April Franciscan Calendar


April – Month of the Holy Face and the Redemption


1. Bl. Elisabeth Vendramini, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1860
2. St. Francois de Paule, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d/ 1507
3. St. Benedict the Moor, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1589

4. Bl. Guillaume de Sicli, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1404
5. St. Crescentia Hoess, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1744

6. Bl. Angele Salawa, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1922
7. Bl. Mary Assunta, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1925

8. Bl. Julian of St. Augustine, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1606

9. Bl. Thomas of Tolentino and Companions, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1321

11. Bl. Angelo of Chiavasso, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1495

12. Bl. Boniface Zukowski, Priest, Conventual Religious, martyr 1942
13. Bl. Isabelle Rovira, Virgin, Capuchin religious, martyr, 1937
14. Bl. Lidwyne de Schiedam, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1433
15. Bl. Gandolph of Binasco, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1260

16. St. Benedict-Joseph Labre, Confessor, Cordbearer, d. 1783 Plenary Indulgence for Cordbearers. Anniversary of the profession of St. Francis (1209)

17. Bl. Paul de St. Madeleine, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1643
18. Bl. Andre Hibernon, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1734

19. Bl. Conrad of Ascoli, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1289

20. Bl. Anastase Pankewicz, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1942
21. Bl. Francis of Fabriano, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1322

22. St. Conrad de Parzham, lay brother, Capuchin religious, d. 1894

23. Bl. Gilles of Assisi, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1262

24. St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest, Capuchin, martyr 1622

25. St. Marc, Grandes Rogations
26. Bl. Pierre De Pethancourt, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1667
27. St. Zita of Lucca, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1278

28. St. Paul of the Cross, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1775; Bl. Luchesius, 1st Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1260 Plenary Indulgence for Franciscan Third Order Seculars (renewal of Tertiary Engagements)
29. Bl. Benedict of Urbino, Priest, Capuchin, d. 1625

30. St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1842





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