Saints and Blesseds

Saints and Blesseds

TurkiyeSaint Bianor of Pisidia

Died:303? 🩸 (Isauria in Lycaonia, Turkiye)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Silvanus of Pisidia. Martyr.

ItalySaint Bibiana di Roma
Viviana  (Italiano)

Born:347? (Roma, Italy)
Died:361? 🩸 (Roma, Italy † 14)

Layperson. Martyr.

ThailandBlessed Bibiana Khamphai
บีบีอานา คำไพ  (ไทย)

Born:1925.11.04 (Ban Song Khon, Mukdahan, Thailand)
Died:1940.12.26 🩸 (Ban Song Khon, Mukdahan, Thailand † 15)
Beatified:1989.10.22

Layperson of Laos. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Bibiana Mun Yeong-in
문영인 비비안나  (한국어)
文榮仁  (正體中文)

Born:1776 (Seoul, South Korea)
Died:1801.07.02 🩸 (Small West Gate, Seoul, South Korea † 24)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

AlgeriaBlessed Bibiane, N.S.A.
Dénise Leclerc  (secular name)

Born:1930.01.08 (Gazeran, Yvelines, France)
Died:1995.09.03 🩸 (Belcourt, Algiers, Algeria † 65)
Beatified:2018.12.08 (Oran, Algeria)

Religious of Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Apostles. Martyr.

FranceSaint Bienheuré de Vendôme

Died:III century (France)

Priest. Hermit.

SpainBlessed Bienvenido María de Dos Hermanas, T.C.
José Arahal de Miguel  (secular name)

Born:1887.06.17 (Dos Hermanas, Sevilla, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1920
Died:1936.08.01 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 49)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Capuchin Tertiary Religious of Our Lady of Sorrows (Amigonian Friars). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Bienvenido Mata Ubierna, O.C.S.O.

Born:1908.05.24 (Celadilla Sotobrín, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.12.04 🩸 (Santander, Cantabria, Spain † 28)
Beatified:2015.10.03 (Santander, Cantabria, Spain)

Novice of Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists). Martyr.

GermanySaint Bilhildis von Altmünster

Born: (Veitshöchheim, Germany)
Died:734 (Mainz, Germany)

Abbess.

EnglandSaint Birinus of Dorchester

Born:600? (France)
Died:649.12.03 (Dorchester, England † 48)

Bishop of Dorchester (England) (634 – 649.12.03)

Bishop. Apostle to the West Saxons.

ItalySaint Bladulfo di Bobbio, O.S.Col.

Died:630 (Bobbio, Italy)

Priest of Order of Saint Columbanus. Disciple of Saint Columbanus.

TurkiyeSaint Blaise of Sebaste

Born: (Sebastea, Turkiye)
Died:316 🩸 (Sebastea, Turkiye)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sebastia (300? – 316)

Archbishop. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Blanca de Lucía Ortiz de Velasco

Born:1875.11.21 (Palma del Río, Córdoba, Spain)
Died:1936.08.20 🩸 (Palma del Río, Córdoba, Spain † 60)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Married. Martyr.

FranceSaint Blandine de Lyon

Born:162
Died:177.07 🩸 (Lyon, France † 14)

Layperson. Martyr.

GermanyBlessed Blandine, O.S.U.
Maria Magdalena Merten  (secular name)

Born:1883.07.10 (Düppenweiler, Germany)
Died:1918.05.18 (Trier, Germany † 34)
Beatified:1987.11.01

Religious of Order of St. Ursula of the Roman Union (Ursuline Sisters).

ScotlandSaint Blane

Born: (Isle of Bute, Scotland)
Died:590
Canonised:1898.07.11 (equipollently)

Bishop.

SpainBlessed Blas Jesús Barbancho González

Born:1906.12.29 (Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1933.06.10
Died:1936.08.29 🩸 (Villaviciosa, Córdoba, Spain † 29)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Blasa de María, A.A.S.C.
Juana Pérez de Labeaga García  (secular name)

Born:1864.01.27 (Desojo, Navarra, Comunidad Foral de Navarra, Spain)
Died:1936.11.10 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 72)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Sisters Adorers Handmaids of Charity and of the Blessed Sacrament. Martyr.

ItalySaint Blasto

Died:269? 🩸 (Roma, Italy)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Diogene. Martyr.

PolandSaint Bogumił z Dobrowa

Born:1138?
Died:1182? († 44)
Canonised:1925.05.27 (equipollently)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno (Poland) (1167 – 1172)

Archbishop.

IranSaint Bohtiso of Persia

Born: (Iran)
Died:III century 🩸 (Iran)

Layperson. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Bolesław Strzelecki

Born:1896.06.10 (Poniemoń, Podlaskie, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1918.12.21
Died:1941.05.02 🩸 (Auschwitz, Poland † 44)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Radom. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Bolesława Lament, M.S.F.

