Archive for the ‘Saints Beati and Venerables’ Category.

Blessed Peter Acotanto

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Peter Acontanto, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

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Born to a wealthy Venetian patrician family, he gave away his wealth to the poor and lived a life of penance. Lived as a hermit in a monastery and refused to join the community or become abbot. Miracle worker.

Born

Died

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Peter Acotanto“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Blessed Alfonso Burgos

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Alfonso Burgos by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

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Mercedarian friar in the convent of Santa Caterina in Toledo, Spain. Ransomed 159 Christians who had been enslaved and imprisoned for their faith in northern Africa by Muslims.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alfonso Burgos“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Augustinus Yu Chin-Kil

detail from a Saint Augustinus Yu Chin-Kil holy card; date and artist unkown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Augustinus Yu Jin-Gil
  • Augustinus Yu Chin-gil
  • Auguseutino…
  • Augustine…

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Married layman catechist in the apstolic vicariate of Korea. Wrote to Pope Gregory XVI, asking for missionaries and priests to Korea. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred for his faith.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Augustinus Yu Chin-Kil“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Sophia of Egypt

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Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sophia of Egypt“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Peter of Palestine

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Imprisoned, tortured and martyred for his faith.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter of Palestine“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Peter of Veroli

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Hermit near Veroli, Italy.

Born

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter of Veroli“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Thecla of Iconium

detail of a painting of Saint Thecla by Antoni Szulczynskiego, date unknown; Church of Saint Tekla, Wilczyn, Poland; photographed by Antoni Szulczynski on 13 September 2011; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Tecla
  • Tegla
  • Tekla
  • Protomartyr among women and equal to the Apostles

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First century convert in Iconium, brought to the faith by the preaching of Saint Paul the Apostle; her family threw her out. She dedicated herself to God, became a spiritual student of Saint Paul, and assisted him in his travels and works. She was thrown to wild animals as a Christian, but survived; she was sentenced to burn at the stake, but managed to escape. In her later years she retired to live as a hermitess. Because of her sufferings for the the faith, she is considered a martyr though she survived the attempts to kill her. She is mentioned the Prayers for the Dying. She was the subject several fantastic apochryphal writings in the early Church.

Died

  • late 1st century of natural causes
  • buried in Seleucia, Pamphylia, Anatolia (in modern Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Thecla of Iconium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Priscus

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Zealous preacher of Christianity. Martyred for his opposition to idolatry.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Priscus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Saint Carolus Hyon Song-Mun

Saint Carolus Hyon Song-MunAlso known as

  • Garollu Hyeon Seong-Mun

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Married layman and father in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Catechist. Travelled extensively throughout Korea to help missionaries, managing their money and helping converts. Wrote a book about the persecutions of Christians in 1839. Imprisoned in June 1846 for his faith, he spent his remaining months ministering to and encouraging other prisoners. Both his father and sister were executed, and his wife and son died in prison, all for being Christian.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canoized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Carolus Hyon Song-Mun“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>

Blessed Józef Kut

Blessed Józef KutMemorial

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Priest of the archdiocese of Poznan, Poland. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred in the Nazi persecutions of World War II.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Józef Kut“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 September 2016. Web. 26 September 2016. <>