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June: OP Calendar
Bls. Sadoc & Companions (+1260);
Hungarian, priest, preacher, plus entire Community of 49, massacred by Tartars at Sandomir, Poland.
(Ascension Thursday does not occur after June 3.)
St. Peter of Verona (+1252) [M]
AKA "St Peter Martyr", Italian, priest, zealous preacher, inquisitor, martyred by a heretic near Como," Protomartyr of the Order" because canonized, but see May 29, canonized1253.
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Bls. Diana d'Andalo (1200-1236);
Cecilia Cesarini (1200-1290);
Amata (or Amy)
Italian, virgins, nuns, ascetics, friends of St. Dominic (May 24 and Aug. 8) and Bl. Jordan (Feb. 13). Bl. Amata had been part of this group, but is no where in the current, official Dominican calendar because nothing is known of her other than that she lived with the other two. All three were beatified by Leo XIII in 1891.
Bl. John Dominici (1357-1419)
AKA "John Dominic", Italian, Archbishop of Ragusa, cardinal, renowned diplomat, educator.
Bl. Stephen Bandelli (1369-1450)
Italian, priest, famous preacher, patron of Saluzzo, town in NW Italy.
(Pentecost does not occur after June 13.)
Bl. Hosanna of Mantua (1449-1505)
Italian, virgin, celebrated mystic, author, adviser to lawmakers, Lay Dominican.
Bl. Margaret Ebner (1291-1351)
German, virgin, nun, well-known mystic of the "Golden Age" of German mysticism, friend of Tauler.
Bl. Innocent V (1224-1276)
AKA "Peter of Tarentaise", French, pope (1276, first Dominican pope), scholar, administrator, Archbishop of Lyons.