Saints and Blesseds

Saints and Blesseds

AlbaniaBlessed Fran Mirakaj

Born:1917 (Pukë-Iballë, Shkodrë, Albania)
Died:1946.09 🩸 (Tiranë, Albania † 28)
Beatified:2016.11.05 (Shkodër, Shkodër, Albania)

Layperson of Shkodrë. Married. Martyr.

ItalySaint Franca di Piacenza, O. Cist.

Born:1175 (Vitalta, Italy)
Died:1218.04.25 (Pittolo, Italy † 42)
Canonised:1273.09

Abbess of Cistercian Monastery of San Siro.

ItalySaint Frances of Rome, Obl.O.S.B.
Francesca Romana
Francesca Ponziani  (secular name)

Born:1384 (Roma, Italy)
Died:1440.03.09 (Roma, Italy † 55)
Canonised:1608.05.29

Religious of Benedictine oblates. Mystic. Wife.

USASaint Frances Xavier Cabrini, M.S.C.

Born:1850.07.15 (Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, Italy)
Died:1917.12.22 (Chicago, IL, USA † 67)
Beatified:1938.11.13
Canonised:1946.07.07

Founder of Institute of Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (1880)

Superior General of Institute of Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (1880 – 1917.12.22)

Religious of Institute of Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

SpainBlessed Francesc Antonio Mateo Vidal Sanuy

Born:1867.09.07 (Montpalau, Lleida, Spain)
Died:1936.07.26 🩸 (Francolí river, Tarragona, Spain † 68)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Tarragona. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francesc Canals Pasqual, C.M.F.

Born:1891.12.01 (St. Andreu de la Barca, Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.10.18 🩸 (Cervera, Lleida, Spain † 44)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Francesc Castells Brenuy

Born:1876.07.31 (Pobla de Segur, Pallars Jussà, Lleida, Spain)
Died:1936.08.13 🩸 (Salàs de Pallars, Pallars Jussà, Lleida, Spain † 60)
Beatified:2005.10.29

Priest of Urgell. Martyr.

VietnamSaint Francesc Gil de Federich de Sans, O.P.

Born:1702.12.14 (Tortosa, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1727.03.27
Died:1745.01.22 🩸 (Thăng Long, Hanoi, Vietnam † 42)
Beatified:1906.05.20
Canonised:1988.06.19

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francesc Mayol Oliver, M.SS.CC.

Born:1871.05.31 (Vilafranca de Bonany, Mallorca, Spain)
Died:1936.07.23 🩸 (Creueta del Coll, Barcelona, Spain † 65)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francesc Mercader Randé

Born:1881.03.25 (Roda de Barà, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.08.04 🩸 (Barberà de la Conca, Tarragona, Spain † 55)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Tarragona. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francesc Solà Peix, C.M.F.

Born:1900.04.17 (San Joan de las Abadesas, Girona, Spain)
Died:1936.10.19 🩸 (Mas Claret, Sant Pere dels Arquells, Lleida, Spain † 36)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Francesc Vives Antich

Born:1876.03.22 (Valls, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.08.06 🩸 (Torredembarra, Tarragona, Spain † 60)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Tarragona. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francesc Xavier Ponsa Casallach, O.H.

Born:1916.08.20 (Moiá, Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.09.28 🩸 (San Felíu de Codinas, Barcelona, Spain † 20)
Beatified:1992.10.25

Religious of Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francesc Xavier Sorribes Dot, C.M.F.

Born:1909.11.07 (Torelló, Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.07.26 🩸 (Lleida, Spain † 26)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

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

ChinaSaint Francesco Antonio Domenico Fogolla, O.F.M. Obs.
富格辣  (正體中文)

Born:1839.10.04 (Montereggio di Mulazzo, Massa, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1863.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1898.08.24
Died:1900.07.09 🩸 (Taiyuan, 山西, China † 60)
Beatified:1946.11.24
Canonised:2000.10.01

Titular Bishop of Bagis (1898.07.18 – 1900.07.09)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi 山西北境 (China) (1898.07.18 – 1900.07.09)

Bishop and religious of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans). Martyr.

ItalySaint Francesco Antonio Fasani, O.F.M. Conv.

Born:1681.08.06 (Lucera, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1705.09.19
Died:1742.11.29 (Lucera, Italy † 61)
Beatified:1951.04.15
Canonised:1986.04.13

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

ItalySaint Francesco, C.R.M.
Ascanio Caracciolo  (secular name)

Born:1563.10.13 (Villa Santa Maria, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1587
Died:1608.06.04 (Agnone, Italy † 44)
Beatified:1769.09.10
Canonised:1807.05.24

Founder of Clerics Regular Minor (1588.07.01)

Priest of Clerics Regular Minor.

SpainBlessed Francesco Company Tarrellas

Born:1886.10.23 (Rocallaura, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.08.02 🩸 (Tarragona, Spain † 49)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Tarragona. Martyr.

ItalyBlessed Francesco da Caldarola Piani, O.F.M.

Born:1424? (Caldarola, Italy)
Died:1507 (Camporotondo di Fiastrone, Italy † 83)
Beatified:1843.09.01 (equipollently)

Priest of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).

ItalySaint Francesco De Geronimo, S.J.

Born:1642.12.17 (Grottaglie, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1666.03.18
Died:1716.05.11 (Napoli, Italy † 73)
Beatified:1806.05.11
Canonised:1839.05.26

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

ItalyBlessed Francesco Faà di Bruno

Born:1825.03.29 (Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1876
Died:1888.03.27 (Torino, Italy † 62)
Beatified:1988.09.25

Priest of Torino. Founder of the Sisters of Our Lady of Suffrage and St. Zita. Mathematician and musician.

ItalyBlessed Francesco Giovanni Bonifacio

Born:1912.09.07 (Pirano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1936.12.27
Died:1946.09.11 🩸 (Grisignana, Italy † 34)
Beatified:2008.10.04 (Vigevano, Pavia, Italy)

Priest of Trieste. Martyr.

SwitzerlandSaint Francesco Maria da Camporosso, O.F.M. Cap.

Born:1804.12.27 (Camporosso, Liguria, Italy)
Died:1866.09.17 (Genova, Switzerland † 61)
Beatified:1929.06.30
Canonised:1962.12.09

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

ItalyBlessed Francesco Maria Greco

Born:1857.07.25 (Acri, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1881.12.17
Died:1931.01.13 (Acri, Italy † 73)
Beatified:2016.05.21 (Cosenza, Italy)

Priest of Cosenza. Founder of Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts.

ItalyBlessed Francesco Mottola

Born:1901.01.03 (Tropea, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1924.04.05
Died:1969.06.29 (Tropea, Italy † 68)
Beatified:2021.10.10 (Tropea, Vibo Valentia, Italy)

Priest of Tropea. Founder of Secular Institute of the Oblates of the Sacred Heart.

