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To remind us of the great blessing of our Franciscan charism, some known Saints and Blessed are listed here, as well as special Franciscan Feast days.

 
March - Month of St. Joseph
21. Bl Amedee IX de Savoie, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1472
22. St. Beinvenu d’Osimo, Bishop, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1282
23. Bl. Jeremie Lambertenghi, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1513
24. Bl. Catherine de Suede, Virgin, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1381
25. Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Day of Obligation for the Church
26. Blessed Didacus Joseph of Cadiz, Priest, Capuchin, d. 1801
27. Bl. Joseph-Sebastien Pelczar, Bishop, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1924
28. St. Jean de Capistran, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1456
29. Bl. Jeanne-Marie de Maille, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1414
30. St. Pierre Regalat, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1486
31. St. Leonard Murialdo, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1900 Holy Thursday – Plenary Indulgence: Chant in Public Tantum ergo Good Friday – Plenary Indulgence: Solemn adoration of the Holy Cross

April – Month of the Holy Face and the Redemption

1. Bl. Elisabeth Vendramini, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1860
2. St. Francois de Paule, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d/ 1507
3. St. Benoit le Maure, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1589
4. Bl. Guillaume de Sicli, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1404
5. St. Marie-Crescence, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1744
6. Bl. Angele Salawa, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1922
7. Bl. Maria-Assunta, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1925
8. Bl. Julien de St. Augustin, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1606
9. Bl. Thomas de Tolentino, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1321
10. Bl. Marc de Bologne, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1479
11. Bl. Ange De Chivasso, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1495
12. Bl. Boniface Zukowski, Priest, Conventual Religious, martyr 1942
13. Holy Thursday – Plenary Indulgence: Chant in Public Tantum ergoBl. Isabelle Rovira, Virgin, Capuchin religious, martyr, 1937
14.  Good Friday – Plenary Indulgence: Solemn adoration of the Holy Cross   Bl. Lidwyne de Schiedam, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1433
15. Bl. Gandolphe de Binasco, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1260
16. Easter – Plenary Indulgence: Renewal in public of Baptismal Promises
St. Benedict-Joseph Labore, Confessor, Cordbearer, d. 1783 Plenary Indulgence for Cordbearers. Anniversary of the profession of St. Francis
(1209)
17. Bl. Paul de St. Madeleine, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1643
18. Bl. Andre Hibernon, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1734
19. Bl. Conrad e Ascoli, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1289
20. Bl. Anastase Pankewicz, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1942
21. Bl. Francois de Fabriano, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1322
22. St. Conrad de Parzham, lay brother, Capuchin religious, d. 1894
23. Bl. Gilles of Assisi, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1262
24. St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest, Capuchin, martyr 1622
25. St. Marc, Grandes Rogations
26. Bl. Pierre De Pethancourt, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1667
27. St. Zita de Lucques, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1278
28. St. Paul of the Cross, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1775;
 Bl. Luchesius, 1st Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1260 Plenary Indulgence for Franciscan Third Order Seculars (renewal of Tertiary Engagements)

29. Bl. Benoit d’Urbin, Priest, Capuchin, d. 1625
30. St. Joseph-Benoit Cottolengo, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1842
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St. Cajetan
 
- Link to a Novena Prayer to St. Cajetan for employment (scroll to bottom of the page and click the link to the printable novena prayer) HERE