12 March 1622 Canonizations – 400 years ago today

On this day, 12 March, in 1622 Pope Gregory XV canonized Sts. Teresa of Avila, Ignatius of Loyola, Francis Xavier, Philip Neri and Isidore the Farmer.

“Four Spaniards and a saint!”

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Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. Roy says:

    Three Spaniards and a Saint!

  2. Vincent1967 says:

    In the Litany of Saint Philip Neri is the invocation, Gemma Sacerdotum, Ora pro nobis.
    Choicest of priests, pray for us!

    I pray it for you, dear Fr Z, and for all good and holy priests

  3. Sportsfan says:

    2 Spaniards, 1 Italian and 2 Basque saints.

  4. Jack007 says:

    “2 Basque saints”

    Yes! LOL

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