ItalyBlessed Francesco Paleari, S.S.C.

Born:1863.10.22 (Pogliano Milanese, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1886.09.18
Died:1939.05.07 (Torino, Italy † 75)
Beatified:2011.09.17 (Torino, Torino, Italy)

Priest of Priestly Society of Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo.

ItalyBlessed Francesco Patrizi, O.S.M.

Born:1266 (Siena, Italy)
Died:1328.05.26 (Siena, Italy † 61)
Beatified:1743.09.11 (equipollently)

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

ItalyBlessed Francesco Pianzola

Born:1881.10.05 (Sartirana Lomellina, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1907.03.16
Died:1943.06.04 (Mortara, Italy † 61)
Beatified:2008.10.04 (Trieste, Trieste, Italy)

Priest of Vigevano. Founder of Missionary Sisters of the Immaculata, Queen of Peace.

ItalySaint Francesco Spinelli

Born:1853.04.14 (Milano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1875.08.14
Died:1913.02.06 (Rivolta d’Adda, Cremona, Italy † 59)
Beatified:1992.06.21 (Carravaggio, Italy)
Canonised:2018.10.14

Priest of Bergamo. Founder of the Institute of the Sisters Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament.

Congo-KinshasaBlessed Francesco Spoto, S.d.P.

Born:1924.07.08 (Raffadali, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1951.07.22
Died:1964.12.27 🩸 (Erira, Congo-Kinshasa † 40)
Beatified:2007.04.21 (Palermo, Palermo, Italy)

Priest of Missionary Servants of the Poor (Morsel of the Poor). Martyr.

ItalyBlessed Francesco Venimbeni, O.F.M.

Born:1251.09.02 (Fabriano, Italy)
Died:1322.04.22 († 70)
Beatified:1775.04.01 (equipollently)

Priest of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).

AlgeriaBlessed Francesco Zirano, O.F.M. Conv.

Born:1564 (Sassari, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1586
Died:1603.01.25 🩸 (Algiers, Algeria † 38)
Beatified:2014.10.12 (Sassari, Italy)

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

EnglandBlessed Francis, O.F.M. Rec.
Arthur Bell  (secular name)

Born:1590.01.13 (Temple Broughton, Worcestershire, England)
Died:1643.12.11 🩸 (Tyburn, London, England † 53)
Beatified:1987.11.22

Priest of Order of Friars Minor Recollect (Récollets). Martyr.

SwitzerlandSaint Francis de Sales
François de Sales

Non excidit

Born:1567.08.21 (Château de Sales, France)
Ordained Priest:1593.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1602.12.08
Died:1622.12.28 (Lyon, France † 55)
Beatified:1662.01.08
Canonised:1665.04.19
Proclaimed Doctor of the Church:1877.07.19

Titular Bishop of Nicopolis (1602.07.15 – 1602.09.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Genève (Switzerland) (1602.07.15 – 1602.09.17)

Bishop of Genève (Switzerland) (1602.09.17 – 1622.12.28)

Founder of Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary (Visitandines) (1610.06.06)

Bishop. Doctor of the Church.

EnglandBlessed Francis Dickenson

Born: (Otley, West Yorkshire, England)
Died:1590.04.13 🩸 (Rochester, Kent, England)
Beatified:1929.12.15

Priest of London. Martyr.

EnglandBlessed Francis Ingleby

Born:1550? (England)
Died:1586.06.03 🩸 (York, North Yorkshire, England † 35)
Beatified:1987.11.22

Priest of London. Martyr.

SwitzerlandBlessed Francis Mary of the Cross, S.D.S.
Franziskus Maria vom Kreuze
Johann Baptist Jordan  (secular name)

Born:1848.06.16 (Gurtweil, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1878.07.21
Died:1918.09.08 (Tafers, Switzerland † 70)
Beatified:2021.05.15

Founder of Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians) (1881.12.08)

Superior General of Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians) (1881.12.08 – 1915)

Priest of Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians).

ItalySaint Francis of Assisi, O.F.M.
Giovanni Francesco Bernardone

Born:1181 (Assisi, Italy)
Died:1226.10.03 (Assisi, Italy † 44)
Canonised:1228.07.16 (equipollently)

Founder of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) (1210)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1219? – ?)

Founder of Third Order Regular of Saint Francis (1221)

Deacon of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).

FranceSaint Francis of Paola, O.M.
Francesco di Paola

Born:1416.03.27 (Paola, Italy)
Died:1507.04.02 (Plessis-lez-Tours, France † 91)
Beatified:1513.07.28
Canonised:1519.05.01 (equipollently)

Founder of Order of the Minims (1435)

Religious of Order of the Minims.

EnglandBlessed Francis Page, S.J.

Born: (Antwerp, Belgium)
Died:1602.04.20 🩸 (Tyburn, London, England)
Beatified:1929.12.15

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

PeruSaint Francis Solanus, O.F.M.
Francisco Sánchez Solano Jiménez

Born:1549.03.10 (Montilla, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1576
Died:1610.07.14 (Lima, Peru † 61)
Beatified:1675.06.20
Canonised:1726.12.27

Priest of Order of Observant Friars Minor.

IrelandBlessed Francis Taylor
Proinsias Táilliúir  (Gaeilge)

Born:1550? (Dublin, Ireland)
Died:1621.01.30 🩸 (Dublin, Ireland † 70)
Beatified:1992.09.27

Layperson of Dublin. Martyr.

ChinaSaint Francis Xavier, S.J.
Francisco Xavier
方濟・沙勿略  (正體中文)

Born:1506.04.07 (Javier, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1537.06.24
Died:1552.12.03 (Shangchuan Island, 廣東, China † 46)
Beatified:1619.10.25
Canonised:1622.03.12

Co-Founder of Society of Jesus (Jesuits) (1540.09.27)

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

ItalySaint Francis Xavier Bianchi, B.
Francesco Saverio Maria Bianchi

Born:1743.12.02 (Arpino, Lazio, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1767
Died:1815.01.31 (Napoli, Italy † 71)
Beatified:1893.01.22
Canonised:1951.10.21

Priest of Clerics Regular of Saint Paul (Barnabites).

USABlessed Francis Xavier Seelos, C.SS.R.

Born:1819.01.11 (Füssen, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1844.12.22
Died:1867.10.04 (New Orleans, LA, USA † 48)
Beatified:2000.04.09

Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists).

SpainBlessed Francisca Cualladó Baixauli

Born:1890.12.03 (Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.09.19 🩸 (Torres de Espioca, Benifaió, Valencia, Spain † 45)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Layperson of Valencia. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisca de la Encarnación, O.SS.T.
María Francisca Espejo Martos  (secular name)

Born:1873.02.02 (Martos, Jaén, Spain)
Died:1937.01.13 🩸 (Casilla de Martos, Jaén, Spain † 63)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Trinitarian Nuns. Martyr.

