Saints in September

Catholic Saints for September

Saint Fiacre September 1st
English: A stained glass window, 19th century, Eglise Notre-Dame, Bar-le-Duc, France. Saint Vincent.

St. Fiacre (Fiachra) is not mentioned in the earlier Irish calendars, but it is said that he was born in Ireland and that he sailed over into France in quest of closer solitude, in which he might devote himself to God, unknown to the world. He arrived at Meaux, where Saint Faro, who was the bishop of that city, gave him a solitary dwelling in a forest which was his own patrimony, called Breuil, in the province of Brie. There is a legend that St. Farooffered him as much land as he could turn up in a day, and that St. Fiacre, instead of driving his furrow with a plough, turned the top of the soil with the point of his staff. The anchorite cleared the ground of trees and briers, made himself a cell with a garden, built an oratory in honor of the Blessed Virgin, and made a hospice for travelers which developed into the village of Saint-Fiacre in Seine-et-Marne. Many resorted to him for advice, and the poor, for relief. His charity moved him to attend cheerfully those that came to consult him; and in his hospice he entertained all comers, serving them with his own hands, and sometimes miraculously restored to health  …[…]

Other Saints for September 1st

St. Agia
St. Ammon
St. Anna the Prophetess
St. Beatrice da Silva Meneses
St. Beatrix da Silva
St. Constantius
St. Fiacre
St. Giles, Abbot
St. Lupus of Sens
St. Lythan
Bl. Michael Ghebre
St. Nivard
St. Regulus
St. Simeon the Stylite
St. Terentian
St. Verena
St. Verena
St. Victorious
St. Vincent & Laetus

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