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Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

Also known as

• Man of the Eight Beatitudes
• Girolamo

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Born to a wealthy and politically influential family; his mother was the painter Adelaide Ametis; his father was an agnostic, the founder and editor of the liberal newspaper La Stampa, and became the Italian ambassador to Germany. A pious youth, average student, outstanding athlete and mountain climber, he was extremely popular with his peers, known by the nickname "Terror" due to his practical jokes. He was tutored at home for years with his younger sister Luciana. He studied minerology in an engineering program after graduating high school. He worked often with Catholic groups like Apostleship of Prayer and the Company of the Most Blessed Sacrament that ministered to the poor and promoted Eucharistic adoration, Marian devotion, and personal chastity. He became involved in political groups like the Young Catholic Workers Congress, the Popular Party, the Catholic Student Federation, Catholic Action and Milites Mariae that supported the poor, opposed Fascism and worked for the Church's social teachings. Enrolled as a Dominican tertiary on 28 May 1922, taking the name Girolamo (Jerome). Especially devoted to the teachings of Saint Catherine of Siena and Saint Thomas Aquinas. He spent his fortune on the needy and visited the sick; during this ministry he contracted the disease that killed him.

Born

6 April 1901 in Turin, Italy

Died

• 4 July 1925 in Turin, Italy of poliomylelitis
• buried in the family cemetery of Pollone, Italy
• body found incorrupt when moved to the Cathedral of Turin in 1981

Beatified

20 May 1990 by Pope John Paul II

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Readings

By his example he proclaims that a life lived in Christ's Spirit, the Spirit of the Beatitudes, is "blessed", and that only the person who becomes a "man or woman of the Beatitudes" can succeed in communicating love and peace to others. He repeats that it is really worth giving up everything to serve the Lord. He testifies that holiness is possible for everyone, and that only the revolution of charity can enkindle the hope of a better future in the hearts of people. - Pope John Paul II during the beatification of Blessed Pier

At an age in which the passions bubble in the hearts of young people and threaten to break all bounds, Pier Giorgio concentrated his vital forces and kept them in balance. Day by day, in front of God and men, he learned to conquer himself and to master himself. It would have to be said that, without realising it, he was preparing for leadership; for it is true that, in order to know how to lead the others, first of all one must know how to lead oneself. The designs of God are incomprehensible, because He sees things from so much higher and so much further than we: both in general and in particular. But it is permissible to think that, by calling to Himself Pier Giorgio, in the moment in which so many had placed their hopes in him, God intends that his unexpected death, which has caught us unawares, may put in relief the beauty of his life, and that it may attract the attention of you, the young people who will be able to take of inspiration from it. - Father Martin Stanislaus Gillet, O.P., Master-General of the Order of the Friars Preachers, and the man who enrolled Pier Giorgio into the Dominicans

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-pier-giorgio-frassati/


Saint Elizabeth of Portugal

Also known as

• Elisabet of Portugal
• Elizabeth of Aragon
• Isabel of Portugal
• Isabella of Portugal
• The Peacemaker

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Princess. Daughter of King Pedro III of Aragon and Constantia; great-granddaughter of Emperor Frederick II. Great-niece of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, for whom she was named. She had a pious upbringing with daily liturgy and praying of the hours, regular religious instruction and education. Married at age twelve to King Diniz of Portugal, and thus Queen of Portugal before she was a teenager.

The king was known for his hard work, his poetic nature, and his lack of morals. Elizabeth suffered through years of abuse and adultery, praying all the while for his conversion, and working with the poor and sick. Mother of two, Princess Constantia and Prince Affonso. She sometimes convinced the ladies of the court to help with her charity work, but most of the time she just incurred their jealousy and ill will. The king appears to have reformed late in life, though whether from Elizabeth's faith or his imminent death is unknown.

Prince Affonso rebelled against the favours that King Diniz bestowed on his illegitimate sons, and in 1323 forces of the king and prince clashed in open civil war. Though she had been unjustly accused of siding with her son against the crown, Elizabeth rode onto the battlefield between them, and was able to reconcile father and son, and prevent bloodshed. This led to her patronage as a peacemaker, and as one invoked in time of war and conflict.

