Black Saints

January

Feast Day
Saint
1
St. Fulgentius, Bishop of Ruspe, AD 533
2
St. Macarius of Alexandria, AD 394
4
St. Synceletica, Virgin, AD 400
15
St. Isidore of Alexandria, AD 404
St. Paul the Hermit, AD 342
16
St. Euphrosyne, Virgin AD 470
17
St. Anthony the Abbot, Father of Monasticism, AD 356
19
St. Macarius the Elder, AD 390
23
St. John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, AD 619
31
St. Cyrus and John, Martyrs, AD 303

February

Feast Day
Saint
4
St. Phileas, Bishop of Thmuis, Martyr, AD 306
8
St. Josephine Bakhita, Pearl of the Sudan, AD 1947
9
St. Apollonia, Virgin and Martyr, AD 249
St. Cyril, Archbishop of Alexandria, Doctor of the Church, AD 444
20
St. Tyrannio, Zenobius and Other Martyrs, AD 304
26
St. Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria, AD 261
28
St. Martyrs in the Plague of Alexandria, AD 261
St. Proterius, Patriarch of Alexandria, AD 457

March

Feast Day
Saint
7
St. Paul the Simple, AD 339
St. Perpetua and St. Felicity, Ad 203
13
St. Euphrasia (Eupraxia), Virgin, AD 420
17
The Martyrs of Serapeum, AD 390
21
St. Serapion, Bishop of Thmuis, AD 370
22
St. Deogratias, Bishop pf Carthan, AD 457
27
St. John of Egypt, AD 394

April

Feast Day
Saint
2
St. Fulgentius, Bishop of Ruspe, AD 533
4
St. Benedict the Black, Ad 1589
6
St. Marcellinus, AD 413
11
St. Barsanuphius, AD 550
12
St. Zeno, Bishop of Vernoa, Ad 371
25
St. Anianus, Second Bishop of Alexandria, First Century AD
28
Sts. Theodora and Didymus, AD 304
30
St. Maximus, Martyr, AD 250

May

Feast Day
Saint
2
St. Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria, Doctor of the Church, AD 373
3
Sts. Timothy and Maura, Martyrs, AD 286
4
St. Monica, Widow, AD 387
9
St. Pachomius, Abbot, AD 346
15
St. Isidore of Chios, Martyr, AD 251
22
Sts. Castus and Aemilius, AD 250

June

Feast Day
Saint
3
St. Charles Lwanga and Martyrs of Uganda, Patron of Catholic Youth, AD 1886
12
St. Antonina, Martyr, AD 304
St. Onuphrius, AD 400
15
St. Orsiesius, Abbot, Ad 380
28
Sts. Plutarch, Potamiaena and Companions, Martyrs, AD 202

July

Feast Day
Saint
1
St. Shenute, Abbot, AD 466
3
St. Anatolius, Bishop of Laodicea, AD 283
St. Anatolius, Patriarch of Constantinople, AD 458
6
St. Sisoes, AD 429
7
St. Pantaenus, AD c. 200
13
St. Eugenius, Bishop of Carthage, AD 505
20
St. Aurelius, Bishop of Carthage, AD 429
23
St. Three Wise Men, First Century AD
28
St. Pope Saint Victor I, Martyr, AD 199

August

Feast Day
Saint
7
Sts. Sixtus II, Felicissimus, Agapitus and Companions Martyrs, AD 258
15
St. Alipius, Bishop of Tagaste
17
St. Liberatus and Companions, Martyrs, AD 484
18
Martyrs of Utica, AD 258
25
St. Mennas, Patriarch of Constantinople, AD 552
27
Sts. Marcellus and Companions, Martyrs, Ad 287
St. Poemen, Abbot, AD 450
St. Monica, Mother of Augustine, AD 387
28
St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, Doctor of the Church, AD 430
St. Moses the Black, Abbot, AD 405

September

Feast Day
Saint
1
The Twelve Brothers, Martyrs, AD 760
St. Mikael Gabra, Martyrs, AD 1855
11
St. Theodora of Alexandria, AD 491
St. Paphnutius the Great, Bishop, AD 335
13
St. Eulogius, Patriach of Alexandria, AD 607
16
St. Cyprian, Bishop of Carthane, Martyr, AD 258
22
Sts. Maurice and Companions, Martyrs of the Theban Legion, AD 287
26
Sts. Cyprian and Justina, Martyrs, AD 304

October

Feast Day
Saint
2
St. Eleutherius, Martyr, AD c. 300
4
St. Ammon, AD 350
8
St. Thais, AD 345
9
St. Demetrius, Bishop of Alexandria, AD 231
Sts. Andronicus and Anthanasia, Fifth Century AD
10
St. Cerbonius, Bishop of Populonia, AD 575
St. Daniel and Companions, Martyrs, AD 1227
12
Sts. Felix, Cyprian and Companions, Martyrs, AD 484
16
Sts. Martinian, Maxima and Saturian, AD 458
19
St. Varus, Martyr, Ad 307
St. Cleopatra, Widow, Fourth Century AD
24
Sts. Aretas and Martyrs of Najran, AD 532
St. Elesbaan, AD 523

November

Feast Day
Saint
3
St. Fulgentius, Bishop of Ruspe, AD 533
4
St. Benedict the Black, Ad 1589
11
St. Marcellinus, AD 413
17
St. Barsanuphius, AD 550
21
St. Zeno, Bishop of Vernoa, Ad 371
25
St. Anianus, Second Bishop of Alexandria, First Century AD
26
Sts. Theodora and Didymus, AD 304

December

Feast Day
Saint
4
St. Clement of Alexandria, Teacher, AD 217
5
St. Crispina, Martyr, AD 304
6
St. Dionysia, Majoricus and Martyrs, AD 484
10
Pope St. Miltiades, Martyr, AD 314
12
Sts. Epimachus, Alexander and Martyrs, AD 250
Sts. Valerian and Martyrs, AD 457 and 482
18
St. Anastasius, Patriarch of Alexandria, AD 616
19
Sts. Nemesius and Martyrs, AD 250
20
Sts. Ammon and Companions, Martyrs, AD 250
22
Sts. Chaerymon, Ischyrion and Companions, Martyrs, Ad 250
28
St. Theodore the Sanctified, Abbot, AD 368