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Calendar of Franciscan Saints and Blesseds

 This calendar came out of collaboration between Fr. Pio Maria Hoffmann, CFR and Fred Schaeffer, OFS. Each of the major Franciscan branches has its own calendar. This calendar seeks to combine them.
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In the linked pages, if the feast day dates are different from those in this listing, please disregard them.
This listing is the latest and most accurate!
 

JANUARY 
3    Most Holy Name of Jesus. [Liturgy in the Franciscan Supplement]
6    Bl. Diego José of Cádiz, priest, I Ord.
      * Outside of the U.S., he is celebrated on January 5
7    St. Angela of Foligno, religious, III Ord.
8    Bl. Eurosia Fabris, III Order
12  St. Bernard of Corleone, religious, I Ord. 
14  Bl. Odoric of Pordenone, priest, I Ord.
16  Sts. Berard, priest, and companions, protomartyrs of the Order 
18  St. Charles of Sezze, religious, I Ord.
19  St. Thomas of Cori, priest, I Ord.
      St. Eustochia Calafato, virgin, II Order
20  Bl. John Baptist Triquerie, priest, martyr, I Ord.
23  St. Maryanne Cope, virgin, OSF see also
24  St. Francis de Sales, bishop, doctor, III Ord., founder
27  St. Angela Merici, virgin, III Ord., founder
29  Bl. Roger of Todi, religious, I Ord.
30  St. Hyacinth of Mariscotti, virgin, III Ord.
31  St. John Bosco, priest, III Ord., founder
FEBRUARY
1    St. Veridiana, virgin, III Ord. 
      Bl. Andrew of Segni, religious, I Ord.
4    St. Joseph of Leonessa, priest, I Ord.
6    Sts. Peter Baptist, priest, Paul Miki and companions, martyrs [Martin of the Ascension, Francis Blanco, priests; Philip of Jesus, cleric; Francis of St. Michael, Gonsalvo Garcia, religious; seventeen tertiaries], I and III Ord.
7    St. Colette of Corbie, virgin, II Ord.
8    St. Giles Mary of St. Joseph, religious, I Ord.
15  Transfer of the Body of St. Anthony of Padua
17  Bl. Luke Belludi, religious, I Ord.
19  St. Conrad of Piacenza, hermit, III Ord.
27  Bl. Sebastian of Aparicio, religious, I Ord.
MARCH
2    St. Agnes of Prague, virgin, II Ord.
3    Bls. Liberatus Weiss, Samuele Marzorati and Michele Pio Fasoli, priests and martyrs, I Ord.
5    St. John Joseph of the Cross, priest, I Ord.
9    St. Frances of Rome, religious, III Ord.
12  Bl. Angela Salawa, virgin, III Ord.
18  St. Salvator of Horta, religious I Ord.
20  Bl. John of Parma, priest, I Ord.
22  St. Benvenute of Osimo, priest, I Ord.
23  St. Catherine of Genoa, III Ord.
24  Bl. Ludovico of Casoria, priest, I Ord.
30  St. Peter Regaldo, priest, I Ord.
APRIL
2    Bl. Elisabetta Vendramini, religious, III Ord., founder
3    St. Benedict the Moor, religious, I Ord. (Sometimes celebrated on April 4)
6    St. Crescentia Höss, virgin, III Order
16  St. Bernadette Soubirous, cord-bearer of St. Francis
      St. Benedict Joseph Labre, cord-bearer of St. Francis
21  St. Conrad of Parzham, religious, I Ord.
23  Bl. Giles of Assisi, religious, I Ord.
24  St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest, martyr, I Ord.  
25  St. Pedro de San Jose Betancur, religious, III Ord., founder
27  St. Zita of Lucca, virgin, III Ord.
28  Bl. Luchesius, III Ord.
30  Bl. Benedict of Urbino, priest, I Ord.
      St. Benedict Joseph Cottolengo, III Ord.
MAY
3    Bl. Arthur Bell, Henry Heath, John Woodcock, et al., priests, martyrs of England, I Ord.
7    Bl. Agnellus of Pisa, religious, I Ord.
8    Bl. Jeremiah of Valacchia, religious, I Ord.
     St. Amato Ronconi, III Ord.
9   St. Catherine of Bologna, virgin, II Ord.
10  St. Ivo of Brittany, III Ord.
11  St. Ignatius of Laconi, religious, I Ord.
      Bl. Antonio of St. Anne Galvoa, I Ord., founder
12  St. Leopold Mandic, priest, I Ord.
16  St. Margaret of Cortona, III Ord.
17  St. Paschal Baylon, religious, I Ord.
18  St. Felix of Cantalice, religious,  I Ord.
19  St. Crispin of Viterbo, religious, I Ord.
      St. Theophilus of Corte, priest, I Ord.
20  St. Bernardine of Siena, priest, I Ord. 
21 Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, Martyr, III Ord.
24  Dedication of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
28  St. Mariana of Jesus de Paredes, virgin, III Ord.
30  St. Ferdinand, king, III Ord.
30 St. Camilla Batista of Varano, OSC

