Friday, August 22, 2008

Catholic Wonderworkers: 17th Century

17th Century
Bl. Agnes Albiñana of Beniganim (Discalced Augustinian nun) [2/9/1625-1/21/1696] - (1) ecstasies

Bl. Agnès of Jesus (Agnès Galand: Dominican prioress) [11/17/1602-10/19/1634] - (1) visionary; (2)

St. Alonso Rodriguez of Segovia (Jesuit lay brother) [7/25/1532-10/31/1617] - (1) ecstatic vision the night before he died; (2) healed people via fervent prayer; (3)

St. Andrew Avellino the Confessor of Italy (Lorenzo/Lancelotto Avellino: Superior of the Order of the Theatine Clerks Regular who combated Protestantism) [1521-11/10/1608] - (1) many miracles

St. Andrew Bobola (Andrzej Bobola: Jesuit missionary and martyr) [1591-5/16/1657](1) incorrupt body; (2) appeared in visions to rector of Jesuit school in Pinsk telling him location of his holy relics

Bl. Andrew Ebersbach (Premonstratensian abbot of Teplá) [1554-7/5/1629] - (1) Protestant doctor Michael Raydemius became Catholic when the Blessed Virgin Mary cured Bl. Andrew of a terminal illness that made the doctors give up

Bl. Andrew of Phú Yên (Vietnam's Protomartyr) [1625-7/26/1644] - (1) ship with his relics miraculously did not sink

Bl. Anna of the Angels Monteagudo () [1595-1/10/1686] - (1)

Bl. Anne García Manzanas of St. Bartholomew (Discalced Carmelite virgin nun) [10/1/1549-6/7/1626] - (1) when she "decided one day that if I were to find a man very rich, very handsome, very agreeable, very holy, and who would have helped me in the service of God, that I would have been glad with such companionship," Christ appeared to her and said, "I am the man Whom you are seeking;" (2) when she fell asleep with the Rosary in her hands, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her and showed her the Discalced Carmelites' convent in Ávila, instructing her to become a nun there; (3) Christ then appeared, seconding the words of His Immaculate Mother and pulling Bl. Anne by her Rosary beads; (4) while in prayer, compared herself to a weak straw, and then a God replied, "It is with straws that I light My fire"; (5) twice saved Antwerp from the sieges of the Prince of Orange after she prayed all night

Bl. Bartholomew Agricola () [1560-5/23/1621] - (1)

Bl. Bartholomew Holzhauser () [8/24/1613-5/20/1658] - (1)

St. Bernard of Corleone () [1605-1/12/1667] - (1) healed animals through prayer; (2) ; (3) ; (4)

St. Bernardine Realino (Jesuit priest & Apostle of Lecce) [1530-7/2/1616] - (1)

Bl. Brigida Morello Zancano of Jesus (foundress of the Institute of the Ursuline Sisters of Mary Immaculate) [6/17/1610-9/3/1679] - (1)

St. Camillus of Lellis (priest who founded the Camellians a.k.a. the Congregation of the Servants of the Sick) [1550-7/14/1614] - (1) eliminated a plague in Rome; (2) prophecy; (3) while before a Cross heard Christ tell him, "Why are you afraid? Do you not realize that this is not your work but Mine?"; (4) incorrupt body
Bl. Catherine Simon de Longpré () [5/3/1632-5/8/1668] - (1)

Bl. Catherine Tekakwitha (Kateri Tekakwitha: virgin & Lily of the Mohawks) [1656-4/17/1680] - (1) smallpox scars on her face disappeared when she died; (2) appeared to two people in weeks after her death; (3) Indians and French colonists witnessed many miracles at her tomb

Bl. Cesar de Bus () [2/3/1544-4/15/1607] - (1)

St. Charles Garnier of Paris (Jesuit missionary & Martyr of North America) [1606-12/7/1649] - (1)

St. Charles of Sezze (Giancarlo Marchioni: monk) [10/19/1613-1/6/1670] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) stigmata

St. Claude de la Colombiere () [2/2/1641-2/15/1682] - (1)

St. Edmund Arrowsmith of England (Brian Arrowsmith: Jesuit priest-martyr) [1585-8/28/1628] - (1) ; (2)

