Blessed Juan Infante

Memorial

Profile

Mercedarian priest. With Blessed Juan Solorzano and Venerable Jorge of Seville, Blessed Juan accompanied Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the Americas, and was the first celebrate Mass in South America.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Juan Infante“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Diocese of Foligno, Italy

Diocese of
Founded

Elevated

Suffragan of

Profiled Bishops

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Diocese of Foligno, Italy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Blessed Antonio della Chiesa

Memorial

Profile

Dominican bishop who restored monastic life and discipline in the region of Como, Italy.

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Antonio della Chiesa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Blessed Maria Mancini

detail of a painting of Blessed Maria Mancini, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

Profile

By age 25, Maria had been married twice, to Baccio Mancini and them Guillermo Spezzalaste, widowed twice, and saw all seven of her children die in childhood. She became a spiritual student Saint Catherine of Siena and took the veil of the Dominican Third Order at the Holy Cross monastery in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. Discipline there was lax, and many of the sisters were more meddlesome than holy. Maria was soon the leader of a small group of young, pious but timid sisters, all of whom moved to the new monastery of Saint Dominic in Pisa. Maria assisted its founder, Blessed Chiara Gambacorta, to make the house an example of the Domincan religious life. Prioress of the house for ten years. Received visions of the wounded Jesus.

Died

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Maria Mancini“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Saint Zacharias the Angelic

Memorial

Profile

Hermit and monk on Mount Mercury, Lucania, Italy.

Died

  • c.950 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Zacharias the Angelic“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Blessed Isidre Costa Hons

Memorial

Profile

Member of the Claretians Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

Died

Venerated

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Isidre Costa Hons“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Blessed Ciril Montaner Fabré

Memorial

Profile

Claretian priest. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

Died

Venerated

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ciril Montaner Fabré“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Blessed Miguel Facerías Garcés

Memorial

Profile

Member of the Claretians. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

Died

Venerated

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Miguel Facerías Garcés“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Saint Macarius of Alexandria

Also known as

  • Macarius the Alexandrian

Memorial

Profile

Monk. Priest. Bishop. Abbot of a community in the mountains of Scete, Egypt.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Macarius of Alexandria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>

Blessed Regina Protmann

detail of a portrait of Blessed Rgina Protmann, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

Profile

Born to a wealthy familiy, at age 19 she gave it all up to live in community with like-minded friends and work with the sick and the poor. This was the foundation of the Sisters of Saint Catherine, Virgin and Martyr which expanded its mission to educating the young. The Sisters continue their work today with 120 communities in Europe, Africa and South America.

Born

  • 1552 in Braniewo (Braunsberg), Warminsko-Mazurskie, Prussia (in modern Poland)

Died

  • 18 January 1613 in Braniewo (Braunsberg), Warminsko-Mazurskie, Prussia (in modern Poland) of natural causes

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Regina Protmann“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>