Monthly Archives: December 2010

December 15th – Bl. Mary of the Angels (1661-1717)

Bl. Mary of the Angels (1661 -1717) – Virgin / Religious Feast Day – December 15th   Born:   Mary Fontanella in 1661 at Baldinero, Italy Died:   December 16, 1717 of natural causes Beatified:  1865 by Pope Pius IX Canonized:  pending … Continue reading

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December 14th – St. John of the Cross (1542-1591)

St. John of the Cross – Priest/Doctor of the Church Feast Day – December 14th   Born Juan de Yepes Alvarez on June 24, 1542 in Fontiveros in Old Castile Spain, twenty-four miles north of Avila.  He was youngest of … Continue reading

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December 11th – St. Maria Maravillas of Jesus – (1891-1794)

St. Maria Maravillas of Jesus (1891 – 1974) Virgin December 11th Maria Maravillas Pidal y Chico de Guzman was born in Madrid on November 4, 1891 to the Marquess and Marchioness of Pidal. Her father, at the time, was the … Continue reading

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December 5th – Bl. Bartholomew Fanti – (d. 1495)

Bl. Bartholomew Fanti (d. 1495) Priest December 5th Bartholomew Fanti was born at Mantua, the year is unknown. By 1452 he was already a Carmelite priest and instituted an association of lay people under the patronage of Our Lady of … Continue reading

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