Hanazawa), Yonezawa, 山形県, 東北地方, Japan)
Died:1629.01.12 🩸 (Okusanbara, Yonezawa, 山形県, 東北地方, Japan)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Niigata. Married. Husband of Blessed Lucia Satō. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Alexius Sugi Shōhachi
アレクシス 庄八  (日本語)

Born:1602? (Amakusa, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1627.02.28 🩸 (Unzen, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 24)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Nagasaki. Martyr.

South KoreaSaint Alexius U Se-yŏng
우세영 알렉시오  (한국어)
禹世英  (正體中文)

Born:1845 (Seoheung, Hwanghae-do, North Korea)
Died:1866.03.11 🩸 (Small West Gate, Seoul, South Korea † 20)
Beatified:1968.10.06
Canonised:1984.05.06 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

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