Saints and Blesseds

Saints and Blesseds

PalestineSaint Aphian

Born:287?
Died:306 🩸 (Caesarea in Palæstina, Palestine † 19)
Feast:04.02

Layperson. Brother of Saint Aedesius of Alexandria. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Aphrahat

Born:280?
Died:345? (Antioch, Turkiye † 65)
Feast:01.29

Anchorite.

IraqSaint Aphthonius

Died:330 🩸 (Persia, Iraq)
Feast:11.02

Layperson. Companion of Saint Acindynus, Saint Pegasius, Saint Elpidephorus and Saint Anempodistus. Martyr.

SpainSaint Apodemo de Zaragoza

Died:304 🩸 (Zaragoza, Spain)
Feast:04.16

Layperson. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Apolinar Franco García, O.F.M. Obs.
アポリナール・フランコ  (日本語)

Born:1575 (Aguilar del Campo, Palencia, Spain)
Died:1622.09.12 🩸 (Ōmura, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 46)
Beatified:1867.07.07
Feast:09.12

Priest of Order of Observant Friars Minor. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Apollinaire de Pozat, O.F.M. Cap.
Jean-Jacques Morel  (secular name)

Born:1739.06.12 (Prez-vers-Noréaz, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 53)
Beatified:1926.10.17
Feast:09.02

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

FranceSaint Apollinaire de Valence

Feast:10.05

Bishop of Valence (France) (495? – 520?)

Bishop. Brother of Saint Avit de Vienne.

JapanBlessed Apollonia
アポロニア  (日本語)

Born: (Hirado, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1622.09.10 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1867.07.07
Feast:09.10

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

EgyptSaint Apollonia of Alexandria

Died:259 🩸 (Alexandria, Egypt)
Feast:02.09

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Apollonio di Roma

Died:185.04.21 🩸 (Roma, Italy)
Feast:04.21

Layperson. Apologist, philospher. Martyr.

EgyptSaint Apollonius

Died:305 🩸 (Antinoöpolis, Egypt)
Feast:03.08

Layperson. Musician. Companion of Saint Philemon. Martyr.

EgyptSaint Apollonius

Died:303? 🩸 (Alexandria, Egypt)
Feast:04.10

Priest. Martyr.

EgyptSaint Apollonius

Died:III century 🩸 (Egypt)
Feast:06.05

Layperson. Companion of Saint Marcian and Saint Nicanor. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Apollonius of Sardis

Born: (Sardis in Lydia, Turkiye)
Died:250 🩸 (Iconium, Turkiye)
Feast:07.10

Layperson. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Apolonia del Santísimo Sacramento, C.C.V.
Apolonia Lizárraga y Ochoa de Zabalegui  (secular name)

Born:1867.04.18 (Lezáun, Pamplona, Spain)
Died:1936.09.08 🩸 (Barcelona, Spain † 69)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Carmelite Sisters of Charity Vedruna. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Apphia

Died:I century (Colossae, Turkiye)

Layperson. Wife of Saint Philemon of Colossae.

TurkiyeSaint Apphia of Colossae

Died:68 (Colossae, Turkiye)
Feast:11.22

Layperson. Wife of Saint Philemon of Colossae.

ItalySaint Appiano di Comacchio

Died:VIII century (Comacchio, Italy)
Feast:03.04

Hermit.

FranceSaint Aprus de Sens

Born: (France)
Died:650?
Canonised:1903.12.09 (equipollently)
Feast:12.04

Priest. Hermit.

ItalySaint Apuleio

Died:I century 🩸 (Roma, Italy)

Layperson. Disciple of Simon Magus. Companion of Saint Marcello. Martyr.

IsraelSaint Aquila

Died:I century (Israel)
Feast:07.08

Layperson. Husband of Saint Priscilla. Tentmaker with Saint Paul of Tarsus. One of the Seventy Disciples.

AlgeriaSaint Aquila

Died:III century 🩸 (Caesarea of Mauritania, Algeria)
Feast:01.23

Layperson. Wife of Saint Severian. Martyr.

