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St. Francis Calendar for April 2019


Move the cursor over an underlined calendar event to view more information. The notes on saints’ days are used with permission.* Events are held at their usual St. Francis location unless otherwise noted. The regular Mass schedule for the current week is also available.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 
 
 
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 Commemoration of St. Francis of PaolaSaint Francis was born at Paola in Calabria in 1416. He founded a congregation of hermits, which was later entitled the Order of Minims, and approved by the Apostolic See in 1506. He died at Tours in France in 1507.

 
 
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 Commemoration of St. IsidoreSaint Isidore was born around the year 560 at Seville in Spain. After his father’s death he was raised by his brother Leander. He was appointed bishop of Seville, and wrote many learned works. As bishop, he called together several councils in Spain and presided over them with wisdom. He died in 636.

 
 
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 Commemoration of St. Vincent FerrerSaint Vincent Ferrer was born at Valencia in Spain in 1350. He joined the Dominican Order and taught theology. As a preacher, he traveled through many regions and instructed many people to observe the true teachings of their faith and to reform their lives. He died at Vannes in France in 1419.

 
 
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7
 Fifth Sunday of Lent

 
 
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10
 
 
 
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 Commemoration of St. StanislausSaint Stanislaus was born in the town of Szczepanow in Poland around the year 1030. He studied in Paris and was ordained to te priesthood. In 1071 he succeeded Bishop Lambert at Cracow. In this post he ruled as a good shepherd by helping the poor and visiting his clerics every year. He courageously rebuked King Boleslaus who put him to death in 1097.

 
 
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 Commemoration of St. Martin ISaint Martin was born at Todi in Umbria. He became a member of the clergy of Rome and was elected pope in 649. He convened the council which condemned the heresy of the Monothelites. In 653 he was taken prisoner by the Emperor Constans and detained in Constantinople where he was forced to suffer many indignities. Finally, having been exiled to Kherson, he died in 656.

 
 
14
 Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

 
 
15
 Monday in Holy Week

 
 
16
 Tuesday in Holy Week

 
 
17
 Wednesday in Holy Week

 
 
18
 Holy Thursday

 
 
19
 Good Friday

 
 
20
 Holy Saturday

 
 
21
 Easter Sunday

 
 
22
 Monday in Easter Week

 
 
23
 Tuesday in Easter Week

 
 
24
 Wednesday in Easter Week

 
 
25
 Thursday in Easter Week

 
 
26
 Friday in Easter Week

 
 
27
 Saturday in Easter Week

 
 
28
 Second Sunday of Easter

 
 
29
 St. Catherine of SienaSaint Catherine was born at Siena in 1347. While still a young girl, she sought the way of perfection and entered the Third Order of Saint Dominic. On fire with love of God and neighbor, she established peace and concord between cities, vigorously fought for the rights and freedom of the Roman Pontiff, and promoted the renewal of religious life. She also composed works of doctrine and spiritual inspiration. She died in 1380.

 
 
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 St. Pius VSaint Pius V was born near Alessandria in Italy in 1504. He entered the Dominican Order and taught theology. After being ordained a bishop and named a cardinal, he became pope in 1566. He vigorously implemented the reform of the Church begun at the Council of Trent, promoted the spread of the faith and renewed divine worship. He died on May 1, 1572.

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
1    Monday
 
2    Tuesday
 Commemoration of St. Francis of PaolaSaint Francis was born at Paola in Calabria in 1416. He founded a congregation of hermits, which was later entitled the Order of Minims, and approved by the Apostolic See in 1506. He died at Tours in France in 1507.
3    Wednesday
 
4    Thursday
 Commemoration of St. IsidoreSaint Isidore was born around the year 560 at Seville in Spain. After his father’s death he was raised by his brother Leander. He was appointed bishop of Seville, and wrote many learned works. As bishop, he called together several councils in Spain and presided over them with wisdom. He died in 636.
5    Friday
 Commemoration of St. Vincent FerrerSaint Vincent Ferrer was born at Valencia in Spain in 1350. He joined the Dominican Order and taught theology. As a preacher, he traveled through many regions and instructed many people to observe the true teachings of their faith and to reform their lives. He died at Vannes in France in 1419.
6    Saturday
 
7    Sunday
 Fifth Sunday of Lent
8    Monday
 
9    Tuesday
 
10    Wednesday
 
11    Thursday
 Commemoration of St. StanislausSaint Stanislaus was born in the town of Szczepanow in Poland around the year 1030. He studied in Paris and was ordained to te priesthood. In 1071 he succeeded Bishop Lambert at Cracow. In this post he ruled as a good shepherd by helping the poor and visiting his clerics every year. He courageously rebuked King Boleslaus who put him to death in 1097.
12    Friday
 
13    Saturday
 Commemoration of St. Martin ISaint Martin was born at Todi in Umbria. He became a member of the clergy of Rome and was elected pope in 649. He convened the council which condemned the heresy of the Monothelites. In 653 he was taken prisoner by the Emperor Constans and detained in Constantinople where he was forced to suffer many indignities. Finally, having been exiled to Kherson, he died in 656.
14    Sunday
 Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion
15    Monday
 Monday in Holy Week
16    Tuesday
 Tuesday in Holy Week
17    Wednesday
 Wednesday in Holy Week
18    Thursday
 Holy Thursday
19    Friday
 Good Friday
20    Saturday
 Holy Saturday
21    Sunday
 Easter Sunday
22    Monday
 Monday in Easter Week
23    Tuesday
 Tuesday in Easter Week
24    Wednesday
 Wednesday in Easter Week
25    Thursday
 Thursday in Easter Week
26    Friday
 Friday in Easter Week
27    Saturday
 Saturday in Easter Week
28    Sunday
 Second Sunday of Easter
29    Monday
 St. Catherine of SienaSaint Catherine was born at Siena in 1347. While still a young girl, she sought the way of perfection and entered the Third Order of Saint Dominic. On fire with love of God and neighbor, she established peace and concord between cities, vigorously fought for the rights and freedom of the Roman Pontiff, and promoted the renewal of religious life. She also composed works of doctrine and spiritual inspiration. She died in 1380.
30    Tuesday
 St. Pius VSaint Pius V was born near Alessandria in Italy in 1504. He entered the Dominican Order and taught theology. After being ordained a bishop and named a cardinal, he became pope in 1566. He vigorously implemented the reform of the Church begun at the Council of Trent, promoted the spread of the faith and renewed divine worship. He died on May 1, 1572.

*Hagiographical information from the English translation of The Liturgy of the Hours © 1974, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.

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