Archive for the ‘Saints Beati and Venerables’ Category.

Blessed Benvenuta of Perugia

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One of the first of the Poor Clare nun, joining the Order in 1213 at the San Damiano convent in Assisi, Italy, and accepted into the Order by Saint Clare of Assisi herself. She became a friend, companion and spiritual student of Saint Clare, and testified in the canonization process of Saint Clare. She was considered a model of the virtues sought by Poor Clares.

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Benvenuta of Perugia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Saint Ausilius of Fréjus

Also known as

  • Antiolo
  • Ausile
  • Ausilio
  • Auxile

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Fifth bishop of Fréjus, France. Ausilius was noted for his austerity, seeming more like a hermit than the bishops of the day. Martyred in the persecutions of the Arian king Henry of the Visigoths.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ausilius of Fréjus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Blessed Arnaldo de Prades

Blessed Arnaldo de PradesMemorial

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Arnaldo worked as a barber, but felt a call to religious life. Mercedarian friar, joining during the early years of the Order. Noted preacher and evangelist. Ransomed many Christians from slavery in Muslim-held lands. Present at the death of Saint Peter Nolasco.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Arnaldo de Prades“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Blessed Claudio of San Romano

Blessed Claudio of San RomanoMemorial

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Mercedarian friar. Sent to Morocco in 1320, he ransomed many Christians held in slavery by Muslims.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Claudio of San Romano“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Blessed Alruna of Cham

Also known as

  • Alrun
  • Mother of the Poor

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Born to the nobility, a member of the house of Cham, she was married to the Mazalin, Count of Portis, and the mother of one son. Widowed, she converted her castle into a hospital for the poor, and lived as a prayerful recluse at the Benedictine abbey of Saint Maritius in Niederaltaich, Bavaria, Germany. She became known for spiritual insights and wisdom, and was a much-sought advisor.

Born

Died

Patronage

Representation

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alruna of Cham“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Blessed Bartoli Antonio of Rimini

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Franciscan friar. Noted travelling preacher throughout modern Italy. Vicar of the Franciscan province of San Francesco.

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bartoli Antonio of Rimini“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Saint Artemia

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Travelling companion of, and martyred with Saint Ursula. Nothing else is known about her.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Artemia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Saint Isala

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Travelling companion of, and martyred with Saint Ursula. Nothing else is known about her.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Isala“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Saint Gurnin

Also known as

  • Gurmin
  • Gurminn

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Irish nun. She is mentioned in the Tallagh and Donegal martyrologies, but no details of her life have survived.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gurnin“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>

Saint Paulian of Le Puy

Also known as

  • Paolino
  • Pauliano
  • Paulien

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Sixth century bishop of the Le Puy area of Gaul (modern Le Puy-en-Velay, France) based in the city of Ruessium (modern Saint-Paulien).

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Paulian of Le Puy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2019. Web. 22 January 2019. <>