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Blessed Panacea de'Muzzi of Quarona

Also known as

• Panacea de Muzzi
• Panacea of Quarona
• Panassia, Panexia

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Panacea's mother died when the girl was an infant. When she was old enough, Panacea worked as shepherdess. Her father re-married, but her step-mother, Margherita di Locarno Sesia, quickly developed a hatred of the girl, partly because she would not work as ordered, and partially because Panacea was a pious little girl and Margherita hated religion. The conflict culminated when Margherita murdered Panacea while the girl was at prayer.

Local festivals celebrating her memory traditionally include puff pastries names beatines made according to ancient recipes.

Born

c.1378 at Quarona, diocese of Novara, Italy

Died

• stabbed with a spindle on a spring evening in c.1383
• buried in Ghemme, Novara, Italy

Beatified

• considered a martyr by the local people, a popular devotion developed almost immediately
• cultus confirmed on 5 September 1867 by Pope Blessed Pius IX

Patronage

• Ghemme, Novara, Italy
• shepherdesses
• shepherds

Representation

young girl being beaten by an older woman

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-panacea-demuzzi-of-quarona/


Saint Rupert of Salzburg

Also known as

• Rupert of Worms
• Apostle of Salzburg
• Apostle to Austria
• Apostle to Bavaria
• Apostle to Carinthia
• Hrodbert, Hrodperht, Hrodpreht, Robert, Roudbertus, Rudbertus, Ruprecht

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Relative of Saint Ermentrude. Benedictine. Bishop of Worms, Germany. Evangelist to southern Germany. In 696 Theodo, Duke of Bavaria, gave him the ruined town of Iuvavum, which Rupert rebuilt. There he founded the monastery of Saint Peter, serving as its first abbot, and a Benedictine convent. Worked with Saint Chuniald, Saint Vitalis of Salzburg, and Saint Gislar. To support the houses and his missionary work, he promoted the mining of salt, which led to the renaming of the place as Salzburg (salt mountain). Bishop of Salzburg. Considered a confessor of the faith.

Born

probably in France

Died

718 in Salzburg, Austria

Patronage

• Salzburg, Austria, city of
• Salzburg, Austria, province of

Representation

man holding a container of salt (refers to Salzburg and the salt mining there)

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-rupert-of-salzburg/


Blessed Francesco Faà di Bruno

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Youngest of twelve children born to Louis, Marquis of Bruno, and Carolina Milanesi, a family of wealthy nobles. Francesco studied mathematics, geography, surveying and cartography, served in the army of Savoy, and rose to officer status in the corps of engineers. Graduated from the Sorbonne with degrees in mathematics and astronomy in 1853. Worked at the French National Observantory in 1855. Professor of mathematics in Turin, Italy, and wrote on a number of math theories. Priest in the archdiocese of Turin. Founded the Society of Saint Zita, the Minim Sisters of Our Lady of Suffrage, a home for un-wed mothers, and a school that is now named for him.

Born

29 March 1825 in Alessandria, Italy

Died

27 March 1888 in Turin, Italy of natural causes

Beatified

25 September 1988 by Pope John Paul II

Video

YouTube PlayList

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-francesco-faa-di-bruno/


Saint John of Lycopolis

Also known as

• Johannes av Egypt
• John of Egypt
• John of the Theibaid
• John the Anchorite
• John the Clairvoyant
• John the Egyptian
• John the Hermit
• Prophet of the Thebaid

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Carpenter. Hermit on a mountain near Lycopolis from ages 25 to 65, living most of his life in a small, walled-up cell. Devoted himself to prayer and meditation five days a week, spiritual direction of male students the other two days; there were so many, he had to build a hospice for them. His reputation for wisdom and holiness caused him to be chosen as advisor to Emperor Theodosius. Had the gifts of prophecy, healing, and knowledge of the hidden sins of his visitors. Known and admired by Saint Jerome, Saint Augustine of Hippo, Saint Cassia, and Saint Palladius.

Born

c.305 at Assiut, Egypt

Died

394 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-john-of-lycopolis/


Saint Augusta of Treviso

Also known as

• Augusta of Ceneda
• Augusta di Serravalle
• Augusta of Tarvisium
• Augusta the Martyr

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Fith century daughter of the Teutonic duke of Friuli. Convert to Christianity. Killed by her father with his own hands for her faith.