BrazilBlessed Francisca de Paula de Jesus Chica

Born:1810 (São João del-Rei, MG, Brazil)
Died:1895.06.14 (Baependi, MG, Brazil † 84)
Beatified:2013.05.04 (Baependi, Brazil)

Layperson of Campanha.

SpainBlessed Francisca de Santa Teresa, C.C.V
Francisca de Amezua Ibaibarriaga  (secular name)

Born:1881.03.09 (Abadiano, Vizcaya, Spain)
Died:1936.08.19 🩸 (El Saler, Valencia, Spain † 55)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Religious of Carmelite Sisters of Charity Vedruna. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisca del Corazón de Jesús, H.C.C.J.
Francisca Aldea Araújo  (secular name)

Born:1881.12.17 (Somolinos, Guadalajara, Spain)
Died:1936.07.20 🩸 (Canillejas, Madrid, Spain † 54)
Beatified:1998.05.10

Religious of Sisters of Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisca Javier de Rafelbuñol, T.C.
María Fenollosa Alcayna  (secular name)

Born:1901.05.24 (Rafelbunyol, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Gilet, Valencia, Spain † 35)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Religious of Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of the Holy Family. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Francisca Pinzokere
フランシスカ  (日本語)

Born: (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1627.08.16 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson of Nagasaki. Married. Member of Lay Dominicans. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Franciscana de la Virgen de los Dolores, S.C.
Francisca Ana Cirer Carbonell  (secular name)

Born:1781.06.01 (Sancellas, Spain)
Died:1855.02.27 (Sancellas, Spain † 73)
Beatified:1989.10.01

Religious of Institute of the Sisters of Charity.

SpainBlessed Francisco Alarcón Rubio

Born:1879.12.28 (Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1904.03.19
Died:1936.10.08 🩸 (Jaén, Spain † 56)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Alfredo, F.S.C.
Francisco Mallo Sánchez  (secular name)

Born:1916.08.16 (Santa Marina del Rey, León, Spain)
Died:1936.08.13 🩸 (El Torrent, Barcelona, Spain † 19)
Beatified:2007.10.28

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Alvares, S.J.

Born:1539? (Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal)
Died:1570.07.15 🩸 (Tazacorte, Spain † 30)
Beatified:1854.05.11 (equipollently)

Religious of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Álvarez Baena

Born:1880.03.22 (Fernán-Núñez, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1904.12.17
Died:1936.10.04 🩸 (Cañete de las Torres, Córdoba, Spain † 56)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

IndiaBlessed Francisco Aranha, S.J.

Born:1551 (Braga, Portugal)
Died:1583.07.15 🩸 (Cuncolim, India † 31)
Beatified:1893.04.30

Religious of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Arias Martín, O.H.

Born:1884.04.26 (Illiberri, Granada, Spain)
Died:1936.08.18 🩸 (Valdemoro, Madrid, Spain † 52)
Beatified:1992.10.25

Priest of Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Bandrés Sánchez, S.D.B.

Born:1896.04.24 (Hecho, Huesca, Spain)
Died:1936.08.02 🩸 (Barcelona, Spain † 40)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Barbancho González

Born:1905.10.26 (Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1928.12
Died:1936.08.20 🩸 (Belalcázar, Córdoba, Spain † 30)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Bejarano Fernández

Born:1877.06.01 (Añora, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1901.09.21
Died:1938.02.26 🩸 (Daimiel, Ciudad Real, Spain † 60)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainSaint Francisco Blanco, O.F.M. Disc.
フランシスコ・ブランコ  (日本語)

Born:1567? (Monterrey, Orense, Spain)
Died:1597.02.05 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 29)
Beatified:1627.09.14
Canonised:1862.06.08

Priest of Order of Discalced Friars Minor (Alcantarines, Discalced Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco, O.H.
Tobías Borrás Román  (secular name)

Born:1861.04.14 (San Jorge, Castellón, Spain)
Died:1936.02.11 🩸 (Valencia, Spain † 74)
Beatified:1992.10.25

Religious of Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Calvo Burillo, O.P.

Born:1881.11.21 (Hijár, Teruel, Spain)
Died:1936.08.01 🩸 (Híjar, Teruel, Spain † 54)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Carceller Galindo, Sch. P.

Born:1901.10.03 (Forcall, Castellón, Spain)
Died:1936.10.02 🩸 (Castellón, Spain † 34)
Beatified:1995.10.01

Priest of Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools (Piarists). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Carlés González, O.F.M.

Born:1894.01.14 (San Julián de Requeijo, Pontevedra, Spain)
Died:1936.09.22 🩸 (Azuaga, Badajoz, Spain † 42)
Beatified:2007.10.28

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Castán Meseguer, C.M.F.

Born:1911.02.01 (Fonz, Huesca, Spain)
Died:1936.08.15 🩸 (Barbastro, Huesca, Spain † 25)
Beatified:1992.10.25

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Castelló y Aleu

Born:1914.04.19 (Alicante, Spain)
Died:1936.09.29 🩸 (Lleida, Spain † 22)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Layperson of Lérida. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Cástor Sojo López

Born:1881.03.28 (Madrigalejo, Cáceres, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1903.12.19
Died:1936.09.13 🩸 (Ciudad Real, Spain † 55)
Beatified:2021.10.30 (Tortosa, Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Diocesan Labourer Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Martyr.

SpainSaint Francisco Coll y Guitart, O.P.

Born:1812.05.18 (Gombrèn, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1836.03.28
Died:1875.04.02 (Vic, Barcelona, Spain † 62)
Beatified:1979.04.29
Canonised:2009.10.11

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Founder of the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

SpainBlessed Francisco de Asís Arias Rivas

Born:1875.01.30 (Cantillana, Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1901.06.01
Died:1936.08.01 🩸 (Lora del Río, Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain † 61)
Beatified:2023.11.18 (Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain)

Priest of Sevilla (Spain) (1901.06.01 – 1936.08.01)

Priest. Martyr.

BrazilSaint Francisco de Bastos

Born: (Brazil)
Died:1645.10.03 🩸 (Uruaçu, RN, Brazil)
Beatified:2000.03.05
Canonised:2017.10.15

Layperson of Natal. Martyr.

ItalySaint Francisco de Borja, S.J.

