List of Servants of God

In the Catholic Church, Servant of God is the style used for a person who has been posthumously declared "heroic in virtue" during the investigation and process leading to canonisation as a saint.[1]

Funerary inscription calling the deceased Maxima an Ancilla Christi (AD 525)

The following is an incomplete list of people declared to be a Servant of God. The list is in alphabetical order by Christian name but, if necessary, by surname or the place or attribute part of the name.

Servant of God Date of death Date declared Servant of God Ethnicity Country / Region of Residency / Citizenship / Nationality Diocese Notes / References
Ángel Herrera Oria 1968 1996 Spanish Spain
Antoni Gaudí 1926 2000 Spanish Spain Barcelona
Antony Thachuparambil 1963 2009 Malayali Kerala, India Thrissur
Barbora Žagarietė 1648 2015 Lithuanian Grand Duchy of Lithuania Šiauliai
Bastiampillai Anthonipillai Thomas 1964 2006 Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka Jaffna
Benedict XIIIPope Benedict XIII 1730 1755 Italian Papal States
Black Elk 1950 2017 Lakota United States Rapid City [2]
Blandina Segale 1941 2015 Italian American United States
Carlo Braga 1971 2013 Italian Italy; Philippines
Catherine Doherty 1985 2000 Russian Canadian Canada
Cecilia Rosa de Jesús Talangpaz 1731 1999 Filipino Philippines
Chiara Corbella Petrillo 2012 2018 Italian Italy Rome
Dalisay Lazaga 1971 2012 Filipino Philippines
Darwin Ramos 1994 2012 Filipino Metro Manila, Philippines Cubao Street child, Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin 1840 2005 Russian United States Altoona-Johnstown
Dionisia de Santa María Mitas Talangpaz 1732 1999 Filipino Philippines
Dorothy Day 1980 2000 English– and Irish American United States
Eduardo Francisco Pironio 1998 2007 Argentina
Edward J. Flanagan 1948 2012 Irish American United States Omaha
Eileen Rosaline O'Connor 1921 2018 Australian Australia Sydney Co-founder of the Society of Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor
Elena of Montenegro, Queen of Italy 1952 2001 Montenegrin Montenegro; Italy
Elisabeth Leseur 1914 1934
Elizabeth Prout 1864 2008
Élisabeth of France 1794 1953 French France Paris martyred during French Revolution
Emil Kapaun 1951 1993 American United States of America Roman Catholic Diocese of Wichita U.S. Army Chaplain during the Korean War
Emiliano Tardif 1999 2010 Canadian Canada Santo Domingo
Eusebio Kino 1711 Hermosillo
Euzebiusz Huchracki 1942 2003 Polish Poland Pelplin martyred in Schloss Hartheim[3]
Ferdinando Casagrande 1944 1998 Italian Italy Bologna martyred in Marzabotto
Fidelis Thaliath 2008 2021 Indian India Syro-Malabar Church
Francis II of the Two Sicilies 1894 2020 Kingdom of the Two Sicillies
Francis Xavier Ford 1952 Irish American China
Francisca del Espiritu Santo Fuentes 1711 2003
Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz 1948 1951 Portuguese Portugal Patriarchate of Lisbon
Frank Duff 1980 1996 Ireland
Geevarghese Ivanios 1953 2007 Kerala, India
George Vakayil 1931 2013 Kerala, India
Giovanni Fornasini 1944 1998 Italian Italy Bologna martyred in Marzabotto
Xu Guangqi 1633 1933 (redeclared 2010) Han Chinese China (Ming dynasty) Shanghai
Guido Schaffer 2009 2014 Brazil
Hélder Pessoa Câmara 1999 2015 Brazilian Brazil Olinda and Recife Helped form the Episcopal Conference of Brazil
Henry II the Pious 1241 2015 Silesian Duchy of Silesia Legnica
Henryk Szuman 1939 2003 Polish Poland Pelplin martyred in Bydgoszcz[4]
Ida Mari 1981 Italian Italy
Ignatius Spencer 1864 2007
Isaac Hecker 1888 2008
Isabella I of Castile 1504 1974 Castilian Kingdom of Castile
James II of England 1701 1734 English United Kingdoms; France Paris Jacobite claimant to the throne of England
Joaquina María Mercedes Barcelo Pages 1940 2002
John Berthier 1908
John Hardon 2000 2002
John Peter Savarinayagam 1979 2019 Tamil Tamilnadu, India Roman Catholic Diocese of Kumbakonam Capuchin Priest
Józef Cyrek 1940 1994 Polish Poland Pelplin
Julia Navarrete Guerrero 1974 1985 Mexican
Julius Nyerere 1999 2005 Tanzania Musoma
Kazimierz Dembowski 1942 1994 Polish Poland Pelplin
Kazimierz Wojciechowski 1941 1994 Polish Poland Pelplin
Luigi Giussani 2005 2012 Italian Italy Milan
Luis Cáncer 1549 2015 Spanish Spain Saint Petersburg

