Thursday, August 21, 2008

Catholic Wonderworkers: 16th Century

16th Century
St. Alexander Briant () [1556-12/1/1581] - (1) ; (2)

St. Alexander Sauli of Milan (blue-blooded Superior-General of Barnabites, bishop of Aleria, bishop of Pavia, & Apostle of Corsica) [2/15/1534-10/11/1592] - (1) prophecies; (2) calmed storms; (3) other miracles during his lifetime; (4) several posthumous miracles

St. Alonso de Orozco Mena (Augustinian preacher, missionary, prior, & reformer priest) [10/17/1500-9/19/1591] - (1)

Bl. Alphonsus Pacheco (Jesuit martyr) [1551-7/25/1583] - (1) incorrupt body

Bl. Andrew of Aragon () [†2/5/1500] - (1)

St. Angela Merici (virgin foundress of the Order of Ursulines) [3/21/1474-1/27/1540] - (1) incorruptible body; (2) vision of her sister in Heaven; (3) vision revealing that she would found order of virgins devoted to teaching Catholicism to young ladies; (4) blinded when she went to Crete in the Holy Land (ארץ הקודש), then cured of blindness on her return trip when she prayed before a cross; (5) prophesied, "I shall continue to be more alive than I was in this life, and I shall see you better and shall love more the good deeds which I shall see you doing continually, and I shall be able to help you more"
St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria () [1502-7/5/1539] - (1) incorrupt body

St. Antonius of Florence (Dominican Archbishop of Florence and Protector of the Poor) [3/1/1389-5/2/1459] - (1)

Bl. Archangelus Canetoli of Bologna () [1460-4/16/1513] - (1)

St. Benedict the Moor (monk) [1526-4/4/1589] – (1) prophesied the day and hour of his death; (2) healings; (3) incorrupt body found several years after his repose

Bl. Benignus Romanus of Palermo () [†3/26/1544] - (1)

St. Cajetan of Italy (founder of the Theatines & co-founder of the Somaschi) [10/1480-8/7/1547] - (1)

Bl. Camilla Battista Varani (Poor Clare abbess) [4/9/1458-5/31/1524] - (1) ; (2)

St. Catherine of Genoa () [1447-9/15/1510] - (1)

St. Catherine Tomás of Palma () [5/1/1533-4/5/1574] - (1) ; (2)

St. Catherine del Ricci (Dominican tertiary prioress) [4/23/1522-2/2/1590] - (1) met St. Philip Neri in a vision while he was alive in Rome; (2) bilocation; (3) Christ gave her a ring which appeared to her as gold set with diamond and to everyone else as a red lozenge and circlet, in order to signify her mystical marriage to Him; (4) stigmata; (5) at age 20 started 12-year cycle of weekly ecstasies of the Passion from noon Thursday until 4:00 P.M. Friday, and nuns could see she was wounded in order that Christ was wounded during His Passion and at the end of each experience her shoulder was indented from the Cross; (6) Lent 1542 meditated so completely on the Passion that she got sick but was healed when she saw the Risen Christ conversing with St. Mary Magdalene; (7) in 1554 Christ answered the prayers of her sisters that her wounds would become less visible; (8) guardian angel taught her prayers for the Rosary when she was a child

St. Charles Borromeo (Archbishop of Milan) [10/2/1538-11/3/1584] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) ; (3)

St. Christina Ciccarelli () [2/24/1481-1/18/1543] - (1)

Bl. Columba of Rieti () [2/2/1467-5/20/1501] - (1)

Bl. Dominic Spadafora of Randazzo (Dominican founder & first superior of priory of Our Lady of Grace in Monte Cerignone) [1450-12/21/1521] - (1) incorrupt relics; (2)

St. Edmund Campion of London (Jesuit great-martyr) [1/25/1540-12/1/1581] - (1)

Bl. Edward Waterson of England (martyr under the Protestant yoke) [†1/7/1594] - (1)

