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Franciscan Saints & Blesseds 2015

 3 Holy Name of Jesus.
 6 Bl. Diego José of Cádiz, priest, I Ord. * Outside of the U.S., he is celebrated on January 5
 7 Bl. Angela of Foligno, religious, III Ord.
 8 Bl. EurosiaFabris, III Order
 12 St. Bernard of Corleone, religious, I Ord.
 14 Bl. Odoric of Pordenone, priest, I Ord.
 16 Sts. Berard, priest, and companions, protomartyrs of the Order
 18 St. Charles of Sezze, religious, I Ord.
 19 Bl. Thomas of Cori, priest, I Ord.
 St. EustochiaCalafato, virgin, II Order
 20 Bl. John Baptist Triquerie, priest, martyr, I Ord.
 24 St. Francis de Sales, bishop, doctor, III Ord., founder
 27 St. Angela Merici, virgin, III Ord., founder
 29 Bl. Roger of Todi, religious, I Ord.
 30 St. Hyacinth of Mariscotti, virgin, III Ord.
 31 St. John Bosco, priest, III Ord., founder
 1 St. Veridiana, virgin, III Ord.
 Bl. Andrew of Segni, religious, I Ord.
 4 St. Joseph of Leonessa, priest, I Ord.
 6 Sts. Peter Baptist, priest, and companions, martyrs [Martin of the Ascension, Francis Blanco, priests; Philip of Jesus, cleric; Francis of
St. Michael, Gonsalvo Garcia, religious; seventeen tertiaries], I and III Ord.
 7 St. Colette of Corbie, virgin, II Ord.
 8 St. Giles Mary of St. Joseph, religious, I Ord.
 15 Transfer of the Body of St. Anthony of Padua
 17 Bl. Luke Belludi, religious, I Ord.
 19 St. Conrad of Piacenza, hermit, III Ord.
 27 Bl. Sebastian of Aparicio, religious, I Ord.
 2 Bl. Agnes of Bohemia, virgin, II Ord.
 3 Bls. Liberatus Weiss, SamueleMarzorati and Michele PioFasoli, priests and martyrs, I Ord.
 5 St. John Joseph of the Cross, priest, I Ord.
 9 St. Frances of Rome, religious, III Ord.
 12 Bl. Angela Salawa, virgin, III Ord.
 18 St. Salvator of Horta, religious I Ord.
 20 Bl. John of Parma, priest, I Ord.
 22 St. Benvenute of Osimo, priest, I Ord.
 23 St. Catherine of Genoa, III Ord.
 24 Bl. Ludovico of Casoria, priest, I Ord.
 30 St. Peter Regaldo, priest, I Ord.
 2 Bl. ElisabettaVendramini, religious, III Ord., founder
 3 St. Benedict the Moor, religious, I Ord. (Sometimes celebrated on April 4)
 6 St. CrescentiaHöss, virgin, III Order
 16 St. Bernadette Soubirous, cord-bearer of St. Francis
 St. Benedict Joseph Labre, cord-bearer of St. Francis
 21 St. Conrad of Parzham, religious, I Ord.
 23 Bl. Giles of Assisi, religious, I Ord.
 24 St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest, martyr, I Ord.
 25 Bl. Pedro de San Jose Betancur, religious, III Ord., founder
 27 St. Zita of Lucca, virgin, III Ord.
 28 Bl. Luchesius, III Ord.
 30 Bl. Benedict of Urbino, priest, I Ord.
 St. Benedict Joseph Cottolengo, III Ord.
 3 Bl. Arthur Bell, Henry Heath, John Woodcock, et al., priests, martyrs of England, I Ord.
 7 Bl. Agnellus of Pisa, religious, I Ord.
 8 Bl. Jeremiah of Valacchia, religious, I Ord..
 9 St. Catherine of Bologna, virgin, II Ord.
 10 St. Ivo of Brittany, III Ord.
 11 St. Ignatius of Laconi, religious, I Ord. Bl. Antonio of St. Anne Galvoa, I Ord., founder
 12 St. Leopold Mandic, priest, I Ord.
 16 St. Margaret of Cortona, III Ord.
 17 St. Paschal Baylon, religious, I Ord.
 18 St. Felix of Cantalice, religious, I Ord.
 19 St. Crispin of Viterbo, religious, I Ord.
 St. Theophilus of Corte, priest, I Ord.
 20 St. Bernardine of Siena, priest, I Ord.
 21 Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, Martyr, III Ord.
