What saint is celebrated today, June 25? This is what you should know about the saints of the Catholic Church

Today, Tuesday, June 25, the saints of the Catholic Church commemorates several blesseds and saints who have been part of the history of Christianity. In addition to being a way to honor the saints and beatified, it also serves as a guide for Catholics, who can find inspiration in the lives and works of these saints.

What saints are celebrated today, Tuesday, June 25?

  • Saint Maximus of Turin
  • Saint Adalbert
  • Holy Eurosia
  • Saint Francis Do Minh Chieu
  • Saint Galicano of Alexandria
  • Saint William of Goleto
  • Saint Moloch of Scotland
  • Saint Prosper of Aquitaine
  • Saint Prospero of Reggio
  • Saint Solomon of Brittany
  • Saint Sosipratus
  • Saint Tigris of Maurienne
  • Santo Domingo Henares
  • Blessed Dorothy of Montau
  • Blessed Juan Hispano

Saint Maximus of Turin: a beacon of faith and wisdom in 5th century Italy

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In the rich history of the Catholic Church, the figure of Saint Maximus of Turin stands as a beacon of faith, wisdom and leadership during a time of great challenges for Christianity. Revered as orbishop of Turin between the years 408 and 423, Saint Maximus left an imperishable legacy as defender of orthodoxyprolific writer and spiritual guide for his community.

Early years and training

Little is known about the early life of Saint Maximus. It is estimated that born in Retiaa region north of Italyaround the year 380. His intellectual and spiritual training was solid, which allowed him to stand out as a profound student of the Scriptures and a theologian of great capacity.

Bishop in turbulent times

In the year 408, Saint Maximus was consecrated bishop of Turin, a diocese that was part of the ecclesiastical province of Milan. His episcopacy coincided with a period of great turbulence for the Church, marked by the barbarian invasions, heresies and struggles for political and religious power.

Defender of Orthodoxy

In the midst of this turbulent context, Saint Maximus emerged as a firm defender of Christian orthodoxy. He tenaciously fought the heresies that proliferated in his time, especially the Arianism, a doctrine that denied the divinity of Jesus Christ.

Prolific writer and theologian

Saint Maximus was a prolific writer who left an extensive work composed of sermons, theological treatises and pastoral letters. His writings reflect his deep knowledge of the Scriptures, his ability to analyze complex topics, and his gift of communicating with clarity and conviction.

Spiritual guide and protector of his community

Beyond their intellectual and theological work, Saint Maximus was an exemplary pastor for his communityd. He devoted himself with dedication to preaching, the administration of the sacraments and caring for those most in need. His leadership and wisdom made him a respected and loved figure by his people.

Death and legacy

Saint Maximus died in Turin around the year 423, leaving an enduring legacy as a defender of the faith, prolific writer and spiritual guide for his community. His figure continues to be venerated in the Catholic Church and his memory is celebrated on June 25.

Saint Orosia or Eurosia: The young woman who challenged the Roman emperor

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In the heart of the Pyrenees Spaniards, the history of Saint Orosia or Eurosia It stands as a symbol of unwavering faith, courage and resistance in the face of oppression. Revered as patron saint of Jaca and of the Pyreneeshis figure has inspired generations of people throughout the centuries.

Birth and historical context

Saint Orosia was born in Ponywithin a family Visigothic nobleman, around the 7th century. At that time, the region was under the rule of the Roman empireand the Christian faith was still in the process of expansion.

Conversion to Christianity

Despite social and political pressure to maintain pagan beliefs, Orosia was attracted to the message of Christianity. Becoming a fervent follower of Christ, she decided to consecrate her life to faith.

A forbidden love

Orosia’s conversion to Christianity put her in a difficult situation, as her fiancé, Ablaz, was a staunch pagan. Concerned about Orosia’s influence over his family and his social standing, Ablaz demanded that she renounce his faith.

Resistance and martyrdom

Before the Orosia’s refusal to abandon his faith, Ablaz reported her to the Roman authoritiess. The governor of the region, Aurelio, forced her to choose between her faith and her life. Orosia, with firmness and conviction, refused to renounce her beliefs.

Death sentence

Aurelius, furious at Orosia’s resistance, sentenced her to death. According to tradition, she was stoned to death on the top of Mount Oroel, near Jaca, around the year 770. Her death became a symbol of martyrdom for the faith.

Veneration and worship

The remains of Santa Orosia were transferred to Jaca, where they became an object of veneration for Christians in the region. YesHis cult spread quickly throughout Spain and southern France.to. In the 11th century, a monastery was built in his honor on the summit of Mount Oroel, the site of his martyrdom.

Patroness of Jaca and the Pyrenees

Saint Orosia is considered patron saint of Jaca and the Pyrenees. His figure represents unbreakable faith, courage and resistance in the face of oppression. His story continues to inspire people around the world to stand by their convictions and fight for what they believe.

 
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