JUNE
2    St. Felix of Nicosia, religious, I Ord.
8    Bl. Nicholas of Gèsturi, religious, I Ord.
12  Bl. Florida Cevoli, virgin, I Ord.
      Bl. Jolenta, religious, II Ord.
      Bl. Antoninus Bajewski, priest, and companions, martyrs [Pius Bartosik, Innocent Guz, Achille Puchala, Herman Stepien, priests; Timothy Troianowski, Boniface Zukowski, religious], I Ord.
13 St. Anthony of Padua, priest, doctor, I Ord.
16 Bl. Anizet Koplin, priest, and companions, martyrs of Poland [Henry Krzystofik, Florian Stêpniak, Fidelis Chojnacki, Symforiam Ducki], I Ord.
      Bl. Guy (Guido) Vignotelli, priest, I Ord. 
17  St. Albert Chmielowski, religious, III Ord., founder
22  St. Thomas More, martyr, III Ord.
23  St. Joseph Cafasso, priest, III Ord.
25  Bl. Jutta of Thuringia, widow, III Ord.
26  Bl. Andrew Hyacinth Longhin, bishop, I Ord.
30  Bl. Raymond Lull, martyr, III Ord.
JULY
1    Bl. Junipero Serra, priest, I Ord.
4    St. Elizabeth of Portugal, queen, III Ord.
7    Bl. Davanzato, bishop, III Ord.,
8    Bl. Gregory Grassi, bishop, and companions, martyrs, I and III Ord.
9    St. Nicholas Pick, priest, and companions, martyrs, I Ord.
10  St. Veronica Giuliani, virgin, II Ord.
12  Sts. John Jones and John Wall, priests, martyrs, I Ord.
13  Bl. Angeline of Marisciano, religious, III Ord.
15  St. Bonaventure, bishop, doctor, I Ord.
16  Canonization of St. Francis - Canonized 16 July 1228 by Pope Gregory IX
      St. Francis Solano, priest, I Ord.
      * Outside of the U.S., he is celebrated on July 14
18  St. Simon of Lipnica 
21  St. Lawrence of Brindisi, priest, doctor, I Ord.
23  Bl. Cunegunda, religious, II Ord.
      St. Bridget of Sweden, widow, III Ord.
24  Bl. Louise of Savoy, widow, II Ord.
      Bl. Modestino of Jesus and Mary, religious, I Ord.
      Bl. Antonio Lucci, bishop, I Ord.
27  Bl. Mary Magdalene of Martinengo, virgin, II Ord.
28  Bl. Mary Teresa Kowalska, virgin, martyr of Poland, II Ord.
      Bl. Mattia Nazarei, virgin, II Ord.
AUGUST
2    Our Lady of the Angels at the Portiuncula
3    Bl. Frederic Janssoone, priest, I Ord.
4    St. John Vianney, priest, III Ord.
7    Bls. Agathangelus and Cassian, priests and martyrs, I Ord.
8    Holy Father Dominic, priest, founder, Order of Preachers
9    Bl. John of La Verna, priest, I Ord.
11  St. Clare of Assisi, virgin, II Ord.
13  Bl. Mark of Aviano, priest, I Ord.
14  St. Maximilian Kolbe, priest, I Ord.
17  St. Roch, III Ord.
18  Bls. John-Louis Loir, Protase Bourdon and Sebastian François, priests, martyrs of Rochefort, I Ord.
      * On this day the Conventuals celebrate Bls. Louis-Armand Adam and Nicholas Savouret, priests, martyrs of Rochefort, I Ord.
19 St. Louis of Toulouse, bishop, I Ord.
21 St. Pius X, pope, III Ord.
23 Bl. Bernard of Offida, religious, I Ord.
25 St. Louis IX, king, Patron of the Third Order
27 The Seven Joys of Our Lady  (OFM Conv. on 8/26)
SEPTEMBER
1    St. Beatrice of Silva, virgin, II Ord., founder
2    Bls. Apollinaris of Posat, John Francis Burté, Severin Girault, priests, and companions, martyrs, I and III Ord.
3    Bl. Claudio Granzotto, religious, I Ord.
4    St. Rose of Viterbo, virgin, III Ord.
17  Stigmata of our Holy Father Francis
18  St. Joseph of Cupertino, priest, I Ord.
20  St. Francis Mary of Camporossa, religious, I Ord.
22  St. Ignatius of Santhia, priest, I Ord.
23  St. Pio of Pietrelcina, priest, I Ord.    
24  St. Pacifico of San Severino, priest, I Ord.
25  Finding of the Body of St. Clare
26  Bl. Aurelio of Vinalesa, priest, and companions, martyrs of Valencia [Ambrose of Benaguacil, Pedro of Benisa, Joachim of Albocácer, Modesto of Albocácer, Germaine of Cargagente, Bonaventure of Puzol, Santiago of Rafelbunol, Henry of Almazora, Fidel of Puzol, Berard Lugar Nuevo de Fenollet, Pacifico of Valencia], I Ord.
      St. Elzear of Sabran and Bl. Delphina of Glandenes, husband & wife, III Ord. 
28  Bl. Innocent of Berzo, priest, I Ord.
OCTOBER
3    St. John of Dukla, priest, I Ord.
4    Our Holy Father Francis, deacon, Founder of the Three Orders
5   St. Anna Schäffer, OFS  (on ciofs website, she died on Oct 5th)
6    St. Mary Frances of the Five Wounds, virgin, III Ord.
10  St. Daniel, priest, and companions, martyrs [Angelus, Samuel, Donulus, Leo, Hugolinus and Nicholas], I Ord.
      Bl. Mother Mary Angela Truszkowska, III Ord.
11  St. John XXIII, pope, III Ord. (.pdf)