After the death of the king in 1325, she distributed her property to the poor, became a Franciscan tertiary, and retired to a monastery of Poor Clares she had founded at Coimbra.

In 1336 her son, now King Affonso IV, marched against his son-in-law, the King of Castile to punish him for being a negligent and abusive husband. Despite her age and ill health, Elizabeth hurried to the battlefield at Estremoz, Portugal, and again managed to make peace in her family, and thus maintain peace in her land.

Born

1271 at Aragon, Spain

Died

• 4 July 1336 at Estremoz, Portugal of fever
• buried at Coimbra, Portugal
• miracles reported at her tomb

Canonized

25 May 1625 by Pope Urban VIII

Patronage

• against jealousy
• brides
• charitable societies and their workers
• Coimbra, Portugal
• difficult marriages
• falsely accused people
• invoked in time of war
• for peace
• queens
• tertiaries
• victims of adultery
• victims of jealousy
• victims of unfaithfulness
• widows

Representation

• Franciscan nun rose in her hand
• Franciscan nun with a beggar nearby
• Franciscan nun with a jug in her hand
• Franciscan tertiary nun
• woman carrying roses in her lap in winter
• woman crowned with roses

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http://catholicsaints.info/saint-elizabeth-of-portugal/


Saint Ulric of Augsburg

Also known as

Udalric, Udalrich, Uldaricus, Ulderic, Ulrich

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Son of Count Hucpald and Thetbirga; related to the dukes of Alamannia and the imperial family of the Ottos. He was a sickly child. Educated at the monastic school of Saint Gall where he proved to be an excellent student. Chamberlain to his uncle Blessed Adalbero, bishop of Augsburg. Priest. Bishop of Augsburg on 28 December 923.

Built churches, worked with the sick in hospital, endlessly visited his parishes, set a good example for his priests, brought relics from Rome - and his good work paid off in the form of improved moral and social conditions for both the clergy and laity.

When the Magyars plundered Germany, they besieged Augsburg. Due to Ulric's courage, his leadership, and his ability to organize the resistance, Augsburg held until Emperor Otto arrived. On 10 August 955, a battle was fought in the Lechfeld, and the invaders finally defeated. Some legends say that Ulrich fought in the battle, but that was impossible.

After 48 years as bishop, an ill and exhausted Ulric resigned his seat, and handed the diocese to his nephew, a move which had the blessing of the emperor, but which the Synod of Ingelheim ruled un-canonical. They charged and tried the aging bishop for nepotism; Ulrich apologized, did penance, and was forgiven, the message of which reached him on his death bed.

A letter circulated for a while that indicated Ulric did not support priestly celibacy, seeing it as an unnecessary burden. However, this was later proven a forgery, and certainly Ulric had enforced the discipline on himself and his clergy.

Ulric was the first Saint canonized by a Pope, which led to the formal process which continues today. Legend has it that pregnant women who drank from his chalice had easy deliveries, and thus his patronage of them, and for easy births. The touch of his pastoral cross was used to heal people bitten by rabid dogs.

Born

890 at Kyburg, Zurich, Switzerland

Died

• 4 July 973 at Augsburg, Germany of natural causes
• buried in the Church of Saint Afra
• earth from his grave is reported to repel rodents, and over the centuries, much has been carried away for that purpose

Canonized

3 February 993 by Pope John XV

Patronage

• against birth complications
• against dizziness, faintness or vertigo
• against fever
• against frenzy
• against mice
• against moles
• for a happy death
• pregnant women
• weavers
• city of Augsburg, Germany
• diocese of Augsburg, Germany
• Creazzo, Italy

Representation

• bishop holding a fish
• at dinner with Saint Wolfgang
• rewarding a messenger with a goose leg, which turns into a fish on Friday morning
• giving a fish to a beggar
• giving a garment to a beggar
• with Saint Afra
• riding through a river on horseback as his companion sinks
• with a cross given him by an angel