Born:1862.07.03 (Łowicz, Poland)
Died:1946.01.29 (Białystok, Poland † 83)
Beatified:1991.06.05 (Bialystok, Poland)

Religious and founder of Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Family.

ItalySaint Bona di Pisa

Born:1156 (Pisa, Italy)
Died:1207.05.29 (Pisa, Italy † 50)

Layperson. Member of Third Order of Augustinian nuns.

ItalyBlessed Bonaventura da Forlì Tornielli, O.S.M.

Born:1410? (Forlì, Italy)
Died:1491.03.31 (Udine, Italy † 80)
Beatified:1911.09.06 (equipollently)

Priest of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites).

ItalyBlessed Bonaventura da Pistoia, O.S.M.
Bonaventura Bonaccorsi  (secular name)

Died:1315.12.14? (Pistoia, Italy)
Beatified:1822.04.23 (equipollently)

Priest of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites).

ItalyBlessed Bonaventura da Potenza, O.F.M. Conv.
Carlo Antonio Gerardo Lavanga  (secular name)

Born:1651 (Potenza, Italy)
Died:1711.10.26 (Ravello, Italy † 59)
Beatified:1775.11.26

Priest of Order of Friars Minor Conventual (Conventual Franciscans).

SpainBlessed Bonaventura de Arroyo Cerezo, O.F.M. Cap.
Tomás Díaz Díaz  (secular name)

Born:1913.03.07 (Arroyo-Cerezo, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.08.25 🩸 (La Sagrera, Barcelona, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2015.11.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Religious of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (Capuchin Franciscans). Martyr.

ItalyBlessed Bonaventura de Barcelona, O.F.M.
Miquel Baptista Gran Peris  (secular name)

Born:1620.11.24 (Riudoms, Spain)
Died:1684.09.11 (Roma, Italy † 63)
Beatified:1906.06.10

Religious of Order of Observant Friars Minor.

SpainBlessed Bonaventura Reixach Vilaró, C.M.F.

Born:1860.04.24 (Olost, Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.10.18 🩸 (Cervera, Lleida, Spain † 76)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Religious of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians). Martyr.

FranceSaint Bonaventure, O.F.M.
Bonaventura di Fidanza

Born:1221 (Bagnoregio, Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1273.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1273.11.11
Died:1274.07.15 (Lyon, France † 52)
Canonised:1482.05.14 (equipollently)
Proclaimed Doctor of the Church:1588.03.14

Minister General of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) (1257.02.02 – 1274.05.20)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1273.06.03 – 1274.07.15)

Cardinal and religious of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans). Doctor of the Church.

ItalySaint Bonfilio Monaldi, O.S.M.

Born: (Italy)
Died:1262.01.01
Beatified:1717.12.01 (equipollently)
Canonised:1888.01.15

Founder of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites) (1233.08.15)

Prior General of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites) (1249 – 1256)

Priest of Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites).

TunisiaSaint Boniface

Died:484 🩸 (Capsa, Tunisia)

Deacon. Companion of Saint Liberatus, Saint Servus, Saint Rusticus, Saint Rogatus, Saint Septimus and Saint Maximus. Martyr.

EnglandBlessed Boniface of Savoy

Born:1217 (Sainte-Hélène-du-Lac, France)
Consecrated Bishop:1245.01.15
Died:1270.07.18 (Sainte-Hélène-des-Millères, France † 52)
Beatified:1838.09.07 (equipollently)

Bishop of Belley (France) (1232 – 1243.09.16)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1239 – 1243.09.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Canterbury (England) ([1241.02.01] 1243.09.16 – 1270.07.18)

Archbishop.

TurkiyeSaint Boniface of Tarsus

Born: (Roma, Italy)
Died:307 🩸 (Tarsus, Turkiye)

Layperson. Martyr.

SpainSaint Bonifacia Rodríguez y Castro, S.S.J.

Born:1837.06.06 (Salamanca, Spain)
Died:1905.08.08 (Zamora, Spain † 68)
Beatified:2003.11.09
Canonised:2011.10.23

Religious and founder of Congregation of the Servants of St. Joseph.

ItalyBlessed Bonifacio di Valperga

Died:1243.04.25 (Aosta, Italy)
Beatified:1890.04.28 (equipollently)

Bishop of Aosta (Italy) (1220 – 1243.04.25)

Bishop.

GermanyBlessed Bonifacy, O.F.M. Conv.
Piotr Żukowski  (secular name)

Born:1913.01.13 (Baran-Rapa, Nemencine, Vilniaus rajonas, Lithuania)
Died:1942.04.10 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 29)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Religious of Order of Friars Minor Conventual (Conventual Franciscans). Martyr.