Died

• beheaded by her father in the 5th century
• buried at Treviso, northern Italy

Patronage

• Ceneda, Italy
• Serravalle, Italy

Representation

• sword
• funeral pyre
• wheel
• holding a sword on a funeral pyre, sometimes with her father nearby
• being killed by her father
• woman in royal robes with a palm of martyrdom

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-augusta-of-treviso/


Blessed Louis-Èdouard Cestac

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Priest in the diocese of Bayonne, France. Founded the Daughters of Mary.

Born

6 January 1801 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques France

Died

27 March 1868 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques France of natural causes

Beatified

• 31 May 2015 by Pope Francis
• recognition celebrated at the Cathedral of Sainte-Marie, Bayonne, France, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato

Readings

His witness of the love of God and neighbor is a new stimulus for the Church to live with joy the Gospel of charity. - Pope Francis on the beatification of Blessed Louis

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-louis-edouard-cestac/


Saint Gelasius of Armagh

Also known as

• Giolla Iosa
• Gioua-Mac-Liag
• Gilla Meic Liac mac Diarmata

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Son of the Irish poet Diarmaid. Abbot in Derry, Ireland for 16 years. Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland in 1138; he served for 36 years. First Irish bishop to receive the pallium. Rebuilt the cathedral of Armagh. As the primate bishop of Ireland, Gelasius travelled widely, preaching to the faithful, re-building old monasteries, convening synods, encouraging teachers. Ordained Saint Lawrence O'Toole as archbishop of Dublin in 1162. Convened a synod in Armagh in 1170 to look for a way to defend against invading Anglo-Normans.

Died

27 March 1174 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-gelasius-of-armagh/


Blessed Frowin of Engelberg

Also known as

• Frowin II
• Frodowin...

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Benedictine monk at Saint Blaise Abbey in Badan, Germany, and may have been at Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland. Abbot of Engelberg Abbey in Unterwalden, Switzerland in 1146. Spiritual teacher of Blessed Berchtold of Engelberg, and recommended him for the abbacy. Frowin founded a library and scriptorium, encouraged painting and art, and made the house a center for learning, art and piety. Wrote theological text books.

Died

11 March 1178 at Engelberg Abbey in Switzerland of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-frowin-of-engelberg/


Saint Alexander of Drizipara

Also known as

Alessandro

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Third-century imperial Roman soldier and Christian. Military tribune under the command of Tiberius. In Rome, Italy he was ordered to make a sacrifice to the pagan god Jupiter; he refused. Being of high rank, he was taken before Emperor Maximian Herculeus; there he proclaimed his faith. Tortured and sentenced to hard labour at a series of prisons before being executed. Martyr.

Died

• beheaded in Drizipara, Thrace (modern Büyük Karistiran, Turkey)
• body thrown into the nearby river, but was pulled out by four dogs, and local gave Alexander a Christian burial

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-alexander-of-drizipara/


Blessed Pellegrino of Falerone

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Son of Roger, the wealthy lord of Falerone, Italy. Studied philosophy and canon law in Bologna, Italy. He abandoned his university studies to become one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. Pilgrim to the Holy Lands. Considered himself one of the lowest of servants of the Order, he served as a lay brother in several places.

Died

1233 at the convent of San Severino March, Italy of natural causes

Beatified

31 July 1821 by Pope Pius VII (cultus confirmation)

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-pellegrino-of-falerone/


Blessed Aimone of Halberstadt

Also known as

Haimo

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Young monk at the Benedictine monastery of Fulda, Germany. Friend of Rabano Mauro. Spritual student of Blessed Alcuin in Tours, France in 802. Returned to the house in Fulda from 804 until he moved to a house in Hersfeld, Germany in 839. Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany in 840. Worked in the synod of Mainz, Germany from 847 to 852.

Died

27 March 853 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-aimone-of-halberstadt/


Saint Matthew of Beauvais

Also known as

Matteo di Beauvais

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Soldier. Knight who fought in the First Crusade. Captured by Saracens, he was ordered to renounce Christianity; he refused. Martyr.

