Archive for the ‘Saints Beati and Venerables’ Category.

Blessed Robert of Frassinoro

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Benedictine monk. Abbot of the abbey of Frassinoro near Modena, Italy.

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Robert of Frassinoro“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Saint Sallustian

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Hermit in Sardinia.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sallustian“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Saint Fortunato of Fano

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Sixth century bishop of Fano, Italy.

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Fortunato of Fano“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Blessed Demosthenes Ranzi

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Graduated with a law degree from the University of Turin, Italy. Joined the Franciscans in 1477 at the convent of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Turin. A noted preacher, in 1497 he was given a commission by Pope Alexander VI to preach against Waldensianism.

Born

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Demosthenes Ranzi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Mercedarian Fathers of Avignon

detail of an Italian holy card of the Mercedarian Fathers of Avignon, by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

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Several Mercedarians from the Santa Maria convent of Avignon, France who worked with plague victims in that city, and died of the disease themselves.

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Mercedarian Fathers of Avignon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Blessed Józef Wojciech Guz

detail of a Blessed Józef Wojciech Guz holy card, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Innocent
  • Innocenty

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After high school Jozef tried to join the Jesuits, but was turned down. On 25 August 1908 be joined the Franciscans, taking the name Innocenty. Studied philosophy and theology in Krakow, Poland. Ordained on 2 June 1914. Parish priest in a number of cities, and worked with Saint Maximilian Kolbe. Confessor to a Franciscan monastery at Niepokalanów, Poland from 1933 to 1936. Vice-master of clerics and singing teacher in the minor seminary. Parish priest in Grodno, Poland. Imprisoned by invading Russia troops on 21 March 1940 for the crime of being a Polish priest, but he managed to escape. Captured by invading German troops, he was sent to several prisons for the crime of being a priest before finally ending at the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen where he was severely beaten and put to forced labour; when he could not work, owing to a broken leg, he was nearly drowned and finally murdered. Martyr.

Born

Died

  • from trauma resulting from having a charged fire hose stuffed down his throat on 6 June 1940 in the prison camp at Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg, Oberhavel, Germany

Venerable

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Józef Wojciech Guz“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Saint Vinh-Son Duong

Martyrs of VietnamAlso known as

  • Peter

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Married layman in the apostolic vicariate of Central Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). Fisherman by trade. During the persecutions of emperor Tu Duc, he was ordered to stomp on a cross to show his contempt for Christianity; he refused. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Vinh-Son Duong“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Saint Phêrô Thuan

Martyrs of VietnamAlso known as

  • Peter

Memorial

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Married layman in the apostolic vicariate of Central Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). Fisherman by trade. During the persecutions of emperor Tu Duc, he was ordered to stomp on a cross to show his contempt for Christianity; he refused. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Phêrô Thuan“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Saint Phêrô Dung

Martyrs of VietnamAlso known as

  • Peter

Memorial

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Married layman in the apostolic vicariate of Central Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). Fisherman by trade. During the persecutions of emperor Tu Duc, he was ordered to stomp on a cross to show his contempt for Christianity; he refused. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Phêrô Dung“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>

Saint Grazia of Germagno

photograph of the reliquary of Saint Grazia, date unkown, artist unknown, photographer unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

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Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Grazia of Germagno“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>