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Venerable Friar Léon VEUTHEY

On March 17, 2021, the Holy Father Pope Francis had an audience with His Eminence, Marcello Cardinal SEMERARO, Prefect of the Congregation for the...

Venerable Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC, Priest (1889-1921)

Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC (first named Józef) was from a very poor peasant family. He was born on October 7, 1889, to Jan and Agnieszka...

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...

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...

Belarus: Adoration Chapel Blessed

On June 13, 2020, the feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the adoration chapel in the Church of Our Lady of the Angels in...

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...

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...
Croazia

Croatia: Diamond Jubilees

On Friday, December 2, 2022, three friars from the Province of St. Jerome in Croatia, namely, Friars Ljudevit MARAČIĆ, Bernardin FILINIĆ and Damjan GLAVAŠ,...
Ghana

Ghana: Six New Priests

In late November 2022, Christ the King Catholic Church in Effiakuma-Takoradi, Ghana, celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding. The theme for the event...
Germania

Germany: Annual Meeting of DEUFRA Major Superiors

For many years, there has been good cooperation between Franciscan men’s communities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Together, they have formed the Union of...
sgam

The Missionary Charism of St. Francis in the Light of the Current Teaching of...

Every believer, wishing to be faithful to the Gospel, may be called to the “supreme witness of martyrdom”
Colombia

Colombia: Custodial Continuing Formation Meeting

On November 28-30, 2022, the solemnly professed friars of the Provincial Custody of St. Francis of Assisi in Colombia conducted their annual continuing formation...