All Saint's Day honors all saints, filling gaps in annual saintly commemorations, originally marking martyrs' death anniversaries at their martyrdom sites.
Bishop Wolfgang of Regensburg (d. 994) was a Benedictine monk, missionary, and reformer, known for his dedication to the clergy, education, and the poor.
Saint Marcellus, a former Roman centurion, bravely renounced his military post to embrace Christianity, leading to his martyrdom in defense of his faith in 298 AD.
The martyrs of Douai, trained at the English College in France, bravely faced persecution and death in England and Wales, steadfastly upholding their Catholic faith.
Saint Simon the Zealot, one of the twelve apostles, is celebrated for his fervent faith and missionary work in regions including Egypt and Persia.
Saint Jude, Apostle and martyr, is revered for his epistle and known as the patron saint of desperate cases; his feast day is October 28.
Saint Frumentius, 'Abuna' of Ethiopia, converted Aksum to Christianity in the 4th century, serving as its first bishop and a key religious figure.
Pope Saint Evaristus was the fifth pope, holding office from circa 97 to 105. He was also known as Aristus. Little is known about Saint Evaristus.
Saints Crispin and Crispinian, Early Church martyrs, were renowned for their missionary work, steadfast faith, and patronage to shoemakers, facing martyrdom in 285/286.
19th-century Spanish Archbishop, Claretian Order founder, devoted missionary, and advocate for the poor, canonized by Pope Pius XII in 1950.