March Franciscan Calendar


March – Month of St. Joseph


1. Bl. Jean Kearney, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1653
2. St. Agnes de Prague, Virgin, of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1282

3. Bl. Innocent of Berzo, Priest, Capuchin, d. 1890

4. Bl. Martyrs of the Franciscan 1st Order of Gondar (Ethiopia), d. 1716
5. St. John-Joseph of the Cross, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1734

6. St. Colette de Corbie, Virgin, of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1447

7. Bl. Christopher of Milan, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1485

8. St. Jean de Dieu, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1550
9. St. Frances of Rome, Virgin, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1440

10. St. Catherine of Bologne, Virgin of the Franciscan 2nd-Order; a "Poor Clare" sister, d. 1463

11. Bl. John Baptist Righi of Fabriano, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1539

12. Bl. Louis Orione, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1940
13. Bl. Agnellus of Pisa, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1236

14. St. Catherine of Genoa, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1510

15. Bl. Louis of Casoria, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1885

16. Bl. Torello of Poppi, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1282

17. Bl. Mark of Montegallo, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1496

18. St. Salvator of Horta, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1567

19. Saint Joseph, Holy Day of Obligation for the Church
20. Bl. Hippolyte Galentini, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1620

21. Bl Amedee IX de Savoie, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1472
22. St. Benvenute of Osimo, Bishop, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1282

23. Bl. Jeremy Lambertenghi, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1513

24. Bl. Catherine de Suede, Virgin, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1381
25. Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Day of Obligation for the Church
26. Blessed Didacus Joseph of Cadiz, Priest, Capuchin, d. 1801

27. Bl. Joseph-Sebastien Pelczar, Bishop, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1924..
28. St. John of Capistrano, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1456

29. Bl. Jane Mary of Maille, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1414

30. St. Peter Regalado, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1486

31. St. Leonard Murialdo, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1900

Holy Thursday – Plenary Indulgence: Chant in Public Tantum ergoGood Friday – Plenary Indulgence: Solemn adoration of the Holy CrossEaster – Plenary Indulgence: Renewal in public of Baptismal Promises




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