Saints

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Jane Frances de Chantal

Widowed baroness, mother, founder of the Congregation of the Visitation, who died in 1641

Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney

The Cure of Ars, d. 1869

Jeanne de Valois

St. Jeanne, also known as Jehanne de France or Jane of Valois, queen, founder of the Annonciades. She died in 1505

Jerome Emiliani

Soldier, priest, founder of the Order of Somascha, d. 1537

Joachim

According to apocryphal literature, the father of Mary

Joan of Arc

St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. On January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to pious parents of the French peasant class in the obscure village of Domremy, near the province of Lorraine. At a very early age, she was said to have heard the voices of St. Michael, St. Catherine, and St. Margaret.

John Berchmans

Jesuit, always pious, who died in 1621 at the age of 22.

Or John Boast. Priest, martyred at Durham in 1594. One of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.

John Capistran

Lawyer, governor, ambassador, became a Franciscan priest and a renowned preacher, died in 1456

John Twenge

Canon regular, prior of St. Mary's, Bridlington. Miracle-worker, d. 1379

Roman martyrs, c. 362

John of God

Portuguese shepherd, soldier, bookseller, finally found his niche caring for the health of the poor in Granada, became de facto founder of a religious order, d. 1550

Josaphat Kuncevyc

Lithuanian-born Basilian monk and Ruthenian Rite archbishop of Polotsk, writer. He loved to make profound bows while reciting the Jesus Prayer. Martyred in 1623

Joseph Calasanctius

Priest, founder of the Piarists, d. 1648.

Joseph of Cupertino

Mystic from a very young age, priest, d. 1663

Martyred in the Diocletian persecution. The oldest notice says that she died near Naples; the notion that she lived in Nicomedia is strictly legendary

Niece of St. Alexis Falconieri. She founded the Servite Third Order, and died in 1341