Franciscan Saints (Ream) April


2. Bl. Elisabeth Vendramini, Third Order religious, d. 1860
3. St. Benedict Larcari (the Moor) of San Fratello, First Order friar, d. 1589
4. Bl. William Cufitella of Sicily, Secular Franciscan, d. 1404
5. St. Maria Crescentia Hoss, Third Order religious, d. 1744
7. Bl. Mary Assunta Pallotta, Third Order religious, d. 1905
8. Bl. Julian of St. Augustine, First Order friar, d. 1606
9. Bl. Thomas of Tolentino and Companions, First Order friars, martyrs of India, d.1321
11. Bl. Angelo of Chivasso, First Order friar, d. 1495
15. Bl. Gandolph of Binasco, First Order friar, d. 1260
16. St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Secular Franciscan, d. 1783
18. Bl. Andre of Hibernon, First Order friar, d. 1602
18. Bl. James Oldo, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1404
19. Bl. Conrad of Ascoli, First Order friar, d. 1289
21. St. Conrad Birndorfer of Parzham, First Order friar, d. 1894
22. Bl. Francis of Fabriano, First Order friar, d. 1322
23. Bl. Giles of Assisi, First Order friar, third companion of St. Francis, d. 1262
24. St. Fidelis Roy of Sigmaringen, First Order friar, martyr of Switzerland, d. 1622
27. St. Zita of Lucca, Secular Franciscan, d. 1278
28. Bl. Luchesio Modestini of Poggibonzi, First Secular Franciscan (with his wife
     Buonadonna of Segni), both d. on April 28, 1260
30. Bl. Benedict Passionei of Urbino, First Order friar, d. 1625
30. St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1842


A Gift of a New Life
A Biography
by Fred Schaeffer, OFS 2019

Secular Franciscan Order
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