March 31 - Saint Bonaventure

Joined the Servite Order in 1448, and became a Bible expert,Though he was noted by his brothers for his love of comtemplative silence, he became one of the greatest Servite preachers, preaching missions throughout southern Italy and the Papal States, always on the theme of repentance; Pope Sixtus IV referred to him as the Apostolic Preacher.
Served several years as vicar-general of his order.