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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...
Assisi

Assisi: FEMO Spiritual Retreat for Friars Solemnly Professed for 25 Years

On July 17-22, 2022, the Franciscanum Friary in Assisi welcomed fifteen friars from the Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO). The friars were members...
Polonia

Poland: Annual Retreat for Families

On July 18-22, 2022, the Province of the Immaculate Mother of God in Poland (Warsaw) conducted its annual retreat for families. The event took...
Chęciny

Poland: Therapy Center for People with Addictions

The friars of the Province of St. Anthony and Bl. James of Strepar in Poland (Cracow) have been working with alcoholics and drug addicts...
Austria-Svizzera

Austria-Switzerland: Extraordinary Custodial Chapter

On July 5, 2022, the Provincial Custody of St. Leopold and St. Nicolas of Flüe in Austria-Switzerland conducted an Extraordinary Custodial Chapter. The event...
Fra Maximilien SAUGE

Austria-Switzerland: Friar Maximilien SAUGE Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

On July 8, 2022, Friar Maximilien SAUGE, a member of the Provincial Custody of St. Leopold and St. Nicholas of Flüe in Austria-Switzerland, celebrated...