PalestineSaint Aquila

Died:361 🩸 (Palestine)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Domitius, Saint Pelagia, Saint Eparchius and Saint Theodosia. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Aquilino, F.M.S.
Baldomero Baró Riera  (secular name)

Born:1903.09.29 (Tiurana, Lleida, Spain)
Died:1936.09.03 🩸 (Les Avellanes, Balaguer, Lleida, Spain † 32)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Marist Brothers. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Aquilino Javier, F.S.C.
Celestino Ruiz Alegre  (secular name)

Born:1902.04.06 (Mazueco de Lara, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Griñon, Madrid, Spain † 34)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Aquilino Pastor Cambeos

Born:1911.01.04 (Zarza de Granadilla, Cáceres, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1935.08.25
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Ubeda, Jaén, Spain † 25)
Beatified:2021.10.30 (Tortosa, Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Diocesan Labourer Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Aquilino Rivera Tamargo

Born:1907.01.04 (Peal de Becerro, Jaén, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1933.04.15
Died:1936.11.22 🩸 (Almería, Spain † 29)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Guadix. Martyr.

IsraelSaint Arcadius

Died:VI century (Jerusalem, Israel)
Feast:01.26

Religious. Monk. Son of Saint Xenophon and Saint Mary.

TunisiaSaint Arcadius

Born: (Spain)
Died:437 🩸 (Africa, Tunisia)
Feast:11.13

Layperson. Companion of Saint Paschasius, Saint Probus and Saint Eutychius. Martyr.

AlgeriaSaint Arcadius of Mauretania

Died:302? 🩸 (Caesarea di Mauritania, Algeria)
Feast:01.12

Layperson. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Arcángel de Valdavida, O.F.M. Cap.
Ángel de la Red Pérez  (secular name)

Born:1882.02.26 (Valdavida, León, Spain)
Died:1936.08.14 🩸 (Jove, Asturias, Spain † 54)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

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

ItalyBlessed Arcangela, O. Carm.
Eleanora Girlani  (secular name)

Born:1460 (Trino, Italy)
Died:1494.01.25 (Mantova, Italy † 33)
Beatified:1864.10.01 (equipollently)
Feast:01.25

Religious of Carmelite Sisters.

ItalyBlessed Arcangelo Canetoli, C.R.S.M.R.

Born:1460 (Bologna, Italy)
Died:1513.04.16 (Gubbio, Italy † 52)
Beatified:1748.10.02 (equipollently)

Priest of Canons Regular of the Congregation of the Most Holy Saviour at Bologna.

ItalyBlessed Arcangelo Placenza da Calatafimi, O.F.M.

Born:1390 (Calatafimi, Italy)
Died:1460.07.24 (Alcamo, Italy † 69)
Beatified:1836.09.09 (equipollently)
Feast:08.10

Priest of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).

ItalySaint Arcangelo Tadini

Born:1846.12.12 (Verolanuova, Brescia, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1870
Died:1912.05.20 (Botticino Sera, Brescia, Italy † 65)
Beatified:1999.10.03
Canonised:2009.04.26
Feast:05.20

Priest of Brescia. Founder of Congregation of the Worker Sisters of the Holy House of Nazareth.

ItalySaint Archelao di Ostia

Died:235 🩸 (Ostia, Italy)
Feast:08.23

Deacon. Companion of Saint Ciriaco di Ostia and Saint Massimo di Ostia. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Archelaus of Nicomedia

Died:III century? 🩸 (Nicomedia in Bithynia, Turkiye)
Feast:03.04

Layperson. Companion of Saint Photius of Nicomedia and Saint Quirinus of Nicomedia. Martyr.

TunisiaSaint Archinimus

Died:462? 🩸 (Carthage, Tunisia)
Feast:03.29

Layperson. Companion of Saint Armogastes and Saint Saturus. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Archippus of Colossae

Born: (Colossae, Turkiye)
Died:I century 🩸
Feast:03.20

Bishop of Laodicea (? – I century)

Bishop. Disciple of Saint Paul of Tarsus (Philemon 1:2, Colossians 4:17). Martyr.

FranceSaint Ardaing de Tournus

Died:1056 (Tournus, France)
Feast:02.11

Abbot. Abbot of Saint-Philibert de Tournus.