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-ulric-of-augsburg/


Blessed Maria Crocifissa Curcio

Also known as

Rosa Curcio

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Seventh of ten children born to Salvatore Curcio and Concetta Franzò. During much of her life she was diabetic, and suffered from health problems related to it. A clever and out-going girl, she had only six years of school, but educated herself by reading widely in her family library. She was deeply affected by reading the Life of Saint Teresa of Jesus, which she found at a time when she was feeling drawn to religious life. In 1890, at age thirteen and against some family objection, she joined the Carmelite tertiaries in Ispica, Italy. She and several other tertiaries moved in together to see if they were ready for community life. Rosa transferred to Modica, Italy and managed the Carmela Polara which helped poor and orphaned girls. She travelled to Rome, Italy on 17 May 1925 for the canonization of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus. Soon after she moved to Santa Marinella, diocese of Porto Santa Rufina, Italy on 3 July 1925 to work with the many poor of the area. There she founded the Congregation of the Carmelite Missionary Sisters of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus which received official recognition in 1930; its goal was "to bring souls to God" by feeding the poor, educating children and supporting families. The Sisters spread out across Italy, and in 1947 she sent them to Brazil; the Congregation continues its good work today. Her whole adult life Rosa felt a call to the missions, but due to her health problems she was forced to stay put, be a loving mother to her sisters, and send them into the world.

Born

30 January 1877 in Ispica, diocese of Noto, Sicily

Died

4 July 1957 in Santa Marinella, diocese of Porto Santa Rufina, Italy of natural causes

Beatified

• 13 November 2005 by Pope Benedict XVI
• recognition celebrated by Cardinal Saraiva Martins at Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-maria-crocifissa-curcio/


Blessed Jozef Kowalski

Also known as

• Joseph Kowalski
• prisoner 17350

Additional Memorial

12 June as one of the 108 Polish Martyrs of World War II

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Educated at the local state elementary school, and the Salesian school in Auschwitz, Poland. Member of the Holy Brigade, an unofficial group dedicated to the spiritual life of the school. Joseph joined the Salesians in 1927. Ordained in 1938. Personal secretary of the Salesian provincial. Noted for his youth ministry, conducting conferences, teaching, hearing confessions, and forming a youth choir. Arrested with eleven other Salesians at the church of Mary Help of Christians in Krakow, Poland by the Nazis on 23 May 1941 for providing such non-approved youth programs.

In June 1942 he was scheduled for shipment to Dachau concentration camp, but a Nazi officer who didn't like his attitude beat him and ordered him to stomp on his rosary; Joseph refused and was assigned to a hard labour gang. In his remaining months he spent non-work time ministering to other prisoners. Beaten, tortured, and drowned by camp guards for no particular reason. Martyr.

Born

13 March 1911 at Siedliska, Podkarpackie, Poland

Died

drowned in a cesspool on 3 July 1942 at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland

Beatified

13 June 1999 by Pope John Paul II at Warsaw, Poland

Readings

Do not worry about me; I am in God's hands. I want to assure you that I feel His help at every step. Despite the present situation, I am happy and completely at peace. - Blessed Joseph, writing to his parents from the concentration camp

At every step I feel the power of God. Wherever I am, whatever happens to me I am in the hands of Divine Providence which watches over nations and over every individual! - Blessed Joseph, writing to his parents from the concentration camp

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-jozef-kowalski/


Saint Andrew of Crete

Also known as

• Andrew of Jerusalem • Andreas of...

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Young monk at Mar Sabas. Monk at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem at the age of 15. Sent to Constantinople by Patriarch Theodore of Jerusalem in 685 to accept the decrees of the Council of Constantinople. He stayed there as head of an orphanage and a men's home for aged. Deacon at the church of Santa Sophia in Constantinople. Archbishop of Gortyna, Crete c.700.

Noted and eloquent preacher, he wrote Greek liturgical poetry and many idiomela (short hymns). May have introduced the Byzantine litugical hymn form known as kanon; his Great Kanon, a penitential Lenten hymn, is still sung in the Byzantine liturgy.

In 712 he attended a synod convened by Phillipicus Bardanes, a Monthelite imperial usurper who denounced the orthodox decisions of the Council of Constantinople. When Bardanes was overthrown, Pope Constantine accepted that Andrew attended the heretical synod under duress, and welcomed him back.

