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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.

August – Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

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. St. Alphonse de Liguori, Bishop, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1787 2. Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula, Plenary Indulgence possible by visiting a church or chapel of the Franciscan 1st Order 3. St. Pierre-Julien Eymard, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1868 4. St. Dominic, Priest, Cordbearer, d. 1221 5. B. Marie-Francoise de Jesus, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1904 6. Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ 7. Bl. Agathange et Cassien, Priest, Capuchin, martyr 1638 8. St. Jean-Marie Vianney, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1859 9. Bl. Marie-Marguerite of the Sacred Heart, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1924 10. St. Beatrice de Silva, Virgin, of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1492 11. Bl. Innocent XI, Pope, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1689 12. St. Clare of Assisi, Virgin, Foundress of the Poor Clares, Plenary Indulgence for Tertiaries (Renewal of Engagements) 13. Bl. Novellon de Faenza, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1280 14. St. Maximilien-Marie Kolbe, Priest, Conventual religious, martyr 1941 15. Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady 16. Bl. Francois de Pesaro, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1350 17. St. Roch de Montpellier, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1327 18. Blessed Martyrs of Pontons de Rochefort, d. 1794 19. St. Jean Eudes, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1680 20. St. Louis d’ Anjou, Bishop of Toulouse, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1297 21. St. Jeanne-Francoise de Chantal, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1610 22. Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary 23. Bl. Bernard d’Offide, lay brother, Capuchin religious, d. 1694 24. St. Emilie de Vialar, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1856 25. St. Louis, Patron of Franciscan Third Order Seculars, Plenary Indulgence for tertiaries and cordbearers 26. Bl. Pierre de Benisa, Priest, Capuchin religious, martyr 1936 27. St. Joseph Calasanz, Priest, Cordbearer, d. 1648 28. Bl. Junipero Serra, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1784 29. Bl. Jean de Perouse, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1231 30. Bl. Juvenal Ancina, Bishop, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1604
31. Bl. Aurele de Vinalesa, Priest, Capuchin religious, martyr 1936


September: The Month of the Holy Cross

1. Bl Joachim de Albocacer, Priest, Capuchin religious, martyr 1936
2. Bl. Martyrs de Carmes, d. 1792
3. St. Pius X, Pope, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1914
4. St. Rose of Viterbo, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1252 Plenary Indulgence for cordbearers
5. Bl. Gentil de Matelica, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1340
6. Bl Liberat de Laure, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1258
7. Bl. Eugenie Picco, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1921
8. Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9. Bl. Seraphique Sforza, Virgin, of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1478
10. Bl. Martyrs of Japan, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order and Franciscan Third Order Seculars, d. 1622-1632
11. Bl. Bonaventure de Barcelone, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1684
12. Feast of the Name of Holy Mary
13. Bl. Apollinaire Franco, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1622
14. Exaltation of the Holy Cross
15. Feast of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows
16. Bl. Roland de Medicis, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1386
17. Feast of the Stigmatization of St. Francis of Assisi


 

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St. Cajetan
 
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