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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 the St. Joseph

1. Bl. Jean Kearney, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1653
2. St. Agnes de Prague, Virgin, of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1282
3. Bl. Innocent de Berzo, Priest, Capuchin, d. 1890
4. Bl. Martyrs of the Franciscan 1st Order of Gondar (Ethiopia), d. 1716
5. St. Jean-Joseph de la Croix, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1734
6. St. Colette of Corbie, Virgin, of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1447
7. Bl. Christophe de Milan, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1485
8. St. Jean de Dieu, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1550
9. St. Frances of Rome, Virgin, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1440
10. St. Catherine of Bologne, Virgin of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1463
11. Bl. Jean-Baptise de Fabriano, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1539
12. Bl. Louis Orione, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1940
13. Bl. Agnello de Pise, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1236
14. St. Catherine de Genes, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1510
15. Bl. Louis de Casoria, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1885
16. Bl. Torello de Poppi, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1282
17. Bl. Marc de Montegallo, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1496
18. St. Salvator de’Horta, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1567
19. Saint Joseph, Holy Day of Obligation for the Church
20. Bl. Hippolyte Galentini, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1620
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 - NOT THIS YEAR - THIS YEAR IT IS PALM SUNDAY - THE BEGINNING OF HOLY WEEK.
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. MAUNDY THURSDAY - TRIDUUM Bl. Jeanne-Marie de Maille, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d.     1414
30. GOOD FRIDAY-St. Pierre Regalat, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1486
31. HOLY SATURDAY - EASTER VIGIL  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 Easter – Plenary Indulgence: Renewal in public of Baptismal Promises

April Month of the Holy Face and the Redemption
1.  EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD!   St. Leonard Murialdo, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1900



 

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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