FranceSaint Bonnette de Brioude

Died:X century (Brioude, France)

Layperson.

ItalySaint Bononio di Lucedio, O.S.B.

Born: (Bologna, Italy)
Died:1026.08.30 (Lucedio, Italy)
Canonised:1026

Abbot and religious of Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines). Abbot of Santo Stefano in Bologna.

ItalySaint Bonosa

Died:211 🩸 (Porto, Italy)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Eutropio and Saint Zosima. Martyr.

ItalySaint Bonosa

Died:273? 🩸 (Porto, Italy)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Eutropio and Saint Zosima. Martyr.

SpainSaint Bonoso

Died:363 🩸 (Arjona, Spain)

Layperson. Companion of Saint Maximiano. Martyr.

UkraineSaint Boris

Born: (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Died:1015 🩸 (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Layperson. Brother of Saint Gleb. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Borja de Jesús, A.A.S.C.
María Zenona Aranzábal Barrutia  (secular name)

Born:1878.07.09 (Elguetra, Guipúzcoa, Spain)
Died:1936.11.10 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 58)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Sisters Adorers Handmaids of Charity and of the Blessed Sacrament. Martyr.

NetherlandsSaint Bosa

Died:754.06.05 🩸 (Dokkum, Netherlands)

Deacon. Killed with Saint Boniface. Martyr.

SwedenSaint Botvid

Born: (Södermanland, Sweden)
Died:1120 🩸 (Södermanland, Sweden)

Layperson. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Brás Ribeiro, S.J.

Born:1546? (Braga, Portugal)
Died:1570.07.15 🩸 (Tazacorte, Spain † 23)
Beatified:1854.05.11 (equipollently)

Novice religious of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Braulio Carlos, F.S.C.
Juan Lucas Manzanares  (secular name)

Born:1913.12.10 (Cortiji-Lorca, Murcia, Spain)
Died:1937.02.23 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Braulio José, F.S.C.
Alejandro González Blanco  (secular name)

Born:1890.07.23 (Villovieco, Palencia, Spain)
Died:1936.07.30 🩸 (Casa de Campo, Madrid, Spain † 46)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

EnglandBlessed Brian Lacey

Born: (Brockdish, Norfolk, England)
Died:1591.12.10 🩸 (Tyburn, London, England)
Beatified:1929.12.15

Layperson of London. Martyr.

ItalySaint Bridget of Sweden, O.Ss.S.
Brigida di Svezia
Birgitta Birgersdotter  (secular name)

Born:1303? (Uppsala, Sweden)
Died:1373.07.23 (Roma, Italy † 69)
Canonised:1391.10.07 (equipollently)

Founder and religious of founder of the Bridgettines nuns. Widow. Mother of Saint Catherine of Vadstena. Visionary.

FranceSaint Brieuc

Born:409? (Ceredigion, France)
Died:502.05.01 (Saint-Brieuc, France † 92)

Bishop. One of the seven holy founders of Brittany.

IrelandSaint Brigid of Kildare

Born:451? (Faughart, Ireland)
Died:523? (Kildare, Ireland † 72)

Abbess.

South KoreaBlessed Brigida Choe
최 비르짓다  (한국어)
崔  (正體中文)

Born:1783 (Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1839.12.08 🩸 (Wonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea † 55)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Married. Martyr.

ItalyBlessed Brigida Morello Zancano, O.M.I.

Born:1610.06.17 (San Michele di Pagana, Genoa, Italy)
Died:1679.09.03 (Piacenza, Italy † 69)
Beatified:1998.03.15

Religious and founder of Institute of the Ursuline Sisters of Mary Immaculate.

FranceSaint Britte

Died:IV century? (France)

Layperson.

FranceBlessed Brocard, O. Carm.

PolandBlessed Bronisław Bonawentura Markiewicz, S.D.B.

Born:1842.07.13 (Pruchnik, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1867.09.15
Died:1912.01.29 (Miejsce Piastowe, Poland † 69)
Beatified:2005.06.19 (Warsaw, Poland)

Founder of Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel (Michaelites) (1912)

Priest of Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians). Founder of the Congregation of St. Michael the Archangel.

PolandBlessed Bronisław Komorowski

Born:1889.05.25 (Barłożno, Starogard, Skórcz, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1914.03.29
Died:1940.03.22 🩸 (KZ Stutthof, Nowy Dwór Gdański, Poland † 50)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Gdańsk. Martyr.

GermanyBlessed Bronisław Kostowski

Born:1915.03.11 (Słupsk, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland)
Died:1942.11.27 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 27)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Seminarian of Włocławek. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Bronisława, O. Praem.

Born:1200? (Kamień, Poland)
Died:1259.08.29 (Zwierzyniec, Poland † 58)
Beatified:1839.08.23 (equipollently)

Religious.

