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3. Bl. Edouard-Joseph Rosas, Secular Franciscan bishop, d. 1903
4. Bl. Ladislas of Gielniow, First Order friar, d. 1505
4. Bls. Thomas Bullaker, Henry Heath, Arthur Bell, John Woodcock, and Charles
    Meehan, First Order friars, martyrs of England and Wales, d. 1642-1679
4. Bl. Thomas Acerbis of Olera, First Order friar, d. 1631
4. Bl. Ceferino Gimenez Malla, Secular Franciscan, martyr of Spain, d. 1936
5. St. Jutta of Thuringia, Secular Franciscan, d. 1260
6. Bl. Marie-Catherine Troiani, Third Order religious, d. 1897
7. Bl. Anne-Rose Gattorno, Third Order religious, d. 1900
8. St. Amatus Ronconi, Secular Franciscan, d. 1292
8. Bl. Jeremiah of Wallachia, First Order friar, d. 1625
9. St. Catherine of Bologna, Poor Clare nun, d. 1463
11. St. Gemma of Goriano Sicoli, Secular Franciscan, d. 1439
11. St. Ignatius of Laconi, First Order friar, d. 1781
11. St. Anthony of St. Ann Galvao, First Order friar, d. 1822
12. St. Leopold Mandic´of Herzegovina, First Order friar, d. 1942
13. St. Peter of Regalado, First Order friar, d. 1456  
16. St. Margaret of Cortona, Secular Franciscan, d. 1297
17. St. Paschal Baylon, First Order friar, d. 1592
18. St. Felix of Cantalice, First Order friar, d. 1587
19. St. Crispin of Viterbo, First Order friar, d. 1750
19. St. Theophilus of Corte, First Order friar, d. 1740
19. St. Marie-Bernard Butler, Third Order religious, d. 1924
19. St. Yves of Brittany, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1303
20. St. Bernardine of Siena, First Order friar, d. 1444
21. Bl. Franz Jagerstatter, Secular Franciscan, martyr of the Nazis, d. 1943
23. Bl. Gerard of Villamagna, Secular Franciscan, d. 1242
24. Bl. John of Prado, First Order friar, martyr of Morocco, d. 1636
24. Dedication of the Patriarchal Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi (1253)
25. Bl. Gerard of Lunel, Secular Franciscan, d. 1298
28. St. Jean-Baptiste Rossi, Secular Franciscan priest, d. 1764
28. St. Mary Ann of Jesus of Paredes, Secular Franciscan, d. 1645
30. St. Camilla Baptista Varano, Poor Clare nun, d. 1524
30. St. Ferdinand III, King of Castile, Secular Franciscan, d. 1252
30. St. Joan of Arc, Secular Franciscan, “Maid of Orleans” and martyr of France, d. 1431



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