Lives of Various Saints

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St. Adrian of Nicomedia (St. Hadrian), 4 March, and with his wife Natalia on 26 August (and 8 September), and their thirty-three Companion Martyrs:
St. Irene VM, Feast 3 April, and Companions Agape and Chionia
Martyr Agapius (Agapios) and His Companions Pleius (Plesius), Romil, Timolas (Timolaus), Alexander & Dionysius Feast 15 March
St. Agatha, Feast 5 February
Saints Carpus, Papylus (and Agathonice/Agathonike, and Agathodorus), 13 April (and 13 October in some Jurisdictions)
Saint Agnes of Rome (M) - Feast 21 January
Saint Aldhelm (Bishop, Divine Liturgy is that of BM), Feast 23 May (Romans: 25 May)
Alexander (20 May 284)
St. Alexis Man of God, D 417 A.D., Feast East 17 March, West 17 July
St. Alphege of Canterbury (Aelfheah Archbishop of Canterbury), Feast 19 April [Known also as Godwine or Æfheah (Elphege)]
Saint Anastasia
St. Anastasius the Persian - Martyred in A.D. 628, Feast 22 January
St. Anecitus (Anicetus, Anectus), Feast 17 April
Saint Anthony of Egypt
Saint Apollonia (VM)
St. Apollonius the Apologist, Feastday 18 April or 23 July
St. Arsenius, Bishop of Tver, Feast 2 March
St. Asaph (or Asa), 13 May (1 May R C)
Asterius (20 May 284 A.D.)
St. Athanasius, 2 May
Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop Confessor, Feast 26 May

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St. Barnabas, Martyr, 11 June
Venerable Bede
St. Benjamin of Persia, 31 March, and October 13/26 (412, 424?) _/
St. Benedict, Venerable Benedict of Nursia (+543), Feast 14 March
St. Bernadette; Our Lady of Lourdes, RC Feast 11 February; St. Bernadette Subiroux (Soubirous) (Marie Bernarde Soubirous
St. Blaise, Feast 3 February Western Rite, 11 February in the Eastern Rite
St. Boniface IV (Pope of Rome, 15 May (RC 25 May)
St. Brendanm, 16 May (or Brendan)
St. Brigid of Ireland, Feast 1 February (Sometimes incorrectly named as BRIDGET)

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Saint Caesarius of Nazianzus (C) Feast 25 February
Sts. Faustinus and Jovita, Feast 15 February (and comment on St. Calocerus)
Saints Carpus, Papylus (and Agathonice/Agathonike, and Agathodorus), 13 April (and 13 October in some Jurisdictions)
St. John Cassian of Rome, Feast 29 (or 28) February
St. Ceadda, Commonly known as ST. CHAD, Feast 2 March
St. Valerian, feast 15 (also 14) April, and Companions, Tiburtius and Maximus (varrying feast days), and St. Cecilia, Martyrs 3rd century
St. Irene VM, Feast 3 April, and Companions Agape and Chionia
St. Christina of Persia, Martyr, 13 March
St. Cletus (Roman Pope), 26 April
St. MacCathbad Colman
Emperor Saint Constantine the Great, Feast 21 May
Saint Cyril of Alexandria (BCD), Roman 28 January, Greek 9 June (and 18 January), Western Rite Orthodox 9 February
St. Cyril of Jerusalem, 18 March
Saints Cyrus and John (MM)

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St. David (Dydd, Dewi, Degui), Feast (d.) 1 March
Saint Denis, Bishop of Paris, Martyr, Feast 9 October
St. Dionysius Bishop of Corinth, 8 April
Saint Dositheus of Gaza (C) (Monk), Feast 23 February
Saint Dunstan Feast 19 May