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Luisa Piccarreta 1947 2006
Maria Clotilde of Savoy 1911 1942 Italian Italy Turin
Mamerto Esquiú 1883 2005
Marcel Van 1959 1997 Vietnamese Vietnam
María Beatríz del Rosario Arroyo 1957 2009 Filipino Philippines
Maria Esperanza de Bianchini 2004 2010
Marie Gertrude Gros 1905 2012
Mathew Kavukattu 1969 1994 Malayali Kerala, India
Mathew Makil 1914 2009 Malayali/Knanaya India
Matilde Salem 1961 1961 Syrian Aleppo, Syria Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Aleppo
Matteo Ricci 1610 1984 (redeclared 2010) Italian Papal States; China (Ming dynasty) Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia
Nguyễn Văn Thuận 2002 2007 Vietnamese Vietnam
Nicola D'Onofrio 1964 2000
Piotr Szarek 1939 1994 Polish Poland Pelplin
Pius VIIPope Pius VII 1823 2007 Italian Papal States
Prosper Guéranger 1875 2005
Rafael Merry del Val 1930 1953
Raymond FC Mascarenhas 1960 2008
Reynolds Purackal 1988 2010 Malayali India Alappuzha
Richard Henkes 1945 2002 German Germany
Salvo D'Acquisto 1943 2001
Stanisław Wiórek 1939 1994 Polish Poland Pelplin
Teófilo Bastida Camomot 1988 2010 Filipino Philippines Cebu City
Terence Cooke 1983 1992 Irish American United States New York
Theodore Foley 1974 2008
Thea Bowman 1937 1990 African American United States Mississippi
Thomas Cooray 1988 2011 Sinhalese Sri Lanka Colombo
Trương Bửu Diệp 1946 2014 Vietnamese Vietnam Cần Thơ
Ubaldo Marchioni 1944 1998 Italian Italy Bologna martyred in Marzabotto
Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly 1929 2009 Malayali Kerala, India
Vincent R. Capodanno 1967 2006 Italian American United States New York A United States Navy Chaplain who was killed in the line of duty
Walter Ciszek 1984 1990 Polish American United States Allentown
William Finnemann 1942 1999 German German Empire

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pressing Sainthood for a Beloved Archbishop. (December 12, 2004). Fuchs, Marek. The New York Times. Accessed February 28, 2010.
  2. ^ https://www.catholicnews.com/services/englishnews/2017/sainthood-cause-of-lakota-catechist-moves-forward.cfm
  3. ^ "Męczennik z Katowic - Prowincja Wniebowzięcia NMP Zakonu Braci Mniejszych w Polsce". Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Parafia p.w. Św.Wojciecha Starogard Gdański :: Ks. Henryk Szuman". Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  5. ^ ""La Florida"". Retrieved 19 February 2017.

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