ItalySaint Bruno di Segni, O.S.B.

Born:1045 (Solero d’Asti, Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1080
Created Cardinal:1086
Died:1123.07.23 (Segni, Italy † 77)
Canonised:1183

Bishop of Segni (Italy) (1079 – 1123.07.23)

Cardinal-Bishop of Velletri (1086 – 1123.07.23)

Librarian of Vatican Apostolic Library (1086 – 1123.07.23)

Abbot nullius of Montecassino (Italy) (1107.11 – 1111.09)

Cardinal and religious of Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines).

SpainBlessed Bruno José, F.M.S.
Ángel Ayape Remón  (secular name)

Born:1915.10.01 (Cáseda, Navarra, Comunidad Foral de Navarra, Spain)
Died:1936.08.23 🩸 (Toledo, Spain † 20)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Marist Brothers. Martyr.

AlgeriaBlessed Bruno, O.C.S.O.
Christian Lemarchand  (secular name)

Born:1930.03.01 (Saint-Maixent, Deux-Sèvres, France)
Ordained Priest:1956.04.02
Died:1996.05.21 🩸 (near Médéa, Algeria † 66)
Beatified:2018.12.08 (Oran, Algeria)

Priest of Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists). Martyr.

LithuaniaSaint Bruno of Querfurt

Born:974 (Querfurt, Germany)
Consecrated Bishop:1004.02
Died:1009.02.14 🩸 (Lithuania † 34)

Archbishop ad personam (1004.02 – 1009.02.14)

Archbishop. Missionary bishop to Prussia. Martyr.

UgandaSaint Bruno Serunkuma

Born:1856? (Buddu (Masaka-Rakai), Uganda)
Died:1886.06.03 🩸 (Namugongo, Mpigi, Uganda † 29)
Beatified:1920.06.06
Canonised:1964.10.18

Layperson. Martyr.

ItalySaint Bruno von Köln, O. Cart.

Born:1030? (Germany)
Died:1101.10.06 (Serra San Bruno, Italy † 70)
Beatified:1514
Canonised:1623.02.17 (equipollently)

Founder of Carthusian Order (Carthusians) (1084)

Minister General of Carthusian Order (Carthusians) (1084 – 1090)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Reggio Calabria (Italy) (1090 – 1090 not possessed)

Priest of Carthusian Order (Carthusians).

GermanyBlessed Brunon, O.F.M.
Jan Zembol  (secular name)

Born:1905.09.07 (Łętownia, Małopolskie, Poland)
Died:1942.08.21 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 36)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Religious of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura de Puzol, O.F.M. Cap.
Julio Esteve Flors  (secular name)

Born:1897.10.09 (Puzol, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.09.25 🩸 (Gilet, Valencia, Spain † 38)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (Capuchin Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura de Santa Catalina, O.SS.T.
Buenaventura Gabika-Etxebarria Gerrikabeitia  (secular name)

Born:1887.07.14 (Ajanguiz, Vizcaya, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1909.12.17
Died:1936.08.27 🩸 (Alcázar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, Spain † 49)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives (Trinitarians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura García de Paredes, O.P.

Born:1866.04.19 (Castañedo, Valdés, Asturias, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1891.07.25
Died:1936.08.12 🩸 (Fuencarral, Madrid, Spain † 70)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Master of the Order of Order of Preachers (Dominicans) (1926.05.22 – 1929)

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura, O.F.M.
Baltasar Mariano Muñoz Martínez  (secular name)

Born:1912.12.07 (Santa Cruz, Murcia, Spain)
Died:1936.09.04 🩸 (El Esparragal, Murcia, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura Pío, F.S.C.
Pio Ruiz de la Torre  (secular name)

Born:1909.07.09 (Freno de Rodilla, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.09.01 🩸 (Tortosa, Tarragona, Spain † 27)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Brothers of the Christian Schools (Lasalians, De La Salle Brothers). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura Rodríguez Bollo, O.F.M.

Born:1895.10.28 (Villalcampo, Zamora, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1920.05.29
Died:1936.07.31 🩸 (Puente Genil, Córdoba, Spain † 40)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Buenaventura Toldrá Rodón, C.T.E.

Born:1896.03.31 (Pla de Cabra, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.11.11 🩸 (Torredembarra, Tarragona, Spain † 40)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Carmelite Tertiaries of Education. Martyr.

FranceSaint Burgundofara
Fare

Born:600? (Poigny, France)
Died:657 (Faremoutiers, France † 57)

Abbess. First abbess of the Abbey of Faremoutiers.

SwitzerlandBlessed Burkard von Beinwil

Died:1192.05.18? (Beinwil, Switzerland)

Priest.

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