Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico portrait

Feast Day: February 18
Beatified: October 3, 1982

Growing up in a small town in Italy, Guido di Pietro was interested in two things. He wanted to follow...
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Francisco Marto

Feast Day: February 20
Beatified: May 13, 2000
Venerated: May 13, 1989
Canonized (with Jacinta): May 13, 2017

Francisco was only 10 years old when our Blessed Mother appeared to him, his sister Jacinta, and his cousin Lucia, in their small town of Fatima, Portugal. The visions, which we call “apparitions,” occurred in 1917, between May and October. Mary appeared to the...
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Peter Damian


Feast Day: February 21
Canonized: 1823

Peter was born in Italy in 1007. When his parents died, he went to live with one of his older brothers, who treated him cruelly. Sometimes...
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Paula Montal Fornés

Sainte Paula de Saint Joseph Casalanz Feast Day: February 26
Canonized: November 25, 2001
Beatified: April 18, 1993
Venerated: November 28, 1988

Paula Montal Fornés de San José de...
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Maria Kasper, Religious

Katharina Kasper (1820 - 1898)

Feast Day: February 2
Canonized: October 14, 2018
Beatified: April 16, 1978
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Francesco Spinelli, priest

FrancescoSpinelli-180x300-2.jpgFeast Day: February 6
Canonized: October 14, 2018
Beatified: June 21, 1992
Venerated: March 3, 1990


Francesco Spinelli was born in Milan, Italy, on April 14, 1853. As a child, he would join his mother in visiting and helping the poor and the needy of Milan. He entertained other children by putting on puppet shows.

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Josephine Vannini

GiuseppinaVannini Feast Day: February 23
Beatified: October 16, 1994
Canonized: October 13, 2019

Josephine Vannini was born in 1859 in the city of Rome. Orphaned at an early age, she was sent to Via Sant’Onofrio for her care and...
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