Born

c.660 at Damascus, Syria

Died

c.740 in Crete of natural causes

Representation

• bishop holding a Gospel
• bishop holding a book
• bishop holding a scroll
• bishop with gray hair and a long, tapering gray beard

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-andrew-of-crete/


Blessed John Cornelius

Also known as

John Mohun

Additional Memorials

• 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
• 1 December as one of the Martyrs of Oxford University

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Born to Irish immigrant parents. Educated at Oxford, and a fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. Studied theology at Rheims, France, and at the English College in Rome, Italy beginning on 1 April 1580. Ordained in Rome in 1583. Returned to England as a missionary in Lanherne, often torn between his zeal to work with the faithful, and his love of the meditative life. Chaplain to Lady Arundell. Arrested at Chideock Castle on 24 April 1594 by the Sheriff of Dorsetshire with Blessed John Carey, Blessed Thomas Bosgrave, and Blessed Patrick Salmon who showed their support of the priest. Joined the Jesuits in 1594 while in prison. Tortured in London to obtain the names of people who had helped or sheltered him, but he told his tormenters nothing. Condemned for the high treason of being a Catholic priest on 2 July 1594. Martyr.

Born

1557 at Bodmin, Lanherne, Cornwall, England on the estate of Sir John Arundell

Died

• hanged and hacked to pieces on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Oxfordshire, England
• body later stolen and properly buried by local Catholics

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-john-cornelius/


Saint Bertha of Blangy

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Daughter of Count Rigobertus and Ursanna, daughter of the king of Kent, England. Married a noble named Siegfried, a cousin of the king, at age 20. Mother of five daughters. Widowed in 672. Built a convent at Blangy, Artois, France in 682. Legend says that two partially built houses collapsed, but Bertha had a vision in which an angel pointed out a better location. Retired to the convent at Blangy, and was soon joined by two of her daughters, Deotila and Gertrude, both of whom she outlived. Abbess. When she felt the house was on firm footing, she placed it in the hands of one of her daughters, retired to a cell in the convent, and spent her remaining years as an anchoress in prayer.

Born

7th century France

Died

• c.725 of natural causes at Blangy, Artois, France
• relics at Blangy

Representation

nun kneeling at an altar with her daughter(s)

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-bertha-of-blangy/


Saint Anthony Daniel

Also known as

Antoine Daniel

Additional Memorial

19 October as one of the Martyrs of North America

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Joined the Jesuits in Rome, Italy on 1 October 1621. Ordained in 1629. Missionary to Canada in 1632, stationed at Cape Breton and Bias-d'or Lakes. Missionary to the Huron at Ihonatiria from July 1634 until his death. Founded the first boy's college in North America at Quebec in 1635. Murdered just outside the chapel in which he had just celebrated Mass. Martyr.

Born

27 May 1601 at Dieppe, Normandy, France

Died

• shot with arrows on 4 July 1648 by Iroquois at Teanaostae, near Hillsdale, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada
• body burned in the chapel in which he had been celebrating Mass

Canonized

29 June 1930 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-anthony-daniel/


Blessed Giovanni da Vespignano

Also known as

John of Vespignano

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Born to the wealthy nobility. From his youth he felt drawn to religious vocation, gave up his claim to wealth and moved to the area of Florence, Italy where he was known for his simple life, his charity and his work to care for war refugees. Legend says that when he paused in the fields to read the Bible, his oxen would continue to plow without him.

Born

1235 in Aia Santa, Vespignano (in modern Vicchio), Italy

Died

• 1331 of natural causes
• buried in the church of the monastery of San Pier Maggiore, Florence, Italy
• relics later enshrined in a glass case behind the great altar of San Pier Maggiore

Beatified

by Pope Pius VII (cultus confirmed)

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-giovanni-da-vespignano/


Saint Laurian of Seville

Also known as

Laureano, Laurianus

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Deacon in Milan, Italy. Ordained by Saint Eustogius II. Fled to Seville, Spain to escape Arian persecution; he was chosen archbishop of Seville in 522 and served for 17 years. Martyred by Totila, king of the Arian Ostrogoths.