Born:1510.10.28 (Gandía, Spain)
Died:1572.09.30 (Roma, Italy † 61)
Beatified:1624.11.23
Canonised:1671.04.12

Superior General of Society of Jesus (Jesuits) (1565.07.02 – 1572.09.30)

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

SpainBlessed Francisco de Haro Martínez

Born:1886.11.28 (Mazarrón, Murcia, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1912.08.04
Died:1936.08.31 🩸 (Pozo de la Lagarta, Tabernas, Almería, Spain † 49)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Almería. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco de Jesús María y José, O.C.D.
Francisco Palau y Quer  (secular name)

Born:1811.12.29 (Aitona, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1836.04.02
Died:1872.03.20 (Tarragona, Spain † 60)
Beatified:1988.04.24

Priest of Order of Discalced Carmelites (Teresian Carmelites). Founder of the Institute of the Sisters of Missionary Carmelites. Founder of Sisters of the Tertiary Missionary Carmelites.

PortugalSaint Francisco de Jesus Marto

Born:1908.06.11 (Aljustrel, Fátima, Portugal)
Died:1919.04.04 (Aljustrel, Fátima, Portugal † 10)
Beatified:2000.05.13 (Fátima, Portugal)
Canonised:2017.05.13 (Fátima, Portugal)

Layperson. Visionary of Our Lady of Fatima. Brother of Saint Jacinta de Jesus Marto.

JapanBlessed Francisco de Jesús Terrero de Ortega Pérez, O.A.R.
フランシスコ・デ・ヘスス  (日本語)

Born:1590.05 (Villamediana, Palencia, Spain)
Died:1632.09.03 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 42)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Priest of Order of Augustinian Recollects (Augustinian Recollects). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco de la Asunción, O.C.D.
Francesc Segalà Solé  (secular name)

Born:1912.05.25 (Montgay, Urgell, Lleida, Spain)
Died:1936.08.20 🩸 (Lleida, Spain † 24)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Order of Discalced Carmelites (Teresian Carmelites). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco de Magalhães, S.J.

Born:1549? (Vila de Alcácer do Sal, Setúbal, Portugal)
Died:1570.07.15 🩸 (Tazacorte, Spain † 20)
Beatified:1854.05.11 (equipollently)

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

SpainBlessed Francisco de Paula Ibáñez y Ibáñez

Born:1876.09.22 (Penáguila, Alicante, Spain)
Died:1936.08.19 🩸 (Llosa de Ranes, Valencia, Spain † 59)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Valencia. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco de Paula Ortega Montilla

Born:1868 (Spain)
Died:1936.07.23 🩸 (Puente Genil, Córdoba, Spain † 67)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Married. Martyr.

BrazilBlessed Francisco de Paula Victor

Born:1827.04.12 (Campanha, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1851.06.14
Died:1905.09.23 (Três Pontas, MG, Brazil † 78)
Beatified:2015.11.14 (Três Pontas, Brazil)

Priest of Mariana. Son of a black slave.

SpainBlessed Francisco de Sales Gómez Gil

Born:1894.10.30 (Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain)
Died:1936.09.04 🩸 (Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain † 41)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Married. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco de San Lorenzo, O.SS.T.
Francisco Euba y Gorroño  (secular name)

Born:1889.07.25 (Amorebieta, Vizcaya, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1911.12.23
Died:1936.08.27 🩸 (Alcázar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, Spain † 47)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

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

SpainSaint Francisco de San Miguel Andrade Arco, O.F.M. Disc.
フランシスコ・デ・サン・ミゲル  (日本語)

Born:1543 (la Parrilla, Valladolid, Spain)
Died:1597.02.05 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 53)
Beatified:1627.09.14
Canonised:1862.06.08

Religious of Order of Discalced Friars Minor (Alcantarines, Discalced Franciscans). Martyr.

JapanBlessed Francisco de Santa María, O.F.M. Disc.
フランシスコ・デ・サンタ・マリア  (日本語)

Born: (Montalbanejo, Cuenca, Spain)
Died:1627.08.16 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Priest of Order of Discalced Friars Minor (Alcantarines, Discalced Franciscans). Martyr.

ChinaSaint Francisco Díaz del Rincón, O.P.
施方濟  (正體中文)

Born:1713.10.02 (Ecija, Seville, Spain)
Died:1748.10.28 🩸 (Fuzhou, 福建, China † 35)
Beatified:1893.05.14
Canonised:2000.10.01

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Edreira Mosquera, S.D.B.

Born:1914.11.25 (La Coruña, Spain)
Died:1936.09.29 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 21)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Cleric of Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Escura Foix

Born:1898.05.20 (Benicarló, Castellón, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1923.05.23
Died:1936.09.06 🩸 (Benicarló, Castellón, Spain † 38)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Esteban Lacal, O.M.I.

Born:1888.02.08 (Soria, Spain)
Died:1936.11.28 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 48)
Beatified:2011.12.17 (Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Priest of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates). Martyr.

SpainSaint Francisco Fernández de Capillas, O.P.
劉方濟  (正體中文)

Born:1607.08.11 (Baquerín de Campos, Palencia, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1631
Died:1648.01.15 🩸 (Fu’an, 福建, China † 40)
Beatified:1909.05.02
Canonised:2000.10.01

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Fernández Escosura, O.P.

Born:1917.01.23 (Sotiello, Asturias, Spain)
Died:1936.12.03 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 19)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Fernández Sánchez Toril

Born:1854.10.04 (Cabeza del Buey, Badajoz, Spain)
Died:1936.11.28 🩸 (Cabeza del Buey, Badajoz, Spain † 82)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Married. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Fuente Puebla, O.E.S.A.

Born:1916.10.17 (Buenavista de Valdavia, Palencia, Spain)
Died:1936.11.30 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 20)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine (Augustinian Hermits). Martyr.

JapanBlessed Francisco Gálvez Iranzo, O.F.M. Disc.
フランシスコ・ガルベス  (日本語)

Born:1575? (Utiel, Cuenca, Spain)
Died:1623.12.04 🩸 (Tokyo, 東京都, 関東地方, Japan † 47)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Priest of Order of Discalced Friars Minor (Alcantarines, Discalced Franciscans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Gárate Aranguren, S.J.

Born:1857.02.03 (Azpeitia, Spain)
Died:1929.09.09 (Deusto, Spain † 72)
Beatified:1985.10.06

Religious of Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

SpainBlessed Francisco García Balanza

Born:1901.04.02 (Cartagena, Murcia, Spain)
Died:1936.08.25 🩸 (Cartagena, Murcia, Spain † 35)
Beatified:2017.11.11 (Madrid, Spain)

Layperson of Cartagena. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco García León

Born:1920.12.20 (Montoro, Córdoba, Spain)
Died:1936.07.22 🩸 (Montoro, Córdoba, Spain † 15)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco García Pareja

Born:1877.07.07 (Zaragoza, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1902.12.20
Died:1936.08.01 🩸 (Cañete de las Torres, Córdoba, Spain † 59)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Gargallo Gascón, O. de M.

