1 to 7 June 2014

The round up for 1 to 7 June 2014.

There are no beatifications scheduled for this week.

Sunday 1 June, in 1706 in Detroit, the martyrdom of Constantin Dechalle.  A Recollect priest, he was the missionary who founded the first church in Detroit, S Anne’s.  He was killed while trying to bring peace to two battling Native American tribes.  I am not aware of a cause for his canonization.

Also 1 June, in 1972, the repose of Paul Francis Leibold.  Archbishop of Cincinatii, born in Dayton, he was adviser to Sr Neuzil.  I am not aware of a cause for his canonization.

Monday 2 June, of interest to the Breton, the memory of the Martyrs of Laos.  The cause is being overseen by a Breton diocese, but additionally, among their number are found the Servants of God Jean-Baptiste Malo, priest of the Paris Foreign Missions Society, and Vincent L’Henoret and Joseph Boissel, priests of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Bretons martyred in Laos.  This cause went to Rome in 2011.

Tuesday 3 June, in San Pedro in 1992, the repose of the Servant of God Patrick Peyton.  A priest from Ireland with the Congregation of the Holy Cross, he is most known for encouraging the devotion to the Rosary.  His cause went to Rome in 2012.

Also 3 June, in 1548 in Mexico City, the repose of Juan de Zumarraga.  A Franciscan priest and the first Bishop of Mexico, he was the first Bishop of the American Southwest.  Known for his personal holiness and for his support for the indigenous people, he was known as the Protector of the Indians.  I am not aware of a cause for his canonization.

Also 3 June, of interest in Canada, the repose of the Venerable Servant of God Vital-Justin Grandin.

Wednesday 4 June, in 1696, the memory of the Martyrs of the Second Pueblo Revolt.  This second revolt, much smaller than the first, was also the last.  The Franciscan priests known to have been massacred over the course of the uprising are Francisco de Jesus Maria Casanas, Jose de Arbizu, Antonio de Carbonel, Francisco Corvera and Antonio Moreno.  I am not aware of a cause for their canonization.

Also 4 June, of interest in Bolivia, the martyrdom of Paul Emilian Reynaud, called Venerable popularly, though not officially.

Thursday 5 June, I have nothing.

Friday 6 June, in 1977 in Arnaudville, Louisiana, the repose of the Servant of God Auguste Pelafigue.  Born in France, known as Nonco, he was a layman of striking personal piety whose cause appears to be promoted by laypeople.  It is only recently opened.

Saturday 7 June, in Denver in 1918, the repose of the Servant of God Julia Greeley.  Born a slave, this laywoman and Third Order Franciscan converted to the Church and became known for her work with the poor in Denver.  She has been long considered holy, but the cause for her sainthood was only recently opened.

All the saints, orate pro nobis.

All the martyrs, orate pro nobis.

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