List of Servants of God

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

In the Latin Church of 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]

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 Nationality or Ethnicity
(Citizenship)
Diocese Notes/References
Alfredo Maria Aranda Obviar 1978 2001 Filipino Lucena City
Aloysius Ellacuria, CMF 1981 2014 Basque (US Citizen) Los Angeles Archdiocese
Aloysius Schwartz 1992 2003
Ángel Herrera Oria 1968 1996
Antoni Gaudí 1926 2000 Spanish Barcelona
Antony Thachuparambil 1963 2009
Augustus Tolton 1897 2010
Carlo Braga 1971 2013
Catherine Doherty 1985 2000
Cecilia Rosa De Jesus Talangpaz 1731 1999
Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin 1840 2005
Dionisia De Santa Maria Mitas Talangpaz 1732 1999
Dorothy Day 1980 2000
Eduardo Francisco Pironio 1998 2007
Elena of Montenegro, queen of Italy 1952 2001 Montenegrin
Elisabeth Leseur 1914 1934
Elizabeth Prout 1864 2008
Eusebio Kino 1711 Hermosillo
Francisca del Espiritu Santo Fuentes 1711 2003
François-Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận 2002 2007
Frank Duff 1980 1996
Fulton J. Sheen 1979 2002
Geevarghese Mar Ivanios 1953 2007
George Vakayil 1931 2013
Ida Mari 1981 Italian
Isabella I of Castile 1504 1974 Spanish (Kingdom of Castile)
Ignatius Spencer 1864 2007
Isaac "The Yellow Dart" Hecker 1888 2008
Ignacia del Espiritu Santo Juco 1748 1986
Joaquina Maria Mercedes Barcelo Pages 1940 2002
John Hardon 2000 2002
Julius Nyerere 1999 2005 Tanzania Musoma
Luigi Giussani 2005 2012 Italian Milan
Luisa Piccarreta 1947 2006
Benedict XIIIPope Benedict XIII 1730 1755 Italian (Papal States)
John Paul IPope John Paul I 1978 2003 Italian (Vatican City)
Pius VIIPope Pius VII 1823 2007 Italian (Papal States)
Józef Cyrek 1940 1994
Kazimierz Dembowski 1942 1994
Kazimierz Wojciechowski 1941 1994
Luis Cancer 1549 2015 Spanish Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Petersburg

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Mamerto Esquiú 1883 2005
Mar Thomas Kurialachery 1925 1935
Marcel Van 1959 1997 Vietnamese
Maria Beatriz Del Rosario Arroyo 1957 2009
Maria Esperanza de Bianchini 2004 2010
Maria Orsola Bussone 1970 2000
Marie Gertrude Gros 1905 2012
Matteo Ricci 1610 1984 (redeclared 2010) Italian (Papal States) Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia
Mathew Kavukattu 1969 1994
Mathew Makil 1914 2009
Nicola D'Onofrio 1964 2000
Piotr Szarek 1939 1994
Prosper Guéranger 1875 2005
Rosalie Cadron-Jetté 1864 1990
Rafael Merry del Val 1930 1953
Rani Maria Vattalil 1995 2007
Salvo D'Acquisto 1943 2001
Stanisław Wiórek 1939 1994
Teofilo Bastida Camomot 1988 2010
Theodore Foley 1974 2008
Thomas Cooray 1988 2011 Sri Lankan Colombo
Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly 1929 2009
Walter Ciszek 1984 1990
William Finnemann 1942 1999
Msgr Raymond FC Mascarenhas 1960 2008
Xu Guangqi 1633 1933 (redeclared 2010) Han Chinese (Ming dynasty) Shanghai
Stanley Rother 1981 2015 USA Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City martyred in Guatemala[3]

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