Bl. Elizabeth the Good Recluse of Reute (Franciscan tertiary) [11/25/1386-11/25/1420] - (1) ecstasies most of her life; (2) visions of Heaven; (3) visions of Purgatory; (4) visions of Hell; (5) constantly painful stigmata, including wounds from Crown of Thorns and Scourging, bled on Fridays and during Lent; (6) posthumous miracles; (7) clairvoyance: read hearts; (8) prophesied the election of Martin V and the end of the Western Schism; (9) conquered demonic temptations; (10) inedia

St. Felix of Cantalice () [5/18/1515-5/18/1587] - (1)

St. Francis Borgia () [10/28/1510-9/30/1571] - (1)

St. Francis of Paola (mendicant friar and the founder of the Roman Catholic Order of the Minims) [3/27/1416-4/2/1507](1) levitation; (2) one of three children of barren parents thanks to intercession of St. Francis of Assisi; (3) prophesied capture of Oranto by Ottoman Turks in 1480 and subsequent recovery by King of Naples; (4) clairvoyance: read minds; (5) in 1464 laid cloak on water and tied one end to his staff to make a sail and sailed with his companions across Straits of Messina to Sicily; (6) incorrupt body found in 1562 before being burned by Huguenots; (7) St. Francis of Assisi immediately healed his swollen eye when his parents vowed that he would spend a whole year in the "little habit" of St. Francis; (8) joined Franciscans at age 13 after a Franciscan friar appeared in a vision telling him to fulfill the promise

St. Francis Xavier (Apostle of the Far East who converted more people to Christianity than anyone since St. Paul) [4/7/1506-12/3/1552] – (1) incorrupt relics; (2) levitation; (3) bled as if he were alive when doctor examined him 1.5 years after his repose
Bl. Gratia of Cattaro (Augustinian lay brother) [10/27/1438-11/9/1508] - (1) ; (2) ; (3)

Bl. Hosanna of Cattaro (convert from Orthodoxy) [1493-4/27/1565] - (1) ; (2) ; (3)

St. Ignatius of Loyola (Íñigo Oñaz López de Loyola: founder of the Jesuits) [10/23/1491-7/31/1556] - (1) resurrecting the dead

Princess St. Jane of Valois () [1464-2/4/1505] - (1)

St. Jerome Emiliani () [1481-2/8/1537] - (1) after he was captured by Venetian soldiers on 8/27/1511 and chained in a dungeon he prayed to Our Lady and she appeared to him together with Child Jesus and freed him

St. John of God (João Cidade: founder of the Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God) [3/8/1495-3/8/1550] : (1) devoted his life to caring for sick and poor after being healed when St. John of Avila visited him in a madhouse; (2) stigmata

St. John of the Cross () [6/24/1542-12/14/1591] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) ; (3) ; (4)

Bl. John Felton of London (married layman & martyr) [†8/8/1570] - (1)

St. John Fisher of Rochester (cardinal bishop martyred by Protestants) [1459-6/22/1535] - (1) incorrupt body on display for two weeks, attracting so much attention that it was thrown into the Thames

Bl. John Forest (martyr under Protestant yoke) [1471-5/22/1538] - (1)

Bl. John Licci of Caccamo () [1400-11/14/1511] - (1)

Bl. John Nelson of England (martyr under the Protestant yoke) [1534-2/3/1578] - (1)

Bl. John Righi of Fabriano (Franciscan hermit) [1469-3/11/1539] - (1)

Bl. John Baptist Spagnuolo of Mantua () [4/17/1447-3/20/1516] - (1)

St. John Stone () [†12/27/1539] - (1)

Bl. Ladislas of Gielniów () [1440-5/4/1505] - (1)

St. Louis Bertrand of Valencia ( & Apostle of South America) [1/1/1526-10/9/1581] - (1)

Bl. Louise degli Albertoni () [1474-1/31/1533] - (1)

