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St Angel of Acri
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St Angel of Acri

St. Angel of Acri (1669-1739) October 31 Angel was born in Acri, Calabria on October 19, 1669, the son of Francisco Falcone and Diana Enrico. He joined the novitiate among the Minor Capuchin Brothers of Acri (Cosenza), and after a period of perplexity due to the fear of not achieving the ideals of the order,...

St. Seraphin of Montegranario
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St. Seraphin of Montegranario

St. Seraphin of Montegranario (1540-1604) October 13 Born in 1540 in Montegranario (Marcas). As a young man, he joined as a non-clergyman brother with the Capuchins. Stood out by his simplicity and his close union with Christ, as well as his humble service to the poor and his charity for sinners. He died in Áscoli...

St. Pio of Pietrelcina
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St. Pio of Pietrelcina

St. Pio of Pietrelcina (1887-1968) September 23 Pio, whose name was Francisco Forgione, was born in Pietrelcina in the Benevento province on May 25, 1887. He joined the Order of Minor Capuchin Brother on January 6, 1903 and was ordained priest on August 10, 1910 at the Benevento cathedral. He arrived to San Giovanni Rotondeo...

St. Ignatius of Santhià
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St. Ignatius of Santhià

St. Ignatius of Santhià (1686-1770) September 22 Ignatius Belvisotti was born in 1686 in Santhiá Vercelli, to the north of Italy and was baptized with the name of Lorenzo Mauricio. Having been ordained as a diocesan presbyter, he gave up the parish and the canonry to join, in 1716, the Minor Capuchin Brothers. Obedient to...

St. Francesco María da Camporosso
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St. Francesco María da Camporosso

St. Francesco María da Camporosso (1804-1866) September 19 Born in 1804. He joined the Franciscan Capuchin Order, and for forty years he walked around begging in the city of Genoa, doing good to bodies and souls. He had such a scent of sainthood that the people called him “The holy father”. During the cholera epidemic...

St. Lawrence of Brindisi
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St. Lawrence of Brindisi

St. Lawrence of Brindisi (1559-1619) July 21 Lawrence was born in 1559 in the Italian city of Brindisi. He joined the Order of the Minor Capuchin Brothers, and he taught Theology to his brothers and carried out diverse charges and jobs. Untiring and eloquent preacher, he traveled all over Europe. He wrote numerous work on...

St. Veronica Giuliani
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St. Veronica Giuliani

St. Veronica Giuliani (1660-1727) June 10 Born in 1660 in Mercatello (Pesaro y Urbino), Italy. At the age of seventeen she joined the Clare Capuchins monastery in Città de Castello. Through austerity of life and high contemplation, she endeavored to mimic Crucified Christ from whom he received the holy stigmas and other signs of his...

St. Felix of Nicosia
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St. Felix of Nicosia

St. Felix of Nicosia (1715-1787) June 2 Felix Santiago Antonio Amoruso was born in Nicosia, Sicily in 1715 to a poor family with great Christian values. He was admitted to the Order of the Minor Capuchin Brothers in 1745, at the convent of Nicosia where he devoted himself to the humblest of tasks with a...

St. Crispin of Viterbo
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St. Crispin of Viterbo

St. Crispin of Viterbo (1668-1750) May 19 Born in Viterbo, Italy on November 13, 1668. He first wore the garb of the Minor Capuchin Brothers on July 22, 1693. He carried out the job of beggar for forty years, in which service he offered admirable examples of love to Go, devotion to the Mother of...

St. Felix of Cantalice
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St. Felix of Cantalice

St. Felix of Cantalice (1515-1587) May 18 Born in 1515. At the age of thirty he let go of the plow handle to join the Capuchins. He was seen walking around Rome with his beggar’s saddlebag for forty years. He had deep friendships with St. Phillip Neri and St Charles Borromeo. He shined from his...

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