Born:1872.02.24 (Castellote, Teruel, Spain)
Died:1936.08.07 🩸 (Muniesa, Teruel, Spain † 64)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Herruzo Ibáñez

Born:1894.08.19 (Obejo, Córdoba, Spain)
Died:1936.07.21 🩸 (Obejo, Córdoba, Spain † 41)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Married. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Izquierdo Pérez

Born:1918 (Spain)
Died:1936.08.04 🩸 (El Carpio, Córdoba, Spain † 17)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Layperson of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco José Martín López de Arroyave, S.D.B.

Born:1910.09.24 (Vitoria, Álava, Spain)
Died:1936.11.09 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 26)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Religious of Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Llach Candell, S.F.

Born:1889.12.07 (Torelló, Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.08.25 🩸 (Vila-rodona, Tarragona, Spain † 46)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Sons of the Holy Family of Jesus Mary and Joseph. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Llagostera Bonet, O. de M.

Born:1883.08.30 (Valls, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.08.20 🩸 (Lleida, Spain † 52)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco López-Gasco Fernández-Largo

Born:1888.10.04 (Villacañas, Toledo, Spain)
Died:1936.08.09 🩸 (La Villa de Don Fadrique, Toledo, Spain † 47)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Priest of Toledo. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco López Navarrete

Born:1892.03.02 (Villanueva del Arzobispo, Jaén, Spain)
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Orcera, Jaén, Spain † 44)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Jaén. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Magín, F.S.C.
Antonio Tost Llavería  (secular name)

Born:1915.01.17 (Montroig, Tarragona, Spain)
Died:1936.07.27 🩸 (Balsareny, Barcelona, Spain † 21)
Beatified:2007.10.28

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Manzano Cruz

Born:1881.01.15 (Adra, Almería, Spain)
Died:1936.08.02 🩸 (Rambla de Albuñol, Granada, Spain † 55)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Granada. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Maqueda López

Born:1914.10.10 (Villacañas, Toledo, Spain)
Died:1936.09.12 🩸 (Dosbarrios, Toledo, Spain † 21)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Seminarian of Toledo. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Marco Martínez, C.M.F.

Born:1917.02.01 (Odón, Teruel, Spain)
Died:1936.10.19 🩸 (Mas Claret, Sant Pere dels Arquells, Lleida, Spain † 19)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Marcos del Río, O.E.S.A.

Born:1874.01.27 (Lodoso, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.11.30 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 62)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Priest of Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine (Augustinian Hermits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco María de Torrente, T.C.
Justo Lerma Martínez  (secular name)

Born:1886.11.12 (Torrent, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1936.09.18 🩸 (Torrent, Valencia, Spain † 49)
Beatified:2001.03.11

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

SpainBlessed Francisco María, O. Carm.
Francisco Pérez y Pérez  (secular name)

Born:1917.01.30 (Ros, Burgos, Spain)
Died:1936.08.18 🩸 (Carabanchel Bajo, Madrid, Spain † 19)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco María Roura Farró, C.M.F.

Born:1913.01.01 (Sords de Cornellà, Girona, Spain)
Died:1936.08.15 🩸 (Barbastro, Huesca, Spain † 23)
Beatified:1992.10.25

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

SpainBlessed Francisco María Sánchez, O.S.B. Subl.

Born:1880.08.25 (Barcelona, Spain)
Died:1936.07.25 🩸 (Molins de Rei, Barcelona, Spain † 55)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Subiaco Benedictine Congregation. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Martín Fernández de Posadas

Born:1644.11.25 (Córdoba, Spain)
Died:1713.09.20 (Córdoba, Spain † 68)
Beatified:1818.09.20

Priest.

SpainBlessed Francisco Martínez Garrido

Born:1866.11.28 (Siles, Jaén, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1892
Died:1937.01.14 🩸 (Vélez-Rubio, Almería, Spain † 70)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Toledo. Martyr.

BrazilSaint Francisco Mendes Pereira

Born: (Brazil)
Died:1645.10.03 🩸 (Uruaçu, RN, Brazil)
Beatified:2000.03.05
Canonised:2017.10.15

Layperson of Natal. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Míguez Fernández, S.D.B.

Born:1887.02.09 (Corvillón, Pontevedra, Spain)
Died:1936.08.15 🩸 (Málaga, Spain † 49)
Beatified:2007.10.28

Priest of Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Milagro Mesa, C.M.F.

Born:1869.12.03 (Tarazona, Zaragoza, Spain)
Died:1936.10.19 🩸 (Mas Claret, Sant Pere dels Arquells, Lleida, Spain † 66)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Mitjá Mitjá, O. de M.

Born:1864.06.26 (Arbucias, Girona, Spain)
Died:1936.10 🩸 (Ivorra, Lleida, Spain † 72)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Religious of Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Monzón Romeo, O.P.

Born:1912.03.29 (Híjar, Teruel, Spain)
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Híjar, Teruel, Spain † 24)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

JapanBlessed Francisco Morales Sedeño, O.P.
フランシスコ・モラレス  (日本語)

Born:1567.10.14 (Madrid, Spain)
Died:1622.09.10 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 54)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Morales Valenzuela

Born:1877.09.22 (Alhama de Granada, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1900.06.06
Died:1936.08.01 🩸 (Alhama de Granada, Spain † 58)
Beatified:2022.02.26 (Granada, Granada, Spain)

Priest of Granada. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Morquillas Fermández, C.M.

Born:1889.06.17 (Sarracín, Burgos, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1915.08.29
Died:1936.11.30 🩸 (Paracuellos de Jarama, Madrid, Spain † 47)
Beatified:2017.11.11 (Madrid, Spain)

Priest of Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians, Lazarists). Martyr.

JapanBlessed Francisco Pacheco, S.J.
フランシスコ・パチェコ  (日本語)

Born:1566 (Ponte de Lima, Braga, Portugal)
Died:1626.06.20 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 59)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Pérez Godoy, S.J.

Born:1540? (Torrijos, Toledo, Spain)
Died:1570.07.15 🩸 (Tazacorte, Spain † 29)
Beatified:1854.05.11 (equipollently)

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

SyriaBlessed Francisco Pinazo Peñalver, O.F.M.

Born:1802.08.26 (Chopo, Alpuente, Valencia, Spain)
Died:1860.07.09 🩸 (Damascus, Syria † 57)
Beatified:1926.10.10

Religious of Order of Observant Friars Minor. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Polvorinos Gómez, O.M.I.

Born:1910.01.29 (Calaveras de Arriba, León, Spain)
Died:1936.07.24 🩸 (Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain † 26)
Beatified:2011.12.17 (Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Religious of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Remón Játiva, O.F.M. Conv.

