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Friar Domenico LO VERME, OFM Conv.

Venerable Friar Domenico LO VERME, OFM Conv., Religious (1641-1713)

Friar Domenico LO VERME was a religious brother of the Friars Minor Conventual. He was born in Canicattì, (Sicily) Italy, on October 29, 1641...

Venerable Friar Quirico PIGNALBERI, Priest (1891-1982)

Quirico PIGNALBERI was born in Serrone, Italy, on July 11, 1891. He was the last of five children of Egidio and Caterina PROIETTI. One...

Venerable Friar Melchior FORDON, Priest (1862-1927)

On December 21, 2018, the Holy Father Pope Francis, having consulted with His Eminence Giovanni Angelo Cardinal BECCIU, the Prefect of the Congregation for...

Venerable Friar Luigi (Filippo) LO VERDE Professed Clerical Student (1910-1932)

Friar Luigi was born on December 20, 1910, in Tebourba, Tunisia. His parents had emigrated there from Palermo, Sicily, to look for work. His...
Giovanni SOGGIU OFM Conv

Servant of God Friar Giovanni SOGGIU, Martyr (1883-1930)

Giovanni SOGGIU was born on April 1, 1883, in Norbello, Italy. He was the son of Antonio SOGGIU, an elementary school teacher, and Caterina...

Servant of God Friar Placido CORTESE, Priest (1907-1944)

Nicolò Matteo CORTESE was born on March 7, 1907, in Cres - Croatia, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He attended primary school...
Leon Veuthey OFMC Conv.

Servant of God Friar Léon VEUTHEY, Priest (1896-1974)

The Servant of God, Friar Léon VEUTHEY OFMConv, was born on March 3, 1896, in Dorénaz, a small mountain village in French-speaking Switzerland. His...
Martin Benedict

Servant of God Friar Martin BENEDICT, Priest (1931-1986)

The Servant of God Friar Martin BENEDICT was born in the municipality of Nicolae Bălcescu (Galbeni, Romania) in 1931, to peasant parents. After attending...
Francesco Costantino Mazzieri OFMConv

Servant of God Friar Francesco Costantino MAZZIERI, OFM Conv., Bishop (1889-1983)

Servant of God Francesco Costantino MAZZIERI was born on March 25, 1889, in the village of Abbadia di Osimo, in Ancona Province, Italy. He...
Lodovico Coccapani

Pisa: Celebrations Honoring Venerable Lodovico COCCAPANI

On February 21-23, 2020, the Postulator General Friar Damian PĂTRAȘCU visited Pisa and Calcinaia, Province of Pisa, Italy, to participate, as an invited guest,...