May Franciscan Calendar


May – Month of the Holy Virgin Mary


1. Feast of Saint Joseph the Artisan
2. St. Richard Pampuri, Confessor, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1930
3. Bl. Edouard-Joseph Rosas, Bishop, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1903
4. Bl. Ladislas de Gielniow, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1505

5. Bl. Beinvenu Mareni, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1289
6. Bl. Marie-Catherine Troijani, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1897
7. Bl. Anne-Rose Gattorno, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1900
8. Feast of Mary Mediatrix of all Graces
9. Bl. Antoine Bajewski, Priest, Conventual religious, martyr 1941
10. Bl. Marie-Bernard Butler, Virgin, religious of the Third-Order Regular [living in community, under a Rule], d. 1924
11. St. Gemme de Sulmona, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1439
12. St Ignatius of Laconi, lay brother, Capuchin religious, d. 1781

13. St. Michael Garicoits, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1863

14. St. Marie-Dominique Mazzarello, Virgin, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1881
15. St. Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1719
16. St. Theophilus of Corte, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1740

17. St. Paschal of Baylon, lay brother, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1592

18. St. Felix de Cantalice, lay brother, Capuchin religious, 1587

19. St. Yves, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1303

20. St. Bernardine of Siena, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1444

21. St. Crispin of Viterbo, lay brother, Capuchin religious, d. 1750

22. St. Joaquina Vedruna, Virgin, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1854
23. Bl. Gerard of Villamagna, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1242

24. Bl. John of Prado, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, martyr 1631

25. Dedication of the Basilica in Assisi, 1253
26. St. Philippe Neri, Priest, had been a tertiary before founding or joining another religious Institute, d. 1595; memorial of St Mariane of Jesus Parades, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1645
27. Bl. Gerard of Lunel, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1270

28. St. Jean-Baptiste Rossi, Priest, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1764
29. Bl. Etienne et Raymond, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1242
30. St. Joan of Arc, Virgin, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1431
King Saint Fernando III, Confessor, Franciscan Third Order Secular, d. 1252
31. Feast of the Queenship of Mary, Public Consecration of the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Novena in preparation of the feast of Pentecost Pentecost - Plenary Indulgence – Chant in public the Veni Creator Sacred Heart – Plenary Indulgence - Public recitation of the Act of Reparation




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