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen (Franciscan priest-martyr) [1577-4/24/1622] - (1)

St. Francis Caracciolo () [10/13/1563-6/4/1608] - (1)

St. Francis de Sales (Bishop of Geneva and Church Doctor) [8/21/1567-12/28/1622] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) saw Jane de Chantal in a dream and later founded Visitation convent with her

St. Francis Solano of Spain (Franciscan missionary & Wonderworker of the New World) [3/10/1549-7/14/1610] - (1) prophesied time of his death; (2) prophesied destruction of Truxillo by earthquake; (3) healings

St. Germaine Cousin of Pibrac () [1579-6/15/1601] - (1) incorrupt body found in 1644; (2) guardian angel took care of her sheep while she attended Mass; (3) walked on the raging waters of the Courbet River to get to church; (4) posthumously healed congenital blindness; (5) posthumously healed blindness from disease; (6) posthumously healed hip disease; (7) posthumously healed spinal disease; (8) posthumously multiplied food for Good Shepherd community in 1845; (9) 400+ posthumous miracles

Bl. George Häberlin () [†5/13/1660] - (1)

Bl. George Napper of Oxford (blue-blooded priest & great-martyr under Anglican Queen Elizabeth I of England) [1550-11/9/1610] - (1)

Bl. Giovanna Maria Bonomo () [8/15/1606-3/1/1670] - (1)

St. Henry Morse () [1549-12/1/1645] - (1)

St. Hyacintha of Mariscotti (foundress of the Oblates of Mary) [1585-1/30/1640] - (1) miraculously survived her extreme penances; (2) prophecy; (3) clairvoyance: could read other people's thoughts; (4) Heavenly ecstasies

Bl. Hippolytus Galantini of Florence () [10/12/1565-3/20/1619] - (1)

Bl. Ines de Beniganim (Augustinian anchoress nun) [2/9/1625-1/21/1696] - (1)

Bl. Pope Innocent XI of Rome (Benedetto Odescalchi) [5/16/1611-8/12/1689] – (1) incorrupt body
St. Isaac Jogues of Orleans (Jesuit missionary & Martyr of North America) [1/10/1607-10/18/1646] - (1) ; (2)

Bl. Jacob Clou () [†6/30/1648] - (1)

St. Jan Sarkander () [12/20/1576-3/17/1620] - (1) ; (2)

St. Jean de Brébeuf (Jesuit great-martyr) [3/25/1593-3/16/1649] - (1) ; (2)

St. Jeanne Frances Fremiot of Chantal (nun foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Our Lady) [1/28/1572-12/13/1641] - (1) vision of her future spiritual director St. Francis de Sales, a Church Doctor

St. Jeanne de Lestonnac (superioress of the Sisters of the Company of Mary) [12/27/1556-2/2/1640] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) when she was about to die at the monastery at age 46, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her and healed her and showed Jeanne helping lost children

St. John de Brito () [3/1/1647-2/11/1693] - (1)

St. John Eudes of Normandy (anti-Jansenist Oratiorian priest, missionary, preacher, & founder of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary) [11/14/1601-8/19/1680] - (1)

St. John Grande of Spain () [3/6/1546-6/3/1600] - (1) prophesied fall of Spanish Armada; (2)

St. John Massias (Dominican lay brother) [3/2/1585-9/16/1645] - (1)

St. John Francis Regis () [1/31/1597-12/30/1640] - (1)

St. John de Rivera of Spain (Archbishop & viceroy of Valencia who founded the College of Corpus Christi in Valencia) [12/1532-1/6/1611] - (1) many posthumous miracles

St. Josaphat Kuntsevych (Ukrainian Greek Catholic metropolitan bishop and martyr) [1580,1584-11/12/1623] – (1) incorrupt body found five years after his repose; (2) ; (3) ; (4)
St. Joseph Calasanz of Aragón (José de Calasanz: ) [9/11/1557-8/25/1648] - (1)

St. Joseph of Cupertino (Joseph Desa: ) [6/17/1603-9/18/1663](1) levitation; (2) ; (3) ; (4) ; (5) ; (6)

St. Joseph of Leonissa () [1/8/1556-2/4/1612] - (1)