12  St. Seraphin of Montegranaro, religious, I Ord.
13  Bl. Honorat Kozminski, priest, I Ord., founder
16  The Servant of the Lord—James of the Rosary
20  Bl. James of Strepar, bishop, I Ord.
      Bl. Contardo Ferrini, III Ord.
21  Bl. Josephine Leroux, virgin, martyr, II Ord.
22  St. Peter of Alcantara, priest, I Ord.
      * Outside of the U.S., he is celebrated on October 19
22 St. John Paul II - on Roman Calendar
23  St. John of Capestrano, priest, I Ord.
25  Saint Antonio de Santa Ana (Frei Galvao)
25  Bl. Maria Jesus Ferragut, virgin, and companions, martyrs of Valencia [Maria Veronica Masiá, Maria Felicity Masiá Ferragut, Isabel Claduch Rovira, Milagros Ortells Gimeno], II Ord.
If anyone has good information on these Blesseds, please let us know.

26  Bl. Bonaventure of Potenza, priest, I Ord.
31  Bl. Angelo of Acri, priest, I Ord.
NOVEMBER
(Note: Nov. 1., homily by Pope Benedict XVI on "The Solemnity of All Saints")

3    Bl. Teresa Manganiello (SFO), Italy  (precise date of feastday not declared)
4    St. Charles Borromeo, bishop, III Ord.
6    Bl. Alfonso Lopez, priest, and companions, martyrs [Pedro Rivera, Modesto Vegas, Dionisio Vicente, priests; Francisco Remon, Miguel Remon, religious, I Ord.  
Bl. Alfonso Lopez OFM Conv., no further info-Listed under Martyrs of Valencia

7    St. Didacus of Alcala, religious, I Ord. also Blessed Helen of Arcella (Italy)
8    Bl. John Duns Scotus, priest, I Ord.
13  St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin, III Ord., founder
14  St. Nicholas Tavelic, priest, and companions, martyrs, I Ord.
17  St. Elizabeth of Hungary, widow, III Ord., Patron of the Secular Franciscan Order
18  Bl. Salome, virgin, II Ord.
19  St. Agnes of Assisi, virgin, II Ord.
25 Commemoration of all the Deceased of the Franciscan Family (I,II,III Ord.)

25  Bl. Elizabeth of Reute, virgin, III Ord.
26  St. Leonard of Port Maurice, priest, I Ord.  
27  St. Francis Anthony Fasani, priest, I Ord.
      Manifestation of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (OFM Conv.)
     St. Umile de Bisignano, religious, I Ord.
28  St. James of the March, priest, I Ord.  
29  All Saints of the Franciscan Order (I,II,III Ord.)
     
DECEMBER
2    Bl. Maria Angela Astorch, virgin, II Ord. 
      Bl. Rafal Chylinski, priest, I Ord.
8    IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, Patron & Queen of the Franciscan Order
10  Bl. Peter Tecelano, III Ord.
13  Finding the Body of St. Francis
15  Bl. Mary Frances Schervier, virgin, III Ord.
List of Popes who were Secular Franciscans, some of whom are "Blessed"

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