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St. Leopold of Castelnuovo
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St. Leopold of Castelnuovo

St. Leopold of Castelnuovo (1866-1942) May 12 He was born in Castelnuovo (Yugoslavia) in 1866. He joined the Order of the Capuchins in 1884 and was ordained priest in 1890. He fervently desired the union of the Catholic Church’s separated oriental brothers. He spent most of his life in Padua as a loyal minster of...

St. Ignatius of Laconi
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St. Ignatius of Laconi

St. Ignatius of Laconi (1721-1781) May 11 He was born in Laconi (Oristano), Sardinia in 1701. He wore the Franciscan garb in the Order of the Minor Capuchin Brothers. He was a pauper for forty years, giving example of humility and charity in the city of Cagliari, which was during these four decades, the field...

St Fidelis of Sigmaringen
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St Fidelis of Sigmaringen

  St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577-1622) April 24 He was born in Sigmaringen. Germany in 1577. He obtained a PhD in Philosophy and Law in Freiburg, Switzerland. He practiced Law with such love for justice that he was nicknamed the “poor man’s lawyer”. After joining the Order of the Minor Capuchin Brothers and being ordained...

St. Joseph of Leonessa
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St. Joseph of Leonessa

Joseph was born in Leonessa (Abruzos) in 1556. He joined the Capuchin order in 1572. He distinguished himself by his purity of life and his austerity.

St. Bernard of Corleone
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St. Bernard of Corleone

Bernard was born in 1605 in Corleone, Sicily. Of a tall and strong complexion, he had a quarrelsome and violent reputation.

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