Born:1890.09.22 (Caudé, Teruel, Spain)
Died:1936.07.31 🩸 (Los Tres Pinos, Granollers, Barcelona, Spain † 45)
Beatified:2001.03.11

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Roda Rodríguez

Born:1873.05.25 (Almería, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1896.12.19
Died:1936.08.31 🩸 (Pozo de la Lagarta, Tabernas, Almería, Spain † 63)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Almería. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Rodríguez Carmona

Born:1910.04.17 (Vera, Almería, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1933.06.11
Died:1936.08.30 🩸 (Barranco del Chisme, Almería, Spain † 26)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Almería. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Rodríguez Martínez

Born:1869.12.10 (Albox, Almería, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1894.05.19
Died:1936.09.13 🩸 (Puente del Río de Antas, Vera, Almería, Spain † 66)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Almería. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Romero Ortega

Born:1872.03.30 (Almería, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1896.05
Died:1936.08.28 🩸 (Huércal, Almería, Spain † 64)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Priest of Almería. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Roselló Hernández

Born:1907.02.28 (Cartagena, Murcia, Spain)
Died:1936.10.18 🩸 (Cartagena, Murcia, Spain † 29)
Beatified:2017.11.11 (Madrid, Spain)

Layperson of Cartagena. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Salamanca Bujalance

Born:1875.12.08 (Baena, Córdoba, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1899.12.23
Died:1939.01.12 🩸 (Villanueva de Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain † 63)
Beatified:2021.10.16 (Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)

Priest of Córdoba. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Salinas Sánchez

Born:1914.08.31 (Almería, Spain)
Died:1938.05.22 🩸 (Turón, Granada, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2017.03.25 (Almería, Spain)

Layperson of Almería. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Santos Caiderno, O.P.

Born:1913.03.07 (Nogarejas de Valdería, León, Castilla y Leon, Spain)
Died:1936.08.14 🩸 (El Picado, Almagro, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain † 23)
Beatified:2022.06.18 (Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain)

Religious of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Sendra Ivars

Born:1899.04.23 (Benissa, Alicante, Spain)
Died:1936.09.04 🩸 (Teulada, Alicante, Spain † 37)
Beatified:2001.03.11

Priest of Valencia. Martyr.

ChinaSaint Francisco Serrano Frías, O.P.
德方濟  (正體中文)

Born:1695.12.04 (Huéneja, Granada, Spain)
Died:1748.10.25 🩸 (Fuzhou, 福建, China † 52)
Beatified:1893.05.14
Canonised:2000.10.01

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Fujian 福建 (China) (1745.09.22 – 1747.05.26)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa (1745.09.22 – 1748.10.25 not possessed)

Vicar Apostolic of Fujian 福建 (China) (1747.05.26 – 1748.10.25)

Priest of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Simón Pérez, C.M.F.

Born:1916.01.29 (Murchante, Navarra, Comunidad Foral de Navarra, Spain)
Died:1936.10.19 🩸 (Mas Claret, Sant Pere dels Arquells, Lleida, Spain † 20)
Beatified:2017.10.21 (Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

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

SpainBlessed Francisco Solís Pedrajas

Born:1877.07.09 (Marmolejo, Jaén, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1900.12.22
Died:1937.04.03 🩸 (Mancha Real, Jaén, Spain † 59)
Beatified:2013.10.13 (Tarragona, Spain)

Priest of Jaén. Martyr.

SpainBlessed Francisco Tomás Serer, T.C.

Born:1911.10.10 (Alcalalí, Alicante, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1934.05.24
Died:1936.08.02 🩸 (Madrid, Spain † 24)
Beatified:2001.03.11

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

JapanBlessed Franciscus
フランシスコ  (日本語)

Born: (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Died:1619.10.06 🩸 (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Kyoto. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Bae Gwan-gyeom
배관겸 프란치스코  (한국어)

Born:1740? (Dangjin, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1800.01.07 🩸 (Cheongju, Chungcheong-do, South Korea † 59)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Bang
방 프란치스코  (한국어)
方  (正體中文)

Born: (Myeoncheon, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1799.01.21 🩸 (Hongju, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

South KoreaSaint Franciscus Ch’oe Kyŏng-hwan
최경환 프란치스코  (한국어)
崔京煥  (正體中文)

Born:1805 (Taraekkol, Hongjugun, Ch’ungch’ŏng, South Korea)
Died:1839.09.12 🩸 (Seoul, South Korea † 33)
Beatified:1925.07.05
Canonised:1984.05.06 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Married. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Choe Bong-han
최봉한 프란치스코  (한국어)
崔奉漢  (正體中文)

Born: (Hongju, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1815.05 🩸 (Daegu, Gyeongsang-do, South Korea)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

JapanSaint Franciscus de Miyako
フランシスコ医師  (日本語)

Born:1548 (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Died:1597.02.05 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 48)
Beatified:1627.09.14
Canonised:1862.06.08

Layperson of Nagasaki. Member of Secular Franciscans. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Hashimoto
フランシスコ 橋本  (日本語)

Born:1611? (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Died:1619.10.06 🩸 (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan † 7)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Kyoto. Son of Blessed Ioannes Hashimoto Tahyōe and Blessed Thecla Hashimoto. Martyr.

JapanSaint Franciscus Kichi
カヨフランシスコ吉  (日本語)

Born: (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Died:1597.02.05 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1627.09.14
Canonised:1862.06.08

Layperson of Nagasaki. Member of Secular Franciscans. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Kim Hui-seong
김희성 프란치스코  (한국어)
金稀成  (正體中文)

Born:1765 (Yesan, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1816.12.19 🩸 (Daegu, Gyeongsang-do, South Korea † 50)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Kim Jong-gyo
김종교 프란치스코  (한국어)
金宗敎  (正體中文)

Born:1754 (Seoul, South Korea)
Died:1801.10.04 🩸 (Jeonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea † 46)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Kim Sa-jip
김사집 프란치스코  (한국어)

Born:1744 (Deoksan, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1802.01.25 🩸 (Cheongju, Chungcheong-do, South Korea † 57)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Kuhyōe
フランシスコ九兵衛  (日本語)

Born: (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1627.08.16 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson of Nagasaki. Catechist. Member of Secular Franciscans. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus
Leo Kurōbyōe Nakamura  (secular name)
レオン九郎兵衛  (日本語)

Born: (Chikugo, 福岡県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1627.08.16 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson of Nagasaki. Married. Member of Lay Dominicans. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Nihachi
フランシスコ・同息子  (日本語)

Born:1623 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1628.09.08 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 4)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson. Son of Blessed Ludovicus Nihachi. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus of Saint Bonaventure, O.F.M. Disc.
フランシスコ・デ・ブエナベントゥラ  (日本語)

Born: (Musashi, 東京都, 関東地方, Japan)
Died:1622.09.12 🩸 (Ōmura, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Religious of Order of Discalced Friars Minor (Alcantarines, Discalced Franciscans). Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Pak Gyeong-jin
박경진 프란치스코  (한국어)

Born:1835 (Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1868.09.28 🩸 (Juksan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea † 32)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Married. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Shizaburo
フランシスコ 庄三郎  (日本語)

Born: (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Died:1619.10.06 🩸 (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Kyoto. Son of Blessed Cosmas. Martyr.

