Born in Ghyvelde, France
Père Frédéric Janssoone, O.F.M. ordained a Franciscan Priest
Sent to the Holy Land to maintain two sacred churches and regulated services in the Holy Sepulcher and in the Church of the Nativity
Built a church in Bethlehem
Revived an old custom of walking the Stations of the Cross through the streets of Jerusalem
His mission extended to five nations, Egypt, France, Syria, the Holy Land and Canada
He helped develop the shrine of Our Lady at Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec
At the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary, he was one of three witnesses to a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary which came to life
Helped erect several life-size Ways of the Cross in Canada, one of which is at the Sanctuary of Reparation in Montreal
He collected many sacred relics from the Holy Land and brought them to Canada where he was known as a "Miracle Worker"
He died of stomach cancer and is buried in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec
The miracle for his Beatification was attributed to his relic touching and curing a person with cancer
Spiritual assistant for the Franciscan Third Order now known as the Secular Franciscan Order SFO
Composed a Manual for the Third Order and later updated and released under the title The Third Order, Its Rule and Its Excellence.
A reliquary locket containing the hair of Bl. Frederic Jansoone was loaned to a Pittsburgh mother having complications in the fifth month of her pregnancy. Her baby was born four months premature and had a birth weight of 1lb. 10oz. The baby's eyes, fingers and toes developed outside the womb and the infant was born healthy and never experienced any complications!