Franciscan Saints (Ream) January


3. Bl. Christina of Tuscany, Secular Franciscan, d. 1310
6. Bl. Diego José (Didacus Joseph) Lopez Caamano of Cádiz, First Order friar, d. 1801
7. St. Angela of Foligno, Secular Franciscan, “Teacher of Theologians,” d. 1309
7. St. Charles Melchiori of Sezze, First Order friar, d. 1670
8. Bl. Roger of Todi, First Order friar, d. 1237
9. Bl. Eurosia Fabris Barban, Secular Franciscan, d. 1932
9. Bl. Giles of Lorenzana, First Order friar, d. 1518
10. Bl. Gregory X, Secular Franciscan Pope, d. 1276
11. St. Thomas Placidi of Cori, First Order friar, d. 1729
12. St. Bernard Latini of Corleone, First Order friar, d. 1667
14. Bl. Odoric Matteucci of Pordenone, First Order friar, d. 1331
15. Bl. James Villa of Castelpieve, Secular Franciscan priest and martyr of Lombardy, d. 1304
16. Sts. Berard de’Leopardi of Calvi, Peter de’Bonanti of Sangemini, Otto de’Petricchi,
       Accursio Vacuzio and Adjutus of Narni, Protomartyrs of the First
       Order, d. 1220
17. Bl. Matthew of Girgenti, First Order bishop, d. 1451
19. St. Eustochia Esmeralda Calafato of Messina, Poor Clare nun, d. 1485
19. Bl. Marcel Spinola y Maestre, Secular Franciscan bishop, d. 1906
20. Bl. John-Baptist Triquerie, First Order friar, martyr of France, d. 1794
21. Bl. Joseph Nascimbeni, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1922
23. St. Marianne Cope of Moloka.i, Third Order religious, d. 1918
23. Bl. Ladislaus Batthyany-Strattmann, Secular Franciscan, d. 1931
24. Bl. Paula Gambara Costa, Secular Franciscan, d. 1515
25. Bl. Emmanuel Dominguo y Sol, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1909
27. St. Angela Merici, Secular Franciscan, d. 1540
27. Bl. Paul Joseph Nardini, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1862
28. Bl. Benvenuto of Recanati, First Order friar, d. 1289
30. St. Hyacinth of Mariscotti, Third Order religious, d. 1640
31. Bl. Louise Albertoni, Secular Franciscan, d. 1533



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

Secular Franciscan Order
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