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~Exploring Catholic Patron Saints of the Day & their Feasts (Catholic Cuisine)
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September List of Saints

Saint Fiacre
 

September 1

Saint Fiacre

Patron Saint of Gardeners, Cab-drivers, herbalists; victims of hemorrhoids and venereal diseases

Saints Louis Martin & Zélie Guerin
 

September 25

Saints Louis & Marie Zelie Guerin Martin,

the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, the little flower

Saint Verena
 

September 1

Saint Verena (Switzerland) Orthodox

Patron Saint of lighthouse keepers, 

of the poor; sick; lepers; young girls, nurses

Saint Giles
 

September 1

Saint Giles

One of the Holy Helpers


Patron Saint of beggars; blacksmiths; breast cancer; breast feeding; cancer patients; disabled people; Edinburgh (Scotland);

epilepsy; fear of night; noctiphobics; forests; hermits; horses; lepers; mental illness; outcasts; poor peoples; rams; spur makers; sterility

Saint Simeon Stylites
 

September 1


Saint Simeon Stylites
 

Saint Simeon  lived in a pillar over sixty-five feet high away from the world to focus on prayer but he also gave exhortations twice daily to those who gathered around the pillar to hear him.

Saint Gregory (Pope)
 

September 3


Saint Gregory (Pope)

Patron Saint of musicians, singers, students, and teachers


St. Gregory is often depicted with a scroll with the words,“Ora pro nobis Deum” which translates, “Pray for God”

Saint Phoebe
 

September 3

Saint Phoebe

 

Means “bright” or “radiant
She was a deaconess

The Prophet Moses
 

September 4

The Prophet Moses

Moses the Teacher

 the leader of the Israelites and lawgiver, to whom the authorship of the Torah 

from Heaven

Saint Teresa of Calcutta
 

September 5

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

 For decades, Mother Teresa worked tirelessly on behalf of the poor. Her love knew no bounds. Nor did her energy, as she crisscrossed the globe pleading for support and inviting others to see the face of Jesus in the poorest of the poor. In 1979, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Nativity of
the Blessed Virgin Mary
 

September 8


The Nativity of the

Blessed Virgin Mary

 Born of infertile parents, god promised Anna and Joachim a child who would advance God’s plan of

salvation for the world

Saint Cyprian
 

September 11
 

Saint Cyprian

 Patron Saint of North Africa

The Most Holy name of Mary
 

September 12

The Most Holy name of Mary

All you have to do is call her name and she will be there

 

Saint John Chrysostom
 

September 13

Saint John Chrysostom
"golden-mouth"

 

Patron Saint of Constantinople, education, epilepsy, lecturers, orators, 

preachers

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
 

September 13


The Exaltation of

the Holy Cross
 

The cross is today the universal image of Christian belief. Countless generations of artists have turned it into a thing of beauty to be carried in procession or worn as jewelry. 

The cross is a reminder

of god's grace

Our Lady of Sorrows
 

September 15

Our Lady of Sorrows

The Seven Sorrows of Mary:

  1. The Prophecy of Simeon. (Luke 2:34–35)

  2. The escape and Flight into Egypt. (Matthew 2:13)

  3. The Loss of the Child Jesus for three days in the Temple of Jerusalem. (Luke 2:43–45)

  4. The Meeting of Mary and Jesus on the Via Dolorosa. The Carrying of the Cross (John 19:17)

  5. The Crucifixion of Jesus on Mount Calvary. (John 19:25)

  6. The Piercing of the Side of Jesus with a spear, and His Descent from the Cross. (Matthew 27:57–59)

  7. Jesus Laid in the Tomb. The Burial of Jesus by Joseph of Arimathea. (John 19:39–42)

Catechetical Sunday
 

Catechetical Sunday

the third Sunday in September

Catechist or Sunday School Teachers

Remember to thank your religious education teachers on this day!

Saint Robert Bellarmine
 

Saint Robert Bellarmine

September 17

Patron Saint of canonists; canon lawyers; catechists; catechumens

Saint Sophia
 

Saint Sophia

September 17

Mother Wisdom of Saints Faith, Hope & Charity 

Patron Saint of Widows

Saint Joseph of Cupertino
 

Saint Joseph of Cupertino


September 18

Patron Saint of 

Air Travelers, Astronauts, Pilots

Saint Januarius, San Gennaro 
 

Saint Joseph of Cupertino


September 19

Patron Saint of 

blood banks; 

Naples; 

volcanic eruptions

Saints Andrew Kim Taegon,
Paul Chong Hasang, & Companions
 

Saints Andrew Kim Taegon,

Paul Chong Hasang,

and Companions


September 20

Patron Saint of 

Korean Clergy

Saint Matthew
 

Saint Matthew

September 21

Patron Saint of Accountants, Actors, Bankers, Bookkeepers,

Tax collectors, Taxi Drivers

Saint Thecla
 

Saint Thecla

September 23

Follower of Saint Paul

apostle among women

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
 

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina

Padre Pio

September 23

Patron Saint of

Pietrelcina, Italy;

civil defense volunteers; 

adolescents;

stress relief;

January blues;

Italy; Malta

Saint Cosman & Saint Damian
 

Saint Cosman & Saint Damian

September 26

Patron Saints of surgeons, physicians, dentists,

protectors of children, barbers, pharmacists, 

veterinarians, orphanages, day-care centers, confectioners, children in house, against hernia, against the plague.

Saint Cyprian &
Saint Justina of Antioch
 

Saint Cyprian & Saint Justina of Antioch


September 26

Saint Justina is, after Saint Mark, the patroness of Venice

Saint Vincent de Paul
 

Saint Vincent de Paul
September 27

Saint Wenceslaus
 

Saint Wenceslaus

September 28

Patron Saint of Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Saint Lawrence Ruiz
& Companions (Filipino)
 

Saint Lawrence Ruiz & Companions (Filipino)

September 28

Patron Saint of The Philippines, Filipinos, Overseas Filipino Workers and migrant workers,

the poor, separated families, Filipino youth, Chinese-Filipinos, Filipino Altar servers, Tagalogs 

Michaelmas
 

Michaelmas

September 29

Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael (Angel)

Saint Gregory the Enlightener
 

Saint Gregory the Enlightener

September 30


Patron Saint of Armenia

Saint Hermione
 

September 4 

 

Saint Hermione

 Prophet and Healer