Agnellus of Pisa
The Blessed Agnellus of Pisa, O.F.M., was an Italian Friar Minor and founder of the Franciscan Order in England. Angellus was born in 1195 at Pisa,of the prominent family, Angenelli. This similarity ...
Beatrice of Nazareth
Blessed Beatrice of Nazareth or in Dutch Beatrijs van Nazareth (1200 in Tienen – 1268) was a Flemish Cistercian nun. She was the very first prose writer using an early Dutch language, a mystic, ...
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Margaret Colonna
The Blessed Margaret Colonna, O.S.C., (died September 20, 1284) was a Poor Clare nun and abbess. She was a member of the Italian Colonna family, which was notable in Italian history for centuries. She...
Hadewych of Meer
The Blessed Hadewych, O.Praem., (c. 1150 – 14 April 1200?) a.k.a. Hadewig or Hedwig, was abbess of the Premonstratensian monastery of Meer, (now part of Meerbusch) in modern North Rhine-Westphalia, Ge...
John of Parma
The Blessed John of Parma, O.F.M., was an Italian Franciscan friar, who served as one of the first Ministers General of the Order of Friars Minor (1247–1257). He was also a noted theologian of the per...
Wincenty Kadłubek
Blessed Wincenty Kadłubek (1161 – 8 March 1223), also known as Vincentius de Cracovia, Vincent Kadlubek, Vincent Kadlubo, Vincent Kadlubko, Vincent of Kraków, Master Vincentius, was a thirteenth...
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Angela of Foligno
Saint Angela of Foligno, (1248 – 4 January 1309) was a Christian mystic who wrote extensively about her mystical revelations. She was a Franciscan tertiary and was known as "Mistress of Theologians".S...
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Christina the Astonishing
Christina the Astonishing (c.1150 – 24 July 1224), also known as Christina Mirabilis, was a Christian holy-woman born in Brustem (near Sint-Truiden, Belgium). She was considered a saint in her o...
Peter González
The Blessed Peter González, O.P., sometimes referred to as Pedro González Telmo, Saint Telmo, or Saint Elmo, was a Spanish Dominican friar and priest, born in 1190 in Astorga, León, Spain.González was...
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Theresa of Portugal, Queen of León
Theresa of Portugal (October 4, 1178 – June 18, 1250;) was Queen of Léon as the first wife of King Alfonso IX of León. She was born at Coimbra, the oldest daughter of Sancho I of Portugal and Du...
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Conrad of Ascoli
The Blessed Conrad of Ascoli was an Italian Friar Minor and missionary; his feast day is April 19.
Conrad was born at Ascoli in the March of Ancona in 1234. He belonged to the noble family of Mill...
Mafalda of Portugal
Infanta Mafalda of Portugal (c. 1195 – Rio Tinto, Gondomar, May 1, 1256; [mɐˈfaɫdɐ]) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), later Queen consort of Castile for a brief period. She was the second yo...
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Pope Innocent V
Pope Innocent V (Latin: Innocentius V; c. 1225 – 22 June 1276), born Pierre de Tarentaise, was Pope from 21 January to 22 June 1276. He was a member of the Order of Preachers and was a close...
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Jordan of Saxony
The Blessed Jordan of Saxony, O.P. (referred to in Latin as Jordanus, also known as de Alamania) (ca. 1190 – 1237), was one of the first leaders of the Dominican Order. His feast day is February...
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Giles of Santarém
Giles of Santarém (Gil) (b. about 1185; d. 14 May 1265) was a Portuguese Dominican scholar.
He was born Gil Rodrigues de Valadares at Vouzela. His father, Rui Pais de Valadares, was alcaide of Coi...
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Diana degli Andalò
Blessed Diana degli Andalò (1201 – 10 June 1236), sometimes d'Andalo, was a Dominican nun who founded a convent for her order dedicated to Saint Agnes in Italy. In 1218, the Dominicans establish...
John of La Verna
Blessed John of Fermo, O.F.M., more often called John of La Verna, from his time spent on that mountain (1259 – 10 August 1322) was an Italian Franciscan friar, who was a noted ascetic and preacher.
Albert Avogadro
Saint Albert Avogadro, commonly known as St. Albert of Jerusalem, (1149 – 14 September 1214) was a Catholic canon lawyer who served as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1204 until his death.
Born ...
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Ambrose of Siena
The Blessed Ambrose of Sienna was an Italian Dominican teacher, missionary and diplomat.
Ambrose was born at Siena on 16 April 1220, to the noble family of Sansedoni. When he was around a year old...
Giles of Assisi
Blessed Giles (Latin: Aegidius) of Assisi, O.F.M., (c. 1190 – 1262) was one of the original companions of St. Francis of Assisi and holds the foremost place among the companions of St. Francis. St...
John of Vercelli
Blessed John of Vercelli, O.P.(c. 1205 – 30 November 1283), was the sixth Master General of the Dominican Order.
John was born in 1205 to the Garbella family in Mosso Santa Maria in the Province o...
Yolanda of Poland
Blessed Yolanda of Poland (also known as Helen) (1235 – 11 June 1298) was the daughter of King Béla IV of Hungary and Maria Laskarina. She was the sister of Saint Margaret of Hungary and Saint K...
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Juniper (friar)
The Servant of God, Juniper, O.F.M., best known as Brother Juniper (Italian: Fra Ginepro) (died 1258), called "the renowned jester of the Lord," was one of the original followers of St. Francis of...
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Boniface of Valperga
Boniface of Valperga (Italian: Bonifacio di Valperga) (died 25 April 1243), venerated as a blessed in the Catholic Church, was a thirteenth-century Bishop of Aosta.Boniface was born in the second half...
Pierre de Castelnau
Pierre de Castelnau (died 15 January 1208), French ecclesiastic, was born in the diocese of Montpellier.In 1199 he was archdeacon of Maguelonne, and was appointed by Pope Innocent III as one of the le...
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Luchesius Modestini
Luchesius Modestini, T.O.S.F. (also Luchesio, Lucchese, Lucesio, Lucio, or Luchesius of Poggibonsi) (c. 1180 - 1260) is honored by tradition within the Franciscan Order as being, along with his wife, ...
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Odo of Novara
Odo of Novara (c. 1105–1200) was an Italian Carthusian monk.A native of Novara, he was appointed as prior of Geirach in Slovenia. However, he experienced difficulties with Dietrich, the local bishop, ...
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Sylvester of Assisi
The Servant of God Sylvester of Assisi, O.F.M. (c. 1175 – 6 March 1240), was born in Assisi in the second half of the 12th century. He was a member of one of the noble families of the city, the son o...
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Alpaïs of Cudot
Blessed Alpaïs (Alpaida, Alpaidis) of Cudot (died 1211) is venerated by the Catholic Church. Born into a peasant family of Cudot, in the diocese of Sens, she was stricken with leprosy at a young age....
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