Bl. Lucia Brocadelli of Narni (Dominican nun) [12/13/1476-11/1544] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) vision of Theotókos at age five; (2) at age seven had vision of Theotókos and St. Dominic in which St. Dominic gave her the scapular; (3) Theotókos and Sts. Dominic and Catherine of Siena appeared to her advising her to contract legal marriage to Count Pietro de Alessio of Milan but remain a virgin; (4) often visited in the evening by Sts. Catherine of Siena, Agnes of Rome, and Agnes of Montepulciano who helped her make bread for the poor; (5) visited bodily by Jesus; (6) became stigmatic on 2/25/1496; (7) frequent ecstasies; (8) visited by the stigmatic Bl. Catherine Mattei of Racconigi via bilocation, and her prayers cured Catherine of the stigmata

Bl. Magdalen Panattieri of Turino (Dominican tertiary nun) [1443-10/13/1503] - (1) ; (2)

Bl. Marc Marconi of Italy () [1480-2/24/1510] - (1) incorrupt body

Bl. Margaret of Lorraine (blue-blooded widow & Poor Clare nun) [1463-11/2/1521] - (1)

Bl. Margareta Kratz (Premonstratensian nun) [1430-5/4/1532] - (1)

Bl. Maria Bartolomea Bagnesi of Florence () [8/15/1514-5/28/1577] - (1)

Bl. Mary-Bartholomew of Florence () [8/15/1514-5/28/1577] - (1)

Bl. Michael Pini () [1445-1/27/1522] - (1)

Bl. Osanna of Mantua (Dominican tertiary nun) [1/17/1449-1505] - (1) stigmata; (2) vision of angels, Paradise, and the Trinity at age five; (3) incorrupt body; (4)

St. Pascal Baylon () [5/24/1540-5/15/1592] - (1)

St. Peter of Alcántara (Peter Garavita: ) [1499-10/18/1562] - (1) ; (2) ; (3)

St. Peter Baptist (Franciscan martyr) [1545-2/5/1597] - (1) incorrupt body despite exposure to the elements for two months; (2) seen posthumously celebrating Mass; (3) other miracles

St. Peter Canisius (Peter Kanis: Jesuit Church Doctor, Hammer of Protestantism, and Second Apostle of Germany) [5/9/1521-12/21/1597] - (1)

St. Philip of Jesus (Franciscan friar martyred by the Japanese) [1575-2/5/1597] - (1)

St. Philip Neri (founder of society of secular priests known as the "Congregation of the Oratory") [7/22/1515-5/25/1595] - (1) resurrecting the dead; (2) incorruptible relics; (3) levitation; (4) 1545: two of his ribs had been broken, an when his heart expanded while he fervently prayed in the catacombs

Pope St. Pius V (Antonio Ghislieri: fighter against Protestantism) [1/17/1504-5/1/1572](1) ; (2)

St. Ralph Sherwin () [1550-12/1/1581] - (1)

Bl. Rudolph Aquaviva () [10/2/1550-7/25/1583] - (1)

St. Salvator of Horta () [1520-3/18/1567] - (1)

St. Stanislaus Kostka of Poland (Jesuit novice) [10/1550-8/14/1568] - (1)

Bl. Stephana de Quinzanis (Dominican abbess) [1457-1/2/1530] - (1) stigmata; (2) visions of Dominican saints since age seven; (3) vision of Bl. Matthew Carrieri soon after he died; (4) 21 witnesses testified in still extant account that she experienced various stages of Christ's Passion in 1497; (5) like St. Thomas Aquinas to whom she prayed after she imitated him and threw herself on a cartload of thorns, she was given a white girdle of perpetual chastity by angels; (6) predicted date of her own death; (7) clairvoyance (able to read hearts and minds of those aroud her); (8) gift of healing; (9) posthumously gave spiritual and material help to sisters at the convent she founded

St. Teresa of Avila () [3/28/1515-10/4/1582](1)

St. Thomas Garcia the Almsgiver of Villanova () [1488-9/8/1555] - (1) ; (2)

St. William Eiselin () [1564-3/28/1588] - (1)

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