Born

Beauvais, France

Died

beheaded in 1098

Canonized

never formally canonized; his cultus has remained local

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-matthew-of-beauvais/


Blessed Petrus Jo Yong-sam

Also known as

Peter

Additional Memorial

20 September as one of the Martyrs of Korea

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Layman martyr in the apostolic vicariate of Korea.

Born

Yanggeon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Died

27 March 1801 in Cheongju, Chungcheong-do, South Korea

Beatified

15 August 2014 by Pope Francis

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-petrus-jo-yong-sam/


Martyrs of Bardiaboch

Also known as

• Martyrs of Hubah
• Martyrs of Persia

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A group of Christians who were arrested, tortured and executed together for their faith during the persecutions of Persian king Shapur II. Martyrs. - Abibus, Helias, Lazarus, Mares, Maruthas, Narses, Sabas, Sembeeth and Zanitas.

Died

27 March 326 at Bardiaboch, Persia

http://catholicsaints.info/martyrs-of-bardiaboch/


Saint Philetus of Illyria

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Senator. Married to Saint Lydia of Illyria; father of Saint Macedo of Illyria and Saint Theoprepius of Illyria. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Died

c.121 in the imperial Roman province of Illyria, an area of the modern Balkans

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-philetus-of-illyria/


Saint Lydia of Illyria

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Married to Saint Philetus of Illyria; mother of Saint Macedo of Illyria and Saint Theoprepius of Illyria. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Died

c.121 in the imperial Roman province of Illyria, an area of the modern Balkans

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-lydia-of-illyria/


Saint Theoprepius of Illyria

Also known as

Theoprepides

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Son of Saint Macedo of Illyria and Saint Lydia of Illyria; brother of Saint Theoprepius of Illyria. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Died

c.121 in the imperial Roman province of Illyria, an area of the modern Balkans

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-theoprepius-of-illyria/


Saint Ensfrid of Cologne

Also known as

Enfrid

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Parish priest in Siegburg and Friedburg in Germany. Dean of the church of Saint Andrew in Cologne, Germany. Noted for his works of charity including literally giving the shirt off his back to beggars.

Died

27 March 1192 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-ensfrid-of-cologne/


Blessed Claudio Gallo

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Mercedarian. Patriarch of Antioch. Staunch defender of freedom for ecclesial unity. Known as a scriptural scholar and for his devotion to the Mother of God.

Died

1304 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-claudio-gallo/


Saint Romulus the Abbot

Also known as

Romulus of Nimes

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Monk. Abbot of Saint Baudilius Abbey near Nimes, France. During an invasion of Saracens c.720, he and his brother monks fled Baudilius, settled in and revitalized the ruined monastery at Saissy-les-Bois, France.

Died

c.730

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-romulus-the-abbot/


Saint Macedo of Illyria

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Son of Saint Philetus of Illyria and Saint Lydia of Illyria; brother of Saint Theoprepius of Illyria. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Died

c.121 in the imperial Roman province of Illyria, an area of the modern Balkans

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-macedo-of-illyria/


Saint Amphilochius of Illyria

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Military captain. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Died

c.121 in the imperial Roman province of Illyria, an area of the modern Balkans

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-amphilochius-of-illyria/


Saint Cronidas of Illyria

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Notary. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.

Died

c.121 in the imperial Roman province of Illyria, an area of the modern Balkans

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-cronidas-of-illyria/


Saint Alexander of Pannonia

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Third-century imperial Roman soldier and Christian stationed in Hungary. Martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Maximian Herculeus.

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-alexander-of-pannonia/


Saint Alkeld the Martyr

Also known as

Athilda

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Martyred by Danes. Two churches in Yorkshire, England are dedicated to her.

Died

10th century

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-alkeld-the-martyr/


Saint Amator the Hermit

Also known as

Amador

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Hermit. Several churches in Portugal are dedicated to him.

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-amator-the-hermit/


Saint Suairlech of Fore

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First bishop of Fore, Westmeath, Ireland from c.735 to c.750.

Died

c.750

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-suairlech-of-fore/


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