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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...

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...
Fra Dominique J. MATHIEU

Rome: Pilgrimage with the Ancient Persian Martyrs

It is a well-known fact that Rome is a treasure trove of Christian faith, art and history. Those who are lucky enough to live...
Fra Gilson Miguel NUNES

New Delegate of the Minister General to Be M.I. Assistant

The General Statutes of the Militia of the Immaculata (M.I.), an international, public association of the faithful, establish in art. 30, that the Minister...
Bolivia

Bolivia: Bishop Stanisław DOWLASZEWICZ Declared “Illustrious Son”

On February 26, 2021, the municipality of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, awarded our confrere, the Most Reverend Stanisław DOWLASZEWICZ, Auxiliary Bishop of...
Assisi

Assisi: Ordinary Custodial Chapter – Part I

On February 22-26, 2021, the General Custody of the Sacred Convent of St. Francis in Italy (Assisi) celebrated the first part of its Ordinary...

“To Follow the Teaching and Footprints of Our Lord Jesus Christ”

These days the word "follow" seems to be in fashion, especially in youth circles, through social networks. Influencers insist on being "followed," so that...