FranceSaint Ardo Smaragdus

Died:843.03 (Aniane, France)
Feast:03.07

Priest. Monk of Aniane. Hagiographer. Disciple of Saint Benedikt von Aniane.

FranceSaint Ardon d’Aniane, O.S.B.

Died:843 (Aniane, France)

Priest of Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines). Monk of Aniane abbey.

ItalySaint Arduino di Ceprano

Born: (Silian, England)
Died:627.07.28 (Ceprano, Italy)

Priest.

IsraelSaint Ares

Born: (Egypt)
Died:308 🩸 (Ashkelon, Israel)
Feast:12.14

Layperson. Companion of Saint Probus and Saint Elias. Martyr.

Saudi ArabiaSaint Arethas

Died:523 🩸 (Najran, Saudi Arabia)
Feast:10.24

Layperson. Martyr.

FranceSaint Arey de Gap

Born:535? (Chalon-sur-Saône, France)
Died:604.05.01 (Gap, France † 68)
Canonised:1903.12.09 (equipollently)
Feast:05.01

Bishop of Gap (France) (579? – 604.05.01)

Bishop.

ItalySaint Argeo

Died:IV century 🩸 (Cori, Italy)
Feast:01.02

Layperson. Brother of Saint Narciso and Saint Marcellino. Martyr.

SpainSaint Argimiro de Córdoba

Died:856.06.28 🩸 (Córdoba, Spain)
Feast:06.28

Layperson. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Ariadne of Prymnessus
Arianna di Primnesso  (Italiano)

Born: (Phrygia, Turkiye)
Died:II century 🩸 (Phrygia, Turkiye)
Feast:09.18

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Arialdo di Milano

Born:1010? (Cucciago, Italy)
Died:1066.06.27 🩸 (Isolino Partegora, Italy † 55)
Canonised:1904.07.13 (equipollently)
Feast:06.27

Deacon. Martyr.

GreeceSaint Aristarchus of Thessalonica

Born: (Thessaloniki, Greece)
Died:I century (Thessaloniki, Greece)
Feast:08.04

Bishop. Disciple of Saint Paul of Tarsus on journey to Rome.

ItalySaint Aristeo di Capua

Died:🩸

Bishop of Capua (Italy) (300 – 303)

Bishop. Companion of Saint Antonino. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Arístides Marcos, F.S.C.
Pedro José Cano Cebrían  (secular name)

Born:1906.06.01 (Villalba de los Morales, Teruel, Spain)
Died:1936.08.12 🩸 (Benicarló, Castellón, Spain † 30)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

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

GreeceSaint Aristides of Athens

Died:134? 🩸 (Athens, Greece)
Feast:08.31

Layperson. Author of the Apology of Aristides. Martyr.

EgyptSaint Aristo of Alexandria

Died:III century? 🩸 (Alexandria, Egypt)
Feast:04.21

Priest. Martyr.

TunisiaSaint Aristo of Carthage

ItalySaint Aristone

Died:IV century? 🩸 (Fiumicino, Italy)
Feast:12.13

Layperson. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Armand-Anne-Auguste-Antonin-Sicaire Chapt de Rastignac

Born:1727.10.01 (Corgnac, Dordogne, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Abbey of St-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, France † 64)
Beatified:1926.10.17
Feast:09.02

Priest of Orléans. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Armand de Foucauld de Pontbriand

Born:1751.11.24 (Celles, Dordogne, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 40)
Beatified:1926.10.17
Feast:09.02

Priest of Arles. Martyr.

FranceSaint Armel des Boschaux

Born:482 (Glamorgan, Wales)
Died:552 (Les Boschaux, France † 70)
Feast:08.16

Hermit.

ItalyBlessed Armida Barelli, O.F.S.

Born:1882.12.01 (Milano, Italy)
Died:1952.08.15 (Marzio, Italy † 69)
Beatified:2022.04.30 (Milano, Milano, Italy)

Layperson.

TunisiaSaint Armogastes

Died:462? 🩸 (Carthage, Tunisia)
Feast:03.29

Layperson. Companion of Saint Archinimus and Saint Saturus. Martyr.