JapanSaint Franciscus Shōemon, O.P.
フランシスコ正右衛門  (日本語)

Born: (Japan)
Died:1633.08.14 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Beatified:1981.02.18 (Manila, Philippines)
Canonised:1987.10.18

Religious of Order of Preachers (Dominicans). Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Takeya
フランシスコ竹屋  (日本語)

Born:1610 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1622.09.11 🩸 (Nishizaka, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 11)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson. Son of Blessed Cosmas Takeya Sozaburō and Blessed Agnes Takeya. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Tōyama Jintarō
フランシスコ 遠山 甚太郎  (日本語)

Born:1600? (Yamanashi, 山梨県, 中部地方, Japan)
Died:1624.02.16 🩸 (Hiroshima, 広島県, 中国地方, Japan † 23)
Beatified:2008.11.24 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Layperson of Hiroshima. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Xaverius Hong Gyo-man
홍교만 프란치스코 하비에르  (한국어)
洪敎萬  (正體中文)

Born:1738 (Seoul, South Korea)
Died:1801.04.08 🩸 (Small West Gate, Seoul, South Korea † 62)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

JapanBlessed Franciscus Yakichi
フランシスコ・同息子  (日本語)

Born:1619 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Died:1622.10.02 🩸 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan † 2)
Beatified:1867.07.07

Layperson of Nagasaki. Son of Blessed Ludovicus Yakichi and Blessed Lucia. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Yi Bo-hyeon
이보현 프란치스코  (한국어)
李步玄  (正體中文)

Born:1773 (Deoksan, Chungcheong-do, South Korea)
Died:1800.01.09 🩸 (Haemi, Chungcheong-do, South Korea † 26)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

South KoreaBlessed Franciscus Yun Ji-heon
윤지헌 프란치스코  (한국어)
尹持憲  (正體中文)

Born:1764 (Jinsan, Jeolla-do, South Korea)
Died:1801.10.24 🩸 (Jeonju, Jeolla-do, South Korea † 36)
Beatified:2014.08.16 (Seoul, South Korea)

Layperson. Martyr.

ChinaSaint Franciscus Zhang Rong
張榮・方濟  (正體中文)

Born:1838? (Qizi, Yangqu Co., 山西, China)
Died:1900.07.09 🩸 (Taiyuan, 山西, China † 61)
Beatified:1946.11.24
Canonised:2000.10.01

Seminarian of Northern Shansi 山西北境. Member of Secular Franciscans. Martyr.

NetherlandsSaint Francisus de Roye, O.F.M. Obs.
Frans  (Nederlands)

Born:1549 (Brussels, Belgium)
Died:1572.07.09 🩸 (Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands † 22)
Beatified:1675.11.24
Canonised:1867.06.29

Priest of Order of Observant Friars Minor. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Franciszek Dachtera

Born:1910.09.22 (Salno, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1933.06.10
Died:1944.08.22 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 33)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Gniezno (Poland) (1933.06.10 – 1944.08.22)

Priest. Martyr.

GermanyBlessed Franciszek Drzewiecki, F.D.P.

Born:1908.02.26 (Zduny, Łódzkie, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.06
Died:1942.08.10 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 34)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Sons of Divine Providence. Martyr.

GermanyBlessed Franciszek Kęsy

Born:1920.11.13 (Berlin, Germany)
Died:1942.08.24 🩸 (Dresden, Germany † 21)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Layperson of Poznań. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Franciszek Rogaczewski

Born:1892.12.23 (Lipinki, Świecie, Warlubie, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1918.03.16
Died:1940.01.11 🩸 (KZ Stutthof, Nowy Dwór Gdański, Poland † 47)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Gdańsk. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Franciszek Rosłaniec

Born:1889.12.19 (Wyśmierzyce, Mazowieckie, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1914
Died:1942.10.14 🩸 (KZ Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany † 52)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Priest of Radom (Poland) (1914 – 1942.10.14)

Priest. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Franciszek Stryjas

Born:1882.01.26 (Popowo, Mazowieckie, Poland)
Died:1944.07.31 🩸 (Kalisz, Wielkopolskie, Poland † 62)
Beatified:1999.06.13 (Warszawa, Poland)

Layperson of Kalisz. Married. Martyr.

PolandBlessed Franciszek Ulma

Born:1940.04.03 (Markowa, Poland)
Died:1944.03.24 🩸 (Markowa, Poland † 3)
Beatified:2023.09.10 (Markowa, Poland)

Layperson. Child of Blessed Józef Ulma and Blessed Wiktoria Ulma. Martyr.

ItalySaint Franco da Assergi, O.S.B.

Born:1154 (Roio Piano, Italy)
Died:XIII century

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

ItalyBlessed Franco Lippi, O. Carm.

Died:1291.12.11 (Siena, Italy)
Beatified:1670.06 (equipollently)

Hermit of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites).

FranceBlessed François Balmain, S.J.

Born:1733.05.23 (Luzy, Nièvre, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 59)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-César Londiveau

Born:1764.06.11 (Saint-Calais, Sarthe, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 28)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Le Mans. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Chartier

Born:1752.06.06 (Marigné, Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.03.22 🩸 (Angers, France † 41)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Priest of Angers. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François d’Oudinot de la Boissière

Born:1746.09.03 (Saint-Germain, Haute-Vienne, France)
Died:1794.09.07 🩸 (ship at Deux-Associés, Rochefort, France † 48)
Beatified:1995.10.01

Priest of Limoges. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Dardan

Born:1733.06.13 (Isturitz, Saint-Martin d’Arberoue, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 59)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Paris. Martyr.

CanadaSaint François de Laval de Montmorency, M.E.P.

Dieu ayde au premier baron chrestien

Born:1623.04.30 (Montigny-sur-Avre, France)
Ordained Priest:1647.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1658.12.08 (clandestinely)
Died:1708.05.06 (Québec, QC, Canada † 85)
Beatified:1980.06.22
Canonised:2014.04.03 (equipollently)

Titular Bishop of Petra (1658.04.11 – 1674.10.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-France (Canada) (1658.04.11 – 1674.10.01)

Bishop of Québec (Canada) (1674.10.01 – 1688.01.24)

Bishop and religious of Paris Foreign Missions Society. First bishop of Canada.

