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Tag: Blessed

  • Antonio Grassi

    Bl. Anthony was educated locally and regularly attended the Church of the Oratorian Fathers. At 17, then a bright young man with a strong devotion to Our Lady of Loreto, he joined the Oratorians to study for the Priesthood. His fellow student’s sometimes referred to him as the “walking dictionary” because of his great knowledge…

  • Urban V (Pope)

    Bl. Pope Urban (1310 – 1370) was born the son of royalty at the Castle of Grizac in France. He became a Benedictine Monk at a monastery near his home and later, a Priest…

  • Mary Frances Schervier

    Blessed Mary Frances (1819-1876) was born into a wealthy family in Aachen, Germany. Her mother and two sisters died from tuberculosis when she was sixteen years old.

  • John of Vercelli

    Bl. John (1205 Approx. – 1283) was born in Mosso Santa Maria, Italy. He studied in Paris, Pavia and Vercelli. He joined the Dominicans in 1240 and was progressively appointed to higher roles within his Order; firstly,…

  • John Duns Scotus

    Bl. John Duns (Approx. 1266-1308) was born into a leading local family at Duns in Berwickshire, Scotland. He joined the Franciscans at Dumfries, was educated at Oxford and ordained a Catholic Priest, probably

  • Solanus Casey

    Blessed Solanus Casey (Barney Casey) (1870-1957) was born the sixth of sixteen children to Irish immigrants at Wisconsin, USA. In his youth, he caught diphtheria leaving him with a permanently damaged voice…

  • Beatitudes

    Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are the meek, for they hall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who mourn, for