Born

in Hungary

Died

• beheaded on 4 July 546 at Bourges, France
• Totila sent the severed head of Laurian to Seville, Spain as a message about the power of the Arians; locals credited the arrival of the relic with ending a plague they were suffering
• surviving relics enshrined at Seville

Patronage

Bornos, Spain

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-laurian-of-seville/


Blessed Damiano Grassi of Rivoli

Also known as

Damian, Damien

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Spurred by the martyrdom of Blessed Antonius Neyrot in 1460, Damiano joined the Dominicans, ready to accept martyrdom in his own turn. Graduated from the University of Paris in 1500. Appointed to the Dominican general chapter in Pavia, Italy, a position with extensive adminsitrative duties; he never let it interfere with his ministry to preach. Provincial of the province of Saint Peter Martyr in 1513. Confessor to Charles III of Savoy.

Born

mid-15th century Turin, Italy

Died

• 4 July
• 1515 in Piombino, Italy of natural causes while travelling from the Dominican General Chapter in Naples, Italy

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-damiano-grassi-of-rivoli/


Blessed Natalia of Toulouse

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Moved to Toulouse, France at age 16 to obtain an education. Joined the Mercedarians in Toulouse, received into the Order by Blessed Bernardo of Poncelli. While she could not make the trips into Muslim occupied territory to ransom Christians held as slaves, she became known for her zealous prayer life for the slaves to keep their faith, to be released, and for the work of the Mercedarians who journeyed to free the slaves. Received a vision of Christ encouraging her in this ministry.

Born

1312 in Gaillac, France

Died

4 July 1355 in Toulouse, France of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-natalia-of-toulouse/


Blessed William Andleby

Additional Memorial

29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai

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Raised Protestant. Studied at Saint Johns College, Cambridge, England. Soldier. Convert to Catholicism. Studied in Douai, France. Ordained in 1577. Returning to England, he spent 20 years ministering to covert Catholics in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Arrested for the crime of priesthood. Martyr.

Born

Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Died

hanged, drawn, and quartered on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Dorset, England

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-william-andleby/


Saint Odo the Good

Also known as

• Odo of Canterbury
• Odo the Severe
• Oda...

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Odo's parents were pagan Danish nobility who had come to East Anglia as part of a colonizing/invading force. Uncle of Saint Oswald of Worcester. Benedictine monk. Bishop of Rambury, Wessex, England. Present at the battle of Brunanburk. Archbishop of Canterbury in 942. Advisor to King Edmund and King Edgar, and helped set their legislative agendas. Paved the way for the later monastic restoration in England.

Born

c.870 at East Anglia, England

Died

2 June 959 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-odo-the-good/


Blessed Agatha Yun Jeom-Hye

Additional Memorial

20 September as one of the Martyrs of Korea

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Lay woman martyr in the apostolic vicariate of Korea.

Born

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Died

4 July 1801 in Yanggeun, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Beatified

15 August 2014 by Pope Francis

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http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-agatha-yun-jeom-hye/


Blessed Henry Abbot

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Layman. Convert. He was approached by a Protestant minister who claimed to be searching for a priest so he could reconcile with the Church; Henry arranged a meeting with a priest who was in hiding due to state persecution of Catholics, the minister betrayed them to the authorities, and Henry was imprisoned for the crime of hiding a priest. Martyr.

Born

at Howden, East Riding, Yorkshire, England

Died

hanged, drawn, and quartered on 4 July 1597 at York, North Yorkshire, England

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-henry-abbot/


Blessed John Carey

Also known as

Terence Carey

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Layman. Servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave. Arrested during the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I for the treason of assisting a priest, Blessed John Cornelius. Offered his freedom if he would denouce Catholicism; he declined. Martyr.

Born

in Dublin, Ireland

Died

• hanged, drawn and quartered on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Oxfordshire, England
• on the scaffold he kissed the noose and called it a "precious collar"

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-john-carey/


Blessed William of Hirsau

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Benedictine monk. Abbot at Saint Emmeram monastery, Ratisbon (Regensburg), Germany. Abbot of Hirsau abbey, Würtemberg, Germany. He restored the house's scriptorium, introduced the Cluniac observance, and saw to the education and improvement of the farmers living on abbey lands. Founded a monastery school and seven abbeys. Supported Pope Gregory VII against Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV in the dispute over lay investiture. Wrote a number of scholarly treatises.

