August 13: saint of the day, name day

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The Saint of the day August 13 is Santi Ponziano Pope and Hippolito martyr priest, which name day is celebrated and other saints who are celebrated on this date.


Saints Ponziano Pope and Hippolytus martyrs

Ponziano, bishop of the Church of Rome, was ordained in 231.

Four years later he was relegated to Sardinia by the emperor Maximinus, together with the priest Hippolytus.


There he died, after renouncing his dignity.

He was buried in the cemetery of Callisto, Ippolito instead in the one on via Tiburtina.

Both martyrs began to be venerated by the church of Rome from the 4th century.


Other saints and celebrations on 13 August

  • Sant'Ippolito
  • Priest

  • San Ponziano
  • Pope and martyr

  • Saint Antiochus of Lyon
  • Bishop


  • San Benildo Romancon
  • Religious

  • San Cassiano di Imola
  • Martyr

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  • Blessed Gertrude of Altenberg
  • Premonstratensian abbess

  • Blessed John Agramunt
  • Martyr

  • St. John Berchmans
  • Blessed Joseph (José) Bonet Nadal
  • Salesian priest and martyr

  • Blessed William Freeman
  • Martyr

  • Blessed Jakob Gapp
  • San Massimo the Confessor
  • Byzantine theologian

  • Beato Modesto da Albocacer (Modesto Garcia Marti)
  • Priest and martyr

  • Blessed Patrick O’Healy and Conn O’Rourke
  • Martyrs


  • Blessed Peter Gabilhaud
  • Martyr

  • Santa Radegonda
  • Queen of France

  • Blessed Secondino Maria Ortega Garcia and companions
  • Martyrs

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