FranceBlessed François Duchesne

Born:1736.01.08 (Laval, Mayenne, France)
Died:1794.01.21 🩸 (Laval, Mayenne, France † 58)
Beatified:1955.06.19

Priest of Laval. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Dumasrambaud de Calandelle

Born:1754.10.18 (La Chaussade, Creuse, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 37)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Limoges. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Hunot

Born:1753.02.12 (Brienon-l’Archevêque, Yonne, France)
Died:1794.10.06 🩸 (ship at Washington, Rochefort, France † 41)
Beatified:1995.10.01

Priest of Sens. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Hyacinthe Lé Livec de Trésurin, S.J.

Born:1726.05.05 (Quimper, Finistère, France)
Died:1792.09.03 🩸 (Paris, France † 66)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

VietnamSaint François-Isidore Gagelin, M.E.P.

Born:1799.05.10 (Montperreux, Doubs, France)
Ordained Priest:1822
Died:1833.10.17 🩸 (Bãi Dâu, Saigon, Vietnam † 34)
Beatified:1900.05.27
Canonised:1988.06.19

Priest of Paris Foreign Missions Society. Martyr.

VietnamSaint François Jaccard, M.E.P.

Born:1799.09.16 (Onion, Haute-Savoie, France)
Ordained Priest:1823.03.15
Died:1838.09.21 🩸 (Nhan Biều, Quảng Tri, Vietnam † 39)
Beatified:1900.05.27
Canonised:1988.06.19

Priest of Paris Foreign Missions Society. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Joseph de La Rochefoucauld

Born:1736.04.28 (Angoulême, Charente, France)
Consecrated Bishop:1772.06.22
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 56)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Bishop of Beauvais (France) (1772.06.22 – 1792.09.02)

Bishop. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Joseph Monnier

Born:1763.03.18 (Paris, France)
Died:1792.09.03 🩸 (Paris, France † 29)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Paris. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Joseph Pey

Born:1759.01.29 (Solliès-Pont, Var, France)
Ordained Priest:1784.08.10
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Abbey of St-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, France † 33)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Paris. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Lefranc, C.I.M.

Born:1739.03.26 (Vire, Calvados, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 53)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists). Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Louis Hébert, C.I.M.

Born:1735.09.14 (Crouttes, Orne, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 56)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Coadjutor Superior General of Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists) (1782 – 1792.09.02)

Priest of Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists). Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Louis Méallet de Fargues

Born:1764.07.07 (Vitrac, Puy-de-Dôme, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 28)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Clermont. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Mayaudon

Born:1739.05.04 (Terrasson, Dordogne, France)
Died:1794.09.11 🩸 (ship at Deux-Associés, Rochefort, France † 55)
Beatified:1995.10.01

Priest of Soissons. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Migoret-Lamberdière

Born:1728 (Saint-Fraimbault-de-Lassay, Mayenne, France)
Died:1794.01.21 🩸 (Laval, Mayenne, France † 65)
Beatified:1955.06.19

Priest of Laval. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Peltier

Born:1728.04.26 (Savennières, Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.01.05 🩸 (Angers, France † 65)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Priest of Angers. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François-Urbain Salins de Niart

Born:1760.05.23 (Neuf-Brisach, Haut-Rhin, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 32)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Pamiers. Martyr.

FranceBlessed François Varheilhe-Duteil, S.J.

Born:1734.06.15 (Felletin, Creuse, France)
Died:1792.09.02 🩸 (Paris, France † 58)
Beatified:1926.10.17

Priest of Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Bellanger

Born:1735.06.24 (La Trinité-d’Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.02.01 🩸 (Avrillé, France † 58)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Layperson of Angers. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Bonneau

Born:1763? (Saint-Léger-en-Anjou (a.k.a. Saint-Léger-sous-Cholet), Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.02.01 🩸 (Avrillé, France † 30)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Layperson of Angers. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise d’Amboise, O. Carm.

Born:1427.05.09 (Thouars, France)
Died:1485.11.04 (Bouguenais, France † 58)
Beatified:1863.07.16 (equipollently)

Religious of Carmelite Sisters.

ItalySaint Françoise de Sales, O.S.F.S.
Léonie Aviat  (secular name)

Born:1844.09.16 (Sézanne, Marne, France)
Died:1914.01.10 (Perugia, Italy † 69)
Beatified:1992.09.27
Canonised:2001.11.25

Religious and founder of Congregation of the Sisters Oblates of St. Francis de Sales in Troyes.

FranceBlessed Françoise Mézière

Born:1745.08.25 (Mézangers, Mayenne, France)
Died:1794.02.05 🩸 (Laval, Mayenne, France † 48)
Beatified:1955.06.19

Layperson of Laval. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Michau

Born:1765? (France)
Died:1794.02.01 🩸 (Avrillé, France † 28)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Layperson of Angers. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Micheneau veuve Gillot

Born:1737.05.19 (Chanteloup-les-Bois, Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.04.16 🩸 (Avrillé, France † 56)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Layperson of Angers. Married. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Pagis épouse Railleau

Born:1732.10.14 (Gouis, Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.02.01 🩸 (Avrillé, France † 61)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Layperson of Angers. Married. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Suhard veuve Ménard

Born:1731.02.05 (Saint-Gemmes-d’Andigné, Maine-et-Loire, France)
Died:1794.04.16 🩸 (Avrillé, France † 63)
Beatified:1984.02.19

Layperson of Angers. Married. Martyr.

FranceBlessed Françoise Tréhet, S.C.E.

Born:1756.04.08 (Saint-Mars-sur-la-Futaie, Mayenne, France)
Died:1794.03.20 🩸 (Laval, Mayenne, France † 37)
Beatified:1955.06.19

Religious of Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Evron. Martyr.

AlbaniaBlessed Frano Gjini

Born:1886.02.20 (Shkodra, Albania)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1930.10.28
Died:1948.03.11 🩸 (Lezhe, Albania † 62)
Beatified:2016.11.05 (Shkodër, Shkodër, Albania)

Abbot Ordinary of Shën Llezhri i Oroshit (Albania) (1930.06.29 – 1946.01.04)

Titular Bishop of Semta (1930.07.03 – 1946.01.04)

Bishop of Lezhë (Albania) (1946.01.04 – 1948.03.11)

Bishop. Martyr.

SyriaBlessed Fransīs Masābkī (Maronite Rite)

Born: (Damascus, Syria)
Died:1860.07.09 🩸 (Damascus, Syria)
Beatified:1926.10.10
Canonised:pending

Layperson of Damascus (Maronite Rite). Brother of Saint ’Abd-al-Mu’tī Masābkī and Saint Rūfayīl Masābkī. Married. Martyr.

GermanyBlessed Franz Jägerstätter

Born:1907.05.20 (Sankt Radegund, Austria)
Died:1943.08.09 🩸 (Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany † 36)
Beatified:2007.10.26 (Linz, Austria)

Layperson. Martyr.

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