 24 Dedication of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
 28 St. Mariana of Jesus de Paredes, virgin, III Ord.
 30 St. Ferdinand, king, III Ord.
 31 St. Camilla Battista of Varano, OSC
 2 St. Felix of Nicosia, religious, I Ord.
 8 Bl. Nicholas of Gèsturi, religious, I Ord.
 12 Bl. Florida Cevoli, virgin, I Ord.
 Bl. Jolenta, religious, III Ord.
 Bl. AntoninusBajewski, priest, and companions, martyrs [Pius Bartosik, Innocent Guz, AchillePuchala, Herman Stepien, priests; Timothy Troianowski, Boniface Zukowski, religious], I Ord.
 13 St. Anthony of Padua, priest, doctor, I Ord.
 16 Bl. AnizetKoplin, priest, and companions, martyrs of Poland [Henry Krzystofik, Florian Stêpniak, Fidelis Chojnacki, SymforiamDucki], I Ord.
 Bl. Guy (Guido) Vignotelli, priest, I Ord.
 17 St. Albert Chmielowski, religious, III Ord., founder
 22 St. Thomas More, martyr, III Ord.
 23 St. Joseph Cafasso, priest, III Ord.
 25 Bl. Jutta of Thuringia, widow, III Ord.
 26 Bl. Andrew Hyacinth Longhin, bishop, I Ord.
 30 Bl. Raymond Lull, martyr, III Ord.
 1 Bl. Junipero Serra, priest, I Ord.
 4 St. Elizabeth of Portugal, queen, III Ord.
 7 Bl. Davanzato, bishop, III Ord.,
 8 Bl. Gregory Grassi, bishop, and companions, martyrs, I and III Ord.
 9 St. Nicholas Pick, priest, and companions, martyrs, I Ord.
 10 St. Veronica Giuliani, virgin, II Ord.
 12 Sts. John Jones and John Wall, priests, martyrs, I Ord.
 13 Bl. Angeline of Marciano, religious, III Ord.
 15 St. Bonaventure, bishop, doctor, I Ord.
 16 Canonization of St. Francis - Canonized 16 July 1228 by Pope Gregory IX
 St. Francis Solano, priest, I Ord. * Outside of the U.S., he is celebrated on July 14
 18 St. Simon of Lipnica
 21 St. Lawrence of Brindisi, priest, doctor, I Ord.
 23 Bl. Cunegunda, religious, II Ord. St. Bridget of Sweden, widow, III Ord.
 24 Bl. Louise of Savoy, widow, II Ord.
 Bl. Modestino of Jesus and Mary, religious, I Ord. Bl. Antonio Lucci, bishop, I Ord.
 27 Bl. Mary Magdalene of Martinengo, virgin, II Ord.
 28 Bl. Mary Teresa Kowalska, virgin, martyr of Poland, II Ord.
 Bl. MattiaNazarei, virgin, II Ord.


 2 Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula
 3 Bl. Frederic Janssoone, priest, I Ord.
 4 St. John Vianney, priest, III Ord.
 7 Bls. Agathangelus and Cassian, priests and martyrs, I Ord.
 8 Holy Father Dominic, priest, founder, Order of Preachers
 9 Bl. John of La Verna, priest, I Ord.
 11 St. Clare of Assisi, virgin, II Ord.
 13 Bl. Mark of Aviano, priest, I Ord.
 14 St. Maximilian Kolbe, priest, I Ord.
 17 St. Roch, III Ord.
 18 Bls. John-Louis Loir, Protase Bourdon and Sebastian François, priests, martyrs of Rochefort, I Ord.
 * On this day the Conventuals celebrate Bls. Louis-Armand Adam and Nicholas Savouret, priests, martyrs of Rochefort, I Ord.
 19 St. Louis of Toulouse, bishop, I Ord.
 21 St. Pius X, pope, III Ord.
 23 Bl. Bernard of Offida, religious, I Ord.
 25 St. Louis IX, king, Patron of the Third Order
 27 The Seven Joys of Our Lady (OFM Conv. on 8/26)
 1 St. Beatrice of Silva, virgin, II Ord., founder 2 Bls. Apollinaris of Posat, John Francis Burté, SeverinGirault, priests, and companions, martyrs, I and III Ord.
