Blessed Seelos was born Füssen,Bavaria and baptized at St. Mang Basilica on the day of his birth. CatholicTV will be airing a documentary about the life of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos called the Tireless Intercessor beginning the week of October 5th in our Catholic Saints and Lay People block.
His Holiness Pope John Paul II, proclaimed Father Seelos Blessed in St. Peter's Square on April 9th of the Solemn Jubilee Year 2000. The Seelos Shrine is located in New Orleans. Blessed Seelos Feast Day is October 5.