All posts tagged "Blessed"

Frances Schervier



Feast Day: December 15 Beatified: April 28, 1974 Venerated: January 30, 1969 When Mary Frances Schervier was 16, her mother and sisters died from tuberculosis, a highly contagious disease at the time. So when Frances told her father she wanted…

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Charles de Foucauld



Feast Day: December 1 Beatified: November 13, 2005 Venerated: April 24, 2001 Charles was raised by his grandfather in Strasbourg, France, after his parents died in 1864, when he was six. He was baptized and made his First Communion, but…

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Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi



Feast Day: November 25 Beatified: October 21, 2001 Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi was born in 1880 in Italy. He went to school to become a lawyer. By the time he retired, he was the attorney general of Italy. He was friends…

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Miguel Agustin Pro



Feast Day: November 23 Beatified: September 25, 1988 Venerated: November 10, 1986 After a happy childhood in a loving and religious family in Guadalupe, Mexico, Jose Ramon Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez entered the seminary in 1911 to study to become…

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Bernhard Lichtenberg



Feast Day: November 5 Beatified: June 23, 1996 Venerated: July 2, 1994 Bernhard Lichtenberg was a Catholic priest who served the people of Berlin at St. Hedwig’s Cathedral during a time of great crisis. Born in 1875 in the Prussian…

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Chiara Luce Badano



Feast Day: October 29 Beatified: September 25, 2010 Venerated: July 3, 2008 In 1971, after praying and hoping for a baby for more than 10 years, Ruggero and Teresa Badano of Sassello, Italy, welcomed a little girl whom they named…

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John Henry Newman



Feast Day: October 9 Beatified: September 19, 2010 Venerated: January 22, 1991 At the 2010 Mass that proclaimed John Henry Newman “Blessed,” some of the hymns sung were written by that very man. But John was not simply a man who…

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