 3 Bl. Claudio Granzotto, religious, I Ord.
 4 St. Rose of Viterbo, virgin, III Ord.
 17 Stigmata of our Holy Father Francis
 18 St. Joseph of Cupertino, priest, I Ord.
 19 St. Francis Mary of Camporossa, religious, I Ord.
 22 St. Ignatius of Santhia, priest, I Ord.
 23 St. Pio of Pietrelcina, priest, I Ord.
 24 St. Pacifico of San Severino, priest, I Ord.
 25 Finding of the Body of St. Clare
 26 Bl. Aurelio of Vinalesa, priest, and companions, martyrs of Valencia [Ambrose of Benaguacil, Pedro of Benisa, Joachim of Albocácer, Modesto of Albocácer, Germaine of Cargagente, Bonaventure of Puzol, Santiago of Rafelbunol, Henry of Almazora, Fidel of Puzol, Berard Lugar Nuevo de
Fenollet, Pacifico of Valencia], I Ord.
 St. Elzear of Sabran and Bl. Delphina of Glandenes, husband & wife, III Ord.
 28 Bl. Innocent of Berzo, priest, I Ord.
 3 St. John of Dukla, priest, I Ord.
 4 Our Holy Father Francis, deacon, Founder of the Three Orders
 6 St. Mary Frances of the Five Wounds, virgin, III Ord.
 10 St. Daniel, priest, and companions, martyrs [Angelus, Samuel, Donulus, Leo, Hugolinus and Nicholas], I Ord.
 Bl. Mother Mary Angela Truszkowska, III Ord.
 11 Bl. John XIII, pope, III Ord. (.pdf)
 12 St. Seraphin of Montegranaro, religious, I Ord.
 13 Bl. HonoratKozminski, priest, I Ord., founder
 20 Bl. James of Strepar, bishop, I Ord.
 Bl. ContardoFerrini, III Ord.
 21 Bl. Josephine Leroux, virgin, martyr, II Ord.
 22 St. Peter of Alcantara, priest, I Ord.  * Outside of the U.S., he is celebrated on October 19
 22 Blessed John Paul II - on Roman Calendar
 23 St. John of Capestrano, priest, I Ord.
 25 Saint Antonio de Santa Ana (FreiGalvao)
 26 Bl. Maria Jesus Ferragut, virgin, and companions, martyrs of Valencia [Maria Veronica Masiá, Maria Felicity MasiáFerragut, Isabel CladuchRovira, Milagros OrtellsGimeno], II Ord.
 If anyone has good information on these Blesseds, please let us know.
 Bl. Bonaventure of Potenza, priest, I Ord.
 31 Bl. Angelo of Acri, priest, I Ord.
 3 Bl. Teresa Manganiello (SFO), Italy (precise date of feastday not declared)
 4 St. Charles Borromeo, bishop, III Ord.
 5 All Saints of the Franciscan Order (seems to have been moved to this day)- see Nov. 29
 6 Bl. Alfonso Lopez, priest, and companions, martyrs [Pedro Rivera, Modesto Vegas, Dionisio Vicente, priests; Francisco Remon, Miguel Remon, religious, I Ord.
 Bl. Alfonso Lopez OFM Conv., no further info-Listed under Martyrs of Valencia
 7 St. Didacus of Alcala, religious, I Ord. also Blessed Helen of Arcella (Italy)
 8 Bl. John Duns Scotus, priest, I Ord.
 13 St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin, III Ord., founder
 14 St. Nicholas Tavelic, priest, and companions, martyrs, I Ord.
 17 St. Elizabeth of Hungary, widow, Patron of the Third Order
 18 Bl. Salome, virgin, II Ord.
 19 St. Agnes of Assisi, virgin, II Ord.
 25 Bl. Elizabeth of Reute, virgin, III Ord.
 26 St. Leonard of Port Maurice, priest, I Ord.
 27 St. Francis Anthony Fasani, priest, I Ord.
 Manifestation of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (OFM Conv.)
 Bl. Umile de Bisignano, religious, I Ord.
 28 St. James of the March, priest, I Ord.
 29 All Saints of the Franciscan Order (We pray the Franciscan Litany of Saints) cf.
 Beginning of the Novena for the Immaculate Conception
 2 Bl. Maria Angela Astorch, virgin, II Ord.
 Bl. RafalChylinski, priest, I Ord.
 10 Bl. Peter Tecelano, III Ord.
 13 Finding the Body of St. Francis
 15 Bl. Mary Frances Schervier, virgin, III Ord.



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