GermanySaint Arnold Janssen, S.V.D.

Born:1837.11.05 (Goch, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1861.08.15
Died:1909.01.15 (Steyl, Netherlands † 71)
Beatified:1975.10.19
Canonised:2003.10.05
Feast:01.15

Founder of Society of the Divine Word (Verbites) (1875.09.08)

Superior General of Society of the Divine Word (Verbites) (1875.09.08 – 1909)

Founder of Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit (1889)

Founder of Sister Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration (1896)

Priest of Society of the Divine Word (Verbites). Founder of Congregation of the Missionary Sisters. Founder of Servants of the Holy Spirit. Founder of Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration.

SpainBlessed Arnoldo Cirilo, F.S.C.
Joan Font Taulat  (secular name)

Born:1890.07.01 (Viladamat, Girona, Spain)
Died:1937.01.23 🩸 (Lleida, Spain † 46)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Arnoldo Julián, F.S.C.
Jesús Juan Otero  (secular name)

Born:1902.06.06 (Abastas, Palencia, Spain)
Died:1936.07.25 🩸 (Montcada, Barcelona, Spain † 34)
Beatified:2007.10.28

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

FranceSaint Arnould de Palmèle

Born:1040 (Tiegem, Belgium)
Died:1087.08.15 (Oudenburg, Belgium † 46)
Canonised:1120.01.06
Feast:08.14

Bishop of Soissons (France) (1081 – 1082)

Bishop. Founder of Abbey of St. Peter in Oudenburg.

FranceBlessed Arnould, F.S.C.
Julian-Nicolas Rèche  (secular name)

Born:1838.09.02 (Landroff, Moselle, France)
Died:1890.10.23 (Rheims, France † 52)
Beatified:1987.11.01
Feast:10.23

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

TurkiyeSaint Arsacius

Died:358? (Nicomedia, Turkiye)
Feast:08.16

Hermit.

ItalySaint Arsenio di Reggio Calabria

Born:810 (Reggio Calabria, Italy)
Died:904.05.12 (Armo, Italy † 93)
Feast:01.15

Hermit. Basilian monk.

SpainBlessed Arsenio, O.H.
Benito José Labre Mañoso González  (secular name)

Born:1879.07.19 (Lomoviejo, Valladolid, Spain)
Died:1936.07.30 🩸 (Calafell, Tarragona, Spain † 57)
Beatified:1992.10.25
Feast:07.30

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

ItalyBlessed Arsenio Maria da Trigolo, O.F.M. Cap.
Giuseppe Antonio Migliavacca  (secular name)

Born:1849.06.13 (Trigolo, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1874.03.21
Died:1909.12.10 (Bergamo, Italy † 60)
Beatified:2017.10.07 (Milano, Milano, Italy)

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

EgyptSaint Arsenius

Died:250 🩸 (Alexandria, Egypt)
Feast:12.14

Layperson. Companion of Saint Heron, Saint Isidore and Saint Dioscorus. Martyr.

EgyptSaint Arsenius of Scetis

Born:350? (Roma, Italy)
Died:445 (Troe, Egypt † 95)
Feast:05.08

Deacon. Anchorite.

ItalySaint Artelaide di Benevento

Born:544 (Costantinopole, Turkiye)
Died:567.03.03 (Benevento, Italy † 22)
Feast:03.03

Layperson.

ItalySaint Artema di Pozzuoli

Born: (Pozzuoli, Italy)
Died:III century 🩸 (Pozzuoli, Italy)
Feast:01.25

Layperson. Martyr.

ArgentinaSaint Artémides Zatti, S.D.B.

Born:1880.10.12 (Boretto, Italy)
Died:1951.03.15 (Videma, Río Negro, Argentina † 70)
Beatified:2002.04.14
Canonised:2022.10.09
Feast:03.15

Religious of Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians). Pharmacist.

ItalySaint Artemio

Died:302 🩸 (Roma, Italy)
Feast:06.06

Layperson. Roman jailer. Husband of Saint Candida. Father of Saint Paulina. Martyr.

FranceSaint Arthaud de Belley, O. Cart.