Died

1091 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-william-of-hirsau/


Blessed Catherine Jarrige

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Dominican tertiary. She helped priests minister to covert Catholics during the persecutions of the French Revolution. Following the Revolution, she spent the rest of her days caring for the poor.

Born

4 October 1754 in Doumis, Cantal, France

Died

4 July 1836 in Mauriac, Cantal, France of natural causes

Beatified

24 November 1996 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-catherine-jarrige/


Saint Cesidio Giacomantonio

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Priest. Member of the Franciscan Friars Minor (Reformed). Stoned and murdered in the Boxer Rebellion while trying to protect the Blessed Sacrament. Martyr.

Born

30 August 1873 in Fossa, L'Aquila, Italy

Died

wrapped in a sheet soaked in oil and then burned to death on 4 July 1900 in Hengzhou, Hunan, China

Canonized

1 October 2000 by Pope John Paul II

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-cesidio-giacomantonio/


Blessed Ulric of Ratzeburg

Also known as

Ulrich, Ulrik

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Born to the nobility. Premonstratensian canon at the monastery of Ratzeburg, Germany. Priest. Bishop of Ratzeburg in 1257; he served for 27 years. Known for his zeal for the faith, his dedication to the Norbertine Rule, his piety, charity, and his care for the poor of his diocese.

Born

c.1214 in Blucher-Ludwigslust (in modern Germany)

Died

15 January 1284 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-ulric-of-ratzeburg/


Blessed Odolric of Lyon

Also known as

Oudryc, Odalric, Odobric

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Canon and archdeacon of Langres, France. Archbishop of Lyon, France in 1041 at the request of Emperor Henry III of Germany. Though he brought several years of stability and return to regular ecclesastical matters to the diocese, he was murdered by a group who, for political reasons, sought to have their own man as archbishop.

Died

poisoned in 1046 in Lyon, France

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-odolric-of-lyon/


Blessed Hatto of Ottobeuren

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Born to the Swabian nobility, when Hatto came of age he gave all his property to the Benedictine abbey at Ottobeuren, and became a monk there. He left the abbey to live as a hermit on his old lands; his abbot saw that being a hermit was merely an excuse to live on his old property, and promptly summoned back to community life.

Born

Swabia, Germany

Died

985 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-hatto-of-ottobeuren/


Saint Carileffo of Anille

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Hermit in the area of Anille (modern St-Calais), France. The monastery erected in Anille in 576 was named in his honour. While his piety was so well known that a monastery was named for him, no reliable details about him have survived.

Died

• prior to 576
• relics taken to Blois, France to protect them from invading Normans
• relics returned to St-Calais, France in 1663

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-carileffo-of-anille/


Blessed Thomas Bosgrave

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Bosgrave committed the crime of showing support for a priest, Blessed John Cornelius, and helping him by giving him a hat. Arrested for his faith at the home of his uncle, Chidicock Castle, Dorset, England. Martyr.

Born

England

Died

hanged, drawn, and quartered on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Dorset, England

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-thomas-bosgrave/


Haggai the Prophet

Also known as

Aggaeus, Aggeus, Hággáy, Haggaios

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Sixth century BC Old Testament prophet during the period after the exile. The message he brought concerned rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem.

Died

c.516 BC

http://catholicsaints.info/haggai-the-prophet/


Blessed Thomas Warcop

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Landed gentleman in Yorkshire, England. Arrested and executed for the crime of giving shelter to Blessed William Andleby, a priest. Martyr.

Born

England

Died

hanged, drawn, and quartered on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Dorset, England

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-thomas-warcop/


Saint Theodore of Cyrene

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Scribe and manuscript copyist. Bishop of Cyrene, Libya. Arrested in the persecutions of Diocletian. Theodore was ordered to surrender his copies of the Scriptures; when he refused he was scourged, his tongue was cut out, and he was executed. Martyr.

Died

c.310 at Cyrene, Libya

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-theodore-of-cyrene/


Blessed Patrick Salmon

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Servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave. With Thomas, he was arrested and martyred for the crime of sheltering priests.

Born

Ireland

Died

hanged, drawn, and quartered on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Dorset, England

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-patrick-salmon/


Saint Valentine of Paris

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Grew up in the court of King Childebert of Paris. Against the wishes of his family and friends, Valentine declined an arranged marriage and gave up the worldly life, saying he wished to devote himself to God.

