August 1: saint of the day, name day


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The Saint of August 1 is Saint Alphonsus Maria de ’Liguori bishop doctor, which name day is celebrated and other saints who are celebrated on this date.


Sant’Alfonso Maria de ’Liguori

He was born in Naples in 1696.

After graduating in civil and ecclesiastical law, he became a priest and founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer.


He began preaching to promote Christian life among the people and wrote books on moral theology, of which he is considered a distinguished teacher.

Elected bishop of Sant'Agata dei Goti, he renounced his position shortly after and died in 1787 among his family in Nocera dei Pagani in Campania.

Other saints and celebrations on August 1st

  • Blessed Alessio Sobaszek
  • Priest and martyr


  • Blessed Welcome Maria from Dos Hermanas
  • Priest and martyr

  • Saints Domenico Nguyen Van Hanh and Bernardo Vu Van Due
  • Martyrs

  • Blessed Emeric of Quart
  • Bishop of Aosta


  • Saint Essuperio of Bayeux
  • Bishop

  • Sant'Etelvoldo
  • Bishop

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  • San Felice di Gerona
  • Martyr

  • Saints Friardo and Secondello
  • Hermits

  • San Gionato
  • Abbot

  • Blessed Giovanni Bufalari from Rieti
  • Saints Maccabees, Seven brothers
  • Martyrs

  • Blessed Maria Stella of the SS. Sacramento Mardosewicz and 10 companions
  • Martyrs

  • Blessed Pietro Favre
  • Jesuit

    Saint of the Day — Eusebius of Vercelli — August 2nd (January 2024)


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