Born:1101
Died:1206 (Lochieu, France † 105)
Canonised:1834.06.02 (equipollently)
Feast:10.06

Bishop of Belley (France) (1188 – 1190)

Bishop and religious of Carthusian Order (Carthusians).

SpainBlessed Arturo Donoso Murillo, O.H.

Born:1917.03.13 (Puebla de Alcocer, Badajoz, Spain)
Died:1936.11.30 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 19)
Beatified:1992.10.25
Feast:11.30

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

SpainBlessed Arturo Franco Castro

Born:1878.12.16 (Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1903.06.06
Died:1936.07.23 🩸 (Fernán-Núñez, Córdoba, Spain † 57)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Arturo García de la Fuente, O.E.S.A.

Born:1902.06.19 (Madrid, Spain)
Died:1936.11.30 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 34)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Priest of Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine (Augustinian Hermits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Arturo, F.S.C.
Joaquim Oliveras Puljarás  (secular name)

Born:1875.02.15 (San Feliu de Pallarols, Spain)
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Griñon, Madrid, Spain † 61)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Arturo Ros Montalt

Born:1901.10.26 (Vinalesa, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Moncada, Valencia, Spain † 34)
Beatified:2001.03.11
Feast:08.28

Layperson of Valencia. Married. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Arturo Tamarit Pinyol, C.M.F.

Born:1913.08.02 (Solerás, Lleida, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1936.04.19
Died:1936.07.25 🩸 (Lleida, Spain † 22)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Ascensión de San José de Calasanz, C.C.V
Ascensión Lloret Marco  (secular name)

Born:1879.05.21 (Gandía, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.09.07 🩸 (Gandía, Valencia, Spain † 57)
Beatified:2001.03.11
Feast:09.07

Religious of Carmelite Sisters of Charity Vedruna. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Ascensión de San José, O.P.
Isabel Sánchez Romero  (secular name)

Born:1861.05.09 (Huéscar, Granada, Andalucía, Spain)
Died:1937.02.15 🩸 (Huéscar, Granada, Andalucía, Spain † 75)
Beatified:2022.06.18 (Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain)

Religious of Order of Preachers (Dominican Nuns). Martyr.

EgyptSaint Ascla of Antinoe

Died:IV century 🩸 (Egypt)
Feast:01.20

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Asella di Roma

Born:334 (Roma, Italy)
Died:406? († 72)
Feast:12.06

Layperson.

SpainBlessed Asensio de la Viuda Solla, O.P.

Born:1880.06.19 (Valdespino Vaca, León, Castilla y Leon, Spain)
Died:1936.08.14 🩸 (El Picado, Almagro, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain † 56)
Beatified:2022.06.18 (Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain)

Religious of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

IrelandSaint Asicus of Elphin

Died:490? (Racoon, Ireland)
Canonised:1902.06.19 (equipollently)
Feast:04.14

Bishop-Abbot nullius of Elphin (Ireland) (450? – 490?)

Bishop. Disciple of Saint Patrick.

BrazilBlessed Assunta Marchetti, M.S.C.S.

Born:1871.03.26 (Lombrici di Camaiore, Italy)
Died:1948.07.01 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil † 77)
Beatified:2014.10.25 (São Paulo, Brazil)

Religious and founder of Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo.

ItalySaint Asterio di Ostia

Died:IV century? 🩸 (Ostia, Italy)
Feast:10.19

Priest. Martyr.

IsraelSaint Asterius

Died:270? 🩸 (Cæsarea, Israel)
Feast:03.03

Layperson. Roman senator. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Asterius

Died:303 🩸 (Cilicia, Turkiye)
Feast:08.23

Layperson. Brother of Saint Claudius and Saint Neon. Martyr.

TurkiyeSaint Asterius of Ayaș

Died:III century 🩸 (Ayaș, Turkiye)

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

IraqSaint Asterius of Edessa

Born: (Iraq)
Died:284 🩸 (Iraq)

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Asyncritus

Died:I century (Roma, Italy)
Feast:04.08

Layperson. Disciple of Saint Paul of Tarsus (Romans 16:14).

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