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St. Egbert, 27 April
Saint Eleutherius (Eleutheros), Bishop of Rome (Pope), Feast 22 May
Saint Eleutherius, Bishop Martyr, Feast 22 May
St. Elias and Companions, Feastday 16 February
Saint Emerentiana - Virgin and martyr - Feast 23 January
Sts. Gordian and Epimachus (Gordianus and Epimachus), 10 May
St. Erconwald, 29 April (14 Nov. English Roman Catholics)
St. Ethelbert - King of Kent (KC) Feast: 26 February
St. Ethelbert - King of the East Angles, 20 May (KM)
St. Eudocia, Feast 1 March
St. Euphrasia (Eupraxia), Feast Western 13 March, Eastern 25 July
St. Euschemon (Euschymon), Bishop of Lampsacus, Feast 14 March
Saint Eutrope, Feast 3 March

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Saint Fabian and Saint Sebastian (MM) - Feast 20 January
Sts. Faustinus and Jovita, Feast 15 February (and comment on St. Calocerus)
Saints Felicitas and Perpetua Feast March 6 (MM)
St. Felix of Nola, 14 January
St. Felix of East Anglia, Feast 8 March also known as St. Felix of Dunwich and as St. Felix of Burgundy
St. Felix I (BM) (Pope of Rome), 30 May
St. Feofil, Fool for Christ, Startis
Saint Finan, Bishop Confessor, Feast 17 February in the Western Rite Orthodox Calendar and on the 9 February in Roman Catholic Calendar
Forty (40) Martyrs of Sebastea, Feast 10 /9 March

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Saint Gerasimus, Feast 4 March (and 5 March in some instances)
Sts. Gordian and Epimachus (Gordianus and Epimachus), 10 May
Pope St. Gregory I ("the Great"), Born 540 A.D., died 12 March 604 A.D., Doctor of the Church
St. Gregory of Nyssa, Feast 9 March

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Saint Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine the Great, 18 August (and with Constantine, 21 May)
St. Hermengild, Feast 16 April
Saints Hippolytus (170- 236) and Pontian (Pope) (236), Martyrs

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St. Ignatius of Antioch, Feast 1 February Also called Theophorus
St. Irene VM, Feast 3 April, and Companions Agape and Chionia
St. Isidore of Seville, Feast 4 April
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St. James the Less (James the Just), Apostle and Martyr, Feast 1 May (With St. Philip)
Saints Marian and James of Lambesa (Lambaesis, Numidia) 30 April
St. John the Almsgiver, Feast 22 January, also known as (JOANNES ELEEMOSYNARIUS; JOANNES MISERICORS)
Saint John Chrysostom Long text history || Saint John Chrysostom Shorter HTML Narrative
St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster-father of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Feast 19 March, 20 July. We also have booklets in Adobe (PDF) format which canbe printed on 8 1/2 " x 11 "(letter size) paper folded on the long length to make pages 5 1/2 " x 8 1/2 ": Consecutive pages for easy reading on the computer with color icons; Consecutive pages for easy reading on the computer with black and white icons; Booklet format for printing (print one sheet which prints two pages on that side, turn the page over, print that side of the sheet which prints two more pages, and so on) with icons in color, and with icons in black and white.
Saint Joseph of Arimathea (C), His feast is celebrated by Eastern Rite Orthodox on 31 July, Western Rite Orthodox on 21 February, and Roman Catholics on 17 March.
Sts. Jovita and Faustinus, Feast 15 February (and comment on St. Calocerus)
Saint Julian of Antioch, 12 February
St. Justin Martyr, Apologist, 14 April

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Saint Kentigern (BC)
St. Kevin, 12 June (RC 3 June)

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ST. Laurence, Martyr
St. Leo the Great, Pope of Rome, feast 11 April, (Byzantine RC 18 February)
Our Lady of Lourdes, RC Feast 11 February; St. Bernadette Subiroux (Soubirous) (Marie Bernarde Soubirous
St. Lucius I, Pope of Rome, 6 April (RC 4 March)