Bl. Julian Martinet of St. Augustine () [1550-4/8/1606] - (1)

Bl. Julian Maunoir of France (Apostle of Brittany & founder of the Breton Missionaries) [10/1/1606-1/28/1683] - (1) God healed his left arm of wet gangrene on Christmas Eve when he vowed he would devote his life to evangelizing the Bretons

Bl. Juvenal of Ancina of Fossano () [10/19/1545-8/30/1604] - (1)

Bl. Kateri Tekakwitha () [1656-4/17/1680] - (1)

St. Lawrence of Brindisi () [7/22/1559-7/22/1619] - (1)

St. Louise de Marillac (nun and co-founder, with St. Vincent de Paul, of the Daughters of Charity) [8/12/1591-3/15/1660] – (1) incorrupt body; (2) ; (3)
St. Margaret Mary Alacoque (nun and apostle of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus) [7/22/1647-10/17/1690]
Bl. Margaret of Amelia () [†4/20/1666] - (1)

Bl. Mark Barkworth (Benedictine martyr) [1572-2/27/1601] - (1)

Bl. Maria Angela Astorch (Poor Clare Capuchin nun and Mystic of the Breviary) [9/1/1592-12/2/1665] - (1)

Bl. Mariana of Jesus (incorrupt Discalced Mercedarian nun) [1/17/1565-4/17/1624] - (1)

Bl. Marie Guyart of the Incarnation () [10/28/1599-4/30/1672] - (1)

Bl. Mark of Aviano () [11/17/1631-8/13/1699] - (1) ; (2)

St. Martin de Porres (Dominican cooperator brother) [12/9/1579-11/3/1639] - (1) resurrecting the dead; (2) levitation; (3) stayed in his place and did not lose focus on Eucharist when step of altar he was kneeling on caught fire; (4) bilocation; (5) instantaneous cures of illnesses with e.g. simply a glass of water; (6) miraculous knowledge; (7) communication with animals; (8) passed through locked doors to cure the sick multiple times
Bl. Mary of the Incarnation of France (Barbara Aurillot: Carmelite lay sister) [2/1/1566-4/18/1618] - (1)

St. Mary Ann de Paredes of Quito (virgin hermit) [10/31/1618-5/26/1645] - (1)

St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi (Catherine: Carmelite nun of the Ancient Observance) [1566-5/25/1607] - (1)

St. Michael de Sanctis (Discalced Trinitarian priest) [9/29/1591-4/10/1625] – (1) several ecstasies during consecration of Eucharist

Bl. Nicholas Roland () [12/8/1642-4/27/1678] - (1)

Bl. Nicolas Barré of France () [10/21/1621-5/24/1686] - (1)

Bl. Nicolas Steno () [1/1/1638-11/25/1686] - (1)

St. Oliver Plunkett of Ireland (martyred Archbishop & Primate of All Ireland) [11/1/1629-7/1/1681] - (1) incorrupt head; (2) many miracles at his tomb

Bl. Pedro Calungsod (martyr) [1654-4/2/1672] - (1)

St. Pedro de San Jose Betancur () [5/16/1619-4/25/1667] - (1) ; (2)

St. Peter Claver of Spain (Jesuit missionary & Slave of the Slaves) [1581-9/8/1654] - (1)

Bl. Regina Protmann () [1552-1/18/1613] - (1)

St. Rose of Lima (Isabel: Dominican tertiary nun & founder of social work in Peru) [1586-8/24/1617] - (1)

Bl. Sebastian of Aparicio () [1/20/1502-2/25/1600] - (1) incorrupt body; (2) ; (3) ; (4)

St. Seraphin of Montegranaro (Felix de Nicola: Capuchin friar) [1540-10/12/1604] - (1) ; (2)

St. Turibius of Mogroveio () [1538-5/23/1606] - (1)

Ven. Ursula Benincasa of Naples () [10/20/1547-10/20/1618] - (1)

Bl. Victoria Strata of Genoa (Victoria Fornari: widowed foundress & first superior of the Blue Nuns) [1562-12/15/1617] - (1)

St. Vincent de Paul (priest) [4/24/1581-9/27/1660] - (1) body incorrupt before being defleshed by a flood; (2)

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