Born

519

Died

547 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-valentine-of-paris/


Blessed Pedro Romero Espejo

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Redemptorist priest in the diocese of Cuenca, Spain. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

28 April 1871 in Pancorbo, Burgos, Spain

Died

4 July 1938 in Cuenca, Spain

Beatified

27 October 2013 by Pope Francis

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-pedro-romero-espejo/


Saint Elias of Jerusalem

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Patriarch of Jerusalem. Exiled by the Emperor Anastasius supporting the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon which affirmed the existence of the Two Natures in Jesus Christ, both God and man.

Died

513 Aila on the shores of the Red Sea

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-elias-of-jerusalem/


Saint Albert Quadrelli

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Parish priest at Rivolta d'Adda, Italy for 25 years. Chosen bishop of Lodi, Italy in 1168.

Born

Rivolta d'Adda, diocese of Cremona, Italy

Died

1179 at Lodi, Italy of natural causes

Patronage

Rivolta d'Adda, Italy

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-albert-quadrelli/


Saint Flavian of Antioch

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Patriarch of Antioch. Exiled by the Emperor Anastasius supporting the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon which affirmed the existence of the Two Natures in Jesus Christ, both God and man.

Died

512 at Petra, Arabia

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-flavian-of-antioch/


Hosea the Prophet

Also known as

Osee

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Eighth century BC Old Testament prophet. His message concerned the destruction of his compatriots in Samaria.

http://catholicsaints.info/hosea-the-prophet/


Blessed Henry of Albano

Also known as

Henricus Gallus

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Cistercian Benedictine monk. Bishop of Albano, Italy in 1179. Cardinal.

Born

French

Died

1188 at Arras, France of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-henry-of-albano/


Blessed Edward Fulthrop

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Martyr.

Born

Yorkshire, England

Died

hanged, drawn and quartered on 4 July 1594 at York, North Yorkshire, England

Beatified

15 December 1929 by Pope Pius XI

http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-edward-fulthrop/


Saint Namphanion the Archmartyr

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Martyred with several companions whose names have not come down to us.

Born

Carthaginian

Died

c.180 at Madaura, Numidia (in North Africa)

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-namphanion-the-archmartyr/


Saint Sebastia of Sirmium

Also known as

Sabbatia

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Martyred with 31 companions, most of whose names have not come down to us.

Died

at Sirmium (modern Mitrovica, Kosovo)

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-sebastia-of-sirmium/


Saint Innocent of Sirmium

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Martyred with 31 companions, most of whose names have not come down to us.

Died

at Sirmium (modern Mitrovica, Kosovo)

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-innocent-of-sirmium/


Saint Finbar of Wexford

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Founded a monastery on the Innis Doimhle (Isle of Crimlen), Wexford, Ireland in the sixth century, and served as its first abbot.

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-finbar-of-wexford/


Saint Fiorenzo of Cahors

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Bishop of Cahors, France. Saint Paulinus of Nola describes him as humble of heart, strong in grace, gentle in speech.

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-fiorenzo-of-cahors/


Saint Aurelian of Lyons

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Benedictine monk of Ainay, France. Abbot of Ainay. Archbishop of Lyons, France.

Died

895 of natural causes

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-aurelian-of-lyons/


Saint Jucundian

Also known as

Jucundianus

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Martyr.

Born

African

Died

thrown overboard at sea to drown

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-jucundian/


Saint Valentine of Langres

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Fifth century priest and hermit at Langres, Aquitaine (in modern France).

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-valentine-of-langres/


Saint Theodotus of Libya

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Listed on ancient menologies, but no details about him have survived.

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-theodotus-of-libya/


Saint Lauriano of Vistin

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Martyr.

Died

Vistin, Berry, France

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-lauriano-of-vistin/


Saint Giocondiano

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Martyr.

Died

Africa, date and exact location unknown

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-giocondiano/


Saint Donatus of Libya

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Bishop in Libya.

http://catholicsaints.info/saint-donatus-of-libya/


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• Our Lady of Refuge
• Petrus Kibe Kasui


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