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St. Macarius the Wonder-Worker, Feast 1 April
St. Marcellinus, Roman Pope, Feast 26 April
St. Macrina the Elder
St. Macrina the Younger, sister of St. Basil the Great , West 12 August, East 19 July
Saints Marian and James of Lambesa (Lambaesis, Numidia) 30 April
St. Marinus, Feast Day 3 March, [and St. Astyrius (Asterius)]
St. Mark (Greek Markos, Latin Marcus), 25 April
St. Marterius (Martyrius), abbot of Zelenets (Zelenetz) (Tikhvin), Feast 1 March
Saint Martina (VM)
St. Mary Cleophas, 9 April
Saint Mary of Egypt, Feast Days 2 April (Western) and 1 and 20 April (Eastern) her story in her own words, with a small icon (larger Icon in our Icon section). If you look at the larger Icon, you can see how it actually relates this entire event.
Saint Matthias, Apostle and Martyr, Feast Day: Western Rite 24 February, Eastern Rite 9 August, New Roman calendar moves St Matthias' feast to 14 May to get him out of Lent and into Easter.
St. Mellitius (Mellitus), 24 April
St. Monica, 4 May

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St. Adrian of Nicomedia (St. Hadrian, 4 March, and with his wife Natalia) on 26 August (and 8 September), and their thirty-three Companion Martyrs:
St. Nicephorus (Nicephore), Feast 13 March, 2 June

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St. Onesiumus (Onesimus), Feastday 16 February
St. Oswald, Feast 28 February

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St. Papias
Saints Carpus, Papylus (and Agathonice/Agathonike, and Agathodorus), 13 April (and 13 October in some Jurisdictions)
St. Patrick, Feast 17 March, Confessions
Saint Paul, Apostle and Martyr
St. Paul the Simple (Simpleminded) Feast 7 March
Saints Perpetua and Felicitas Feast 6 March (MM)
St. Philemon, Confessor, feast 19 February
St. Philip the Apostle, 1 May (with St. James the Just, the Less, the Younger)
Saint Polycarp
St. Porphry (Porphyry, Porphyrius), Feast 27 February (Roman Catholic 26 February)
Saint Prudentia Feast 19 May and: Potentiana, Potentiana (Potenciana), Praxedis (Praxidis), and Pudens

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Quadrat (Quadratus) (Kodratos) and: Cyprian, Dionysius, Anectus, Paul, Crescens, Dionysius (another), Victorinus, Victor, Nicephorus, Claudius, Diodorus, Serapion, Papias, Leonidas, Chariessa, Nunechia, Basilissa, Nice, Galla, Galina, Theodora, and many others. Feast 10 March

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St. Richard of Chichester (St. Richard de Wyche), 5 (and 3) April
Saint Romuald

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Saint Sabina (M)
St. Scholastica, Feast 10 February
Saint Sebastian and Saint Fabian (MM) - Feast 20 January
Saint Simeon, Bishop of Jerusalem, Martyr, (died 107), Feast 18 February
St. Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, Feast East 11 March, West 14 March
Saint Stephen of Piper, Feast 20 May (Stephen of Piperi)
Saint Susanna, Martyr, Feast 11 August

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Saint Tatiana (VM)
Saint Thalelaeus (Thallelaios) (Thalleleus), Martyr, Feast 20 May
St. Tharasius (Tarasius) of Constantinople, 15 March (25 February)
Hieromartyr Theodotus, Bishop of Cyrenia on the island of Cyprus, Feast 2 March
St. Theognostus (Theognostes), Metropolitan of Kiev, Feast 14 March
St. Theophanes the Chronicler, Feast March 12
Theophorus - St. Ignatius of Antioch, Feast 1 February Also called Theophorus
Ven. St. Theophylact also known as Theophilus, Theophylaktos, Confessor, Bishop of Nicomedia, Feast 8 March
Saint Tiburtius, Martyr, Feast 11 August
Saint Timothy, Bishop Martyr, Feast 24 January

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Saint Urban, Bishop Martyr, Feast 25 May (and Popssibly Pope of Rome, Pope Urban I)

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Saint Valentine (PM), Feast 14 February
St. Valerian, feast 15 (also 14) April, and Companions, Tiburtius and Maximus (varrying feast days), and St. Cecilia, Martyrs 3rd century
Saint Venatius (Venantius) Martyr, Feast 18 May
Saint Vincent of Lerin (Lérins), Feast 24 May
St. Vincent of Saragossa, Feast 22 January
St. Vitalis, 28 April

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St. Zeno (Zemo), feast 12 April

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Page revised 1 May 2009 A.D.