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What saint is celebrated today, Thursday, February 15? The complete list of saints

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What saint is celebrated today, Thursday, February 15?  The complete list of saints

Faustino, masculine proper name of Latin origin that means ‘relating to Fausto’ or ‘of the family of Faust’. Today, 8,736 men In Spain they receive this name. For its part, Jovita It is a female name of Latin origin that means ‘relative to Jupiter’ or ‘of the family of Jupiter’. At the moment, 1,378 women in Spain they are called that. Both saints are the patron saints of single people.

Faustino y Jovita They were brothers descended from a bourgeois family from the Italian town of Brescia and they had a military career until they were baptized and dedicated themselves to preaching the word of God during the second century.

The two were condemned for being Catholics and were tortured in Milan, Rome and Naples. As they would not renounce their faith in God, Emperor Hadrian ordered them to be beheaded. Since then, they have become the patron saints of Brescia and there is a lot of worship around their figure.

As an anecdote, unlike Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on February 14 as Valentine’s Day, they are considered the patrons of singles, It is not known exactly why, beyond the contrast of the previous day in Christian popular culture.

This and other saints are celebrated during the 15 February:

San Nostriano

Saint Auxentius

San Vital

San Juan Bautista de la Concepción García

Saint Alexandra of Egypt

Saint